April 20, 2023

How I Wrote That Song Season 3: Ann Wilson, Jon Pardi, Lzzy Hale, Tyler Hubbard & More

Ann Wilson Kicks Off The Season Premiere Today, April 18

Clint Black, Lzzy Hale, Tyler Hubbard, Jon Pardi and Luke Spiller Also Featured Throughout Series

New York, NY (April 18, 2023) – BMI (Broadcast Music Inc), Beasley Media Group and Xperi’s HD Radio Technology today announced the launch of the third season of BMI’s signature series, “How I Wrote That Song®,” featuring acclaimed songwriters from country and rock/pop. Each episode of the 6-part series will give audiences an insider’s look into the creative process of writing and producing hit songs as well as the stories behind them. Legendary rockstar Ann Wilson of Heart is featured on the season premiere launching today, April 18. A new episode will air every two weeks on Beasley Media Group country and rock stations nationwide depending on which genre is featured, with the video component posted on To go to straight to Ann Wilson’s interview, click here.

Additional award-winning music creators included in the series include heavy-hitters Jon Pardi
(May 2), Lzzy Hale (May 16), Tyler Hubbard (May 30), Luke Spiller of The Struts (June 13) and Clint Black (June 27).

“BMI is thrilled to announce a stellar lineup for Season 3 of ‘How I Wrote That Song,’” said BMI’s AVP, Creative, Nashville Mason Hunter. “It is such a great way to highlight the vast talent that BMI has the pleasure to represent, and it gives our songwriters a way to connect with fans as they tell the stories behind their biggest hits. Thanks to our wonderful longstanding partners at Xperi’s HD Radio Technology and Beasley Media Group for pushing this compelling content out to their listeners.”

“After two consecutive, highly successful campaigns with our partners at BMI and Xperi/HD Radio, we are excited to bring back ‘How I Wrote That Song’ to celebrate some of the biggest hit songwriters heard on our radio brands,” said Beasley Media Group’s Chief Content Officer Justin Chase. “Our listeners and digital audience love to hear the story behind their favorite songs!”

“The ‘How I Wrote That Song’ series has been a great success, and Xperi is excited to continue working with BMI and Beasley Media Group to highlight the songwriters who create the songs we know and love,” said Xperi’s Senior Vice President, Radio, Joe D’Angelo. “This is especially meaningful to us as we continue to build on 20 years of broadcast radio innovation, both through our HD Radio technology, which delivers superior audio quality and a wealth of content choices for music fans around the world, and our DTS AutoStage in-vehicle media platform, which now supports lyrics, further bringing the songwriter into the radio experience.”

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About BMI:
Celebrating over 80 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in over 20.6 million musical works created and owned by more than 1.3 million songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.‘s Facebook page. Sign up for BMI’s The Weekly™ and receive our e-newsletter every week to stay up to date on all things music.

About Beasley Media Group:
Beasley Media Group (BMG), LLC, a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., is a multiplatform media company providing advertising and digital marketing solutions across the United States. BMG owns 61 radio properties located in 14 large and medium markets across the country, as well as offers capabilities in audio technology, esports, podcasting, ecommerce and events. Beasley Media Group reaches more than 20 million consumers on a weekly basis. For more information, please visit

About Xperi Inc.:
Xperi invents, develops, and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. Xperi technologies, delivered via its brands (DTS®, HD Radio™, TiVo®), and by its startup, Perceive, and IMAX Enhanced, an IMAX and DTS partnership, are integrated into billions of consumer devices and media platforms worldwide, powering smart devices, connected cars and entertainment experiences. Xperi has created a unified ecosystem that reaches highly engaged consumers driving increased value for partners, customers and consumers.

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Media Contacts:

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