BMI Country Awards 2016

BMI Country Awards 2016

November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016


The BMI Awards are annual award ceremonies for songwriters in various genres organized by Broadcast Music, Inc.. The main pop music award was founded in 1952.[1][2] The 63rd Annual BMI Pop Awards were held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on May 13, 2015.[3] The 64th annual BMI Awards took place on 10th May, 2016, with Taylor Swift winning the first Taylor Swift award.

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Kenny Chesney
bornMarch 26, 1968
Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Thomas Rhett
bornMarch 30, 1990
Ross Copperman
American musician
bornOctober 1, 1982
Roanoke, Virginia, U.S.
Die a Happy Man
"Die a Happy Man" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Thomas Rhett.

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President's Award Winner

Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney[pronunciation?] (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter and record producer. He has recorded 20 albums, 14 of which have been certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced more than 40 top 10 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, 29 of which have reached number one on the charts. Most of these have also charted high within the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making him one of the few successful crossover country artists. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.[1]

Chesney co-directed and produced a film for ESPN entitled The Boys of Fall. He has received six Academy of Country Music awards (including four consecutive Entertainer of the Year awards from 2005 to 2008),[2] as well as six awards from the Country Music Association. He is one of the most popular touring acts in country music, regularly selling out the venues in which he performs.[3][4] His 2007 Flip-Flop Summer Tour was the highest-grossing country road trip of the year.[5]

The Country Music Association honored Chesney with the Entertainer of the Year award in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008. Other notable awards he received include the Academy of Country Music's 1997 New Male Vocalist of the Year, 2002 Top Male Vocalist of the Year, and the Triple Crown Award in 2005. He was awarded his fourth consecutive Entertainer of the Year award from the Academy of Country Music on May 18, 2008.

BMI Champion Award Winner

Douglas A. "Doug" Collins (born August 16, 1966) is an American politician and a United States Representative from Georgia's 9th congressional district since 2013. Previously he was a state representative in the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 27th district which includes portions of Hall, Lumpkin and White counties. Collins also serves as a Chaplain (Major) in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He is a member of the Republican Party.


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Notable Attendees49


Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles45


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News Articles9

Country star Kenny Chesney honoured with BMI President's Award
Daily Echo  –  November 2, 2016
Kenny Chesney (Sanford Myers/AP) Kenny was presented with the BMI President’s Award at the 64th annual BMI Country Awards. Later he will be honoured as one of the genre’s top entertainers when he is given the Pinnacle Award at the 50th annual Country ...
Kenny Chesney Receives BMI President’s Award at the 2016 BMI Country Awards  –  November 2, 2016
The 64th annual event, which is the genre’s oldest awards ceremony, also celebrated the songwriters and publishers of the most-performed country songs of the past year. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill hosted the ceremony at the Company’s office in ...
Kenny Chesney Takes Top Honor at BMI Country Awards
Billboard  –  November 2, 2016
But the focus on Nov. 1 was on Chesney’s history as a songwriter when BMI honored him with the President’s Award during the performing rights organization’s 64th annual Country Awards on Nashville’s Music Row. “Me on stage wouldn’t be possible ...
Country star Kenny Chesney honored with 1st of 2 awards
San Francisco Chronicle  –  November 2, 2016
Kenny Chesney attends the 64th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Sanford Myers/Invision/AP) Photo: Sanford Myers, Sanford Myers/Invision/AP NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Kenny Chesney picked ...
Kenny Chesney to Receive BMI President’s Award Because of His ‘Profound Influence’
Taste of Country  –  September 30, 2016
Kenny Chesney will be celebrated with the BMI President’s Award at the 64th annual BMI Country Awards on Nov. 1. The singer is being honored for his lengthy career as a songwriter and entertainer within the country industry. “Kenny Chesney is first and ...
Kenny Chesney to Receive BMI President’s Award
CMT  –  September 27, 2016
Kenny Chesney will receive the BMI President’s Award at the 64th annual BMI Country Awards on Nov. 1 at the organization’s Nashville headquarters. Since he signed his first record contract with Capricorn Records 23 years ago, Chesney has accumulated 28 ...
Kenny Chesney Scores Another Award  –  September 27, 2016
... the 64th annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville Nov. 1. The honor is given to songwriters who have distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry. Past recipients include Willie Nelson, Brooks & Dunn, P!nk and Adam Levine. Kudos Kenny!
Kenny Chesney To Receive BMI President's Award
All Access Music Group  –  September 26, 2016
... honor BLUE CHAIR/COLUMBIA NASHVILLE artist KENNY CHESNEY will its BMI PRESIDENT'S AWARD during the company's "64TH ANNUAL BMI COUNTRY AWARDS" on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1st. Held at BMI's NASHVILLE offices, BMI President/CEO MIKE O'NEILL will host the ...
Kenny Chesney to Receive BMI President’s Award at 2016 BMI Country Awards  –  September 26, 2016
... accolade to add to his impressive résumé when he receives the BMI President’s Award at the upcoming 64th annual BMI Country Awards. The honor is presented to”songwriters who have distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry ...

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