BMI Songwriters returned to beautiful, sun-kissed Maui for another robust edition fo the BMI Maui Songwriters Festival. This year found singer/songwriters like Ray Benson, Lily Meola, Randy Houser, Jessi Alexander, Jon Randall, Luke Combs, The Warren Brothers, Lukas Nelson, Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, Tavana, The Pistol Annies and the legendary Willie Nelson all gracing the stages of this amazing three-day event. Check out these highlights.
Celebrating over 76 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 nearly 13 million musical works created and owned by more than 800,000 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.