Stars Walk the Red Carpet at BMI Awards, Including Luke Bryan, Scott McCreery, Thomas Rhett & More [Photo Gallery]

Stars Walk the Red Carpet at BMI Awards, Including Luke Bryan, Scott McCreery, Thomas Rhett & More [Photo Gallery]

Broadcast Music Inc. held its 66th annual BMI Country Awards on Nov. 13 at its Nashville office to celebrate the songwriters and publishers of the most-performed country songs of the past year.

Award recipients included:

  • BMI Icon Award: Steve Cropper
  • Country Songwriter of the Year: Jesse Frasure (Thomas Rhett’s “Marry Me” and “Unforgettable,” Old Dominion’s “No Such Thing as a Broken Heart,” and Locash’s “Ring on Every Finger”)
  • Song of the Year: “In Case You Didn’t Know,” written by Tyler Reeve and Trent Tomlinson
  • Publisher of the Year: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Group

Before the stars celebrated the evening and enjoyed performances by Maggie Rose, Luke Combs, John Legend and more, they strutted their stuff on the red carpet. Take a look at our photo gallery, courtesy of Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com.

photos by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.