BMI Honors Country's Finest
November 7, 2007 at 6:39 AM (PT)
BMI/NASHVILLE honored some of the biggest stars in Country music last night (11/6) at the 55th ANNUAL BMI AWARDS at their MUSIC ROW offices. Songwriter JEFFREY STEEL took home the night's biggest honor when he won his second Songwriter of the Year title for the Rascal Flatts hit "What Hurts The Most." The song also took home the ROBERT J. BURTON AWARD for the most played song of the year
Country legend WILLIE NELSON was honored as a BMI ICON for his great contributions to industry. A tribute to the RED HEADED STRANGER included performances by KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, EMMY LOU HARRIS, JOSH TURNER, KEITH URBAN and TOBY KEITH. For more on the star studded night and a complete list of winners click here.