BMI Puts Songwriters In The Spotlight At 2016 Radio Show

Pictured (L-R): RAB President & CEO Erica Farber, BMI songwriter & guitarist Shane Fontayne, BMI SVP of Licensing Mike Steinberg, BMI songwriter Graham Nash, BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and NAB EVP of Radio John David.

Pictured (L-R): Erica Farber, RAB President & CEO; BMI songwriter & guitarist Shane Fontayne; Mike Steinberg, BMI SVP of Licensing; BMI songwriter Graham Nash; Mike O’Neill, BMI President & CEO; John David, NAB EVP of Radio.

During last week’s 2016 Radio Show, which hosted more than 2,000 radio executives in Nashville, BMI highlighted performances of nine of its songwriters before the industry crowd.

LOCASH performs at the 2016 Radio Show in Nashville.

LOCASH performs at the 2016 Radio Show in Nashville.

BMI-affiliated artists LOCASH performed hits including “I Love This Life” and “I Know Somebody” during an opening night party. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash performed on day two of the Radio Show, offering a set of songs from his new album This Path Tonight, as well as some of his classic Crosby, Stills & Nash hits.

Graham Nash and Shane Fontayne perform.

Graham Nash and Shane Fontayne perform.

Other BMI performers in the Spotlight Series included Better Than Ezra frontman Kevin Griffin, The Roosevelts, Modern Inventors, The Sisterhood, Kyshona Armstrong, Shannon LaBrie and Jonny P.

Sisterhood performs at the 2016 Radio Show in Nashville.

The Sisterhood performs at the 2016 Radio Show in Nashville.

The Radio Show is a joint venture between the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).

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