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Sony/ATV Crowned BMI’s Top Country Publisher

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has won BMI Country Publisher of the Year for a record 16th consecutive time

Sony/ATV Crowned BMI’s Top Country Publisher

Sony/ATV have been named as the top country publisher for a record sixteen times. The historic win was made at the 65th annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville on Tuesday night came as Sony/ATV songwriters were represented on 26 of the 50 songs that were honored as BMI’s most-performed country songs of the year. Six of these songs were co-written by Ross Copperman who was named Songwriter of the Year for a second successive year.

Sony/ATV’s other multiple winners included Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell and Chris Young, while Taylor Swift was recognized for her song “Better Man”, which was a Billboard Country No. 1 hit for Little Big Town.

The full list of Sony/ATV winning songs with the company’s BMI writers alongside are:

“American Country Love Song” ROSS COPPERMAN

“A Little Bit More Summertime” TONY MARTIN

“Better Man” TAYLOR SWIFT

“Break On Me” ROSS COPPERMAN

“Dirt On My Boots” RHETT AKINS

“Head Over Boots” JOHN PARDI

“Huntin’, Fishin’ And Lovin’ Every Day” LUKE BRYAN, DALLAS DAVIDSON, RHETT ATKINS

“I Know Somebody” RHETT AKINS, ROSS COPPERMAN

“If The Boot Fits” MITCHELL TENPENNY

“Kill A Word” ERIC CHURCH

“Livin’ The Dream” TOM DOUGLAS

“Middle Of A Memory” COLE SWINDELL

“Mind Reader” RHETT AKINS

“Move” LUKE BRYAN

“Nobody To Blame” RONNIE BOWMAN

“Noise” KENNY CHESNEY, ROSS COPPERMAN

“Parachute” JIM BEAVERS

“Record Year” ERIC CHURCH

“Rock On” CASEY BEATHARD

“Setting The World On Fire” ROSS COPPERMAN

“Sober Saturday Night” BRAD WARREN, BRETT WARREN, CHRIS YOUNG

“Star Of The Show” RHETT AKINS, THOMAS RHETT

“Think A Little Less” THOMAS RHETT

“Think Of You” CHRIS YOUNG

“Wanna Be That Song” BRETT ELDREDGE, ROSS COPPERMAN

“You Should Be Here” COLE SWINDEL

Genre: Music & Sound Design , Music performance , PR