Performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. announced the winners from the 68th BMI Country Awards on Nov. 9. The awards honor the songwriters and publishers of BMI’s most performed country songs of 2020.
- Songwriter of the Year: Ross Copperman
- Song of the Year: Morgan Wallen’s “Whiskey Glasses,” which was co-penned by Ben Burgess
- Publisher of the Year: Warner Chappell Music Publishing
Ross Copperman earned his fourth Songwriter of the Year Award for co-penning a number of hits, including “Catch,” “Living,” “Love Ain’t,” “Love Someone,” “Tip of My Tongue” and “What She Wants Tonight.”
BMI also celebrated the songwriters and publishers of the 50 most-performed country songs of the previous year. Among the songs honored are “Heartache Medication,” ”Look What God Gave Her,” ”More Hearts Than Mine,” “Old Town Road (Remix),” and “Tip of My Tongue.”
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