Word Music Publishing was honored with the Publisher of the Year Award at the 2016 BMI Christian Music Awards. This marks the second time in the last four years that Word Music Publishing has been named BMI’s Publisher of the Year, earning the highest percentage of copyright ownership among the year’s most-performed songs. In addition, for KING & COUNTRY received the prestigious Song of the Year Award for their hit song “Shoulders” (Warner-Tamerlane Publishing/Word Music Publishing) at the banquet held on Tuesday, June 21.

“On behalf of everyone on the Word Music Publishing team, we are so honored to partner with our elite group of artists, songwriters, and producers,” shares Josh Bailey, Senior Vice President of A&R and Publishing. “The awards given this week are a true testament to great songs and great team effort, and we’re humbled by the impact these songs have had. Thank you to BMI for a wonderful evening and for their continued partnership and advocacy.”

L to R: Leslie Roberts (BMI), Joel Timen (Word Entertainment), Josh Bailey (Word Entertainment), Rod Riley (Word Entertainment), Janine Appleton (Word Entertainment), Ben Vaughn (Warner/Chappell), Jonathan Mason (Word Entertainment), Trevor Mathieson (Word Entertainment), Jody Williams (BMI) Photo Credit: Steve Lowry

L to R: Leslie Roberts (BMI), Joel Timen (Word Entertainment), Josh Bailey (Word Entertainment), Rod Riley (Word Entertainment), Janine Appleton (Word Entertainment), Ben Vaughn (Warner/Chappell), Jonathan Mason (Word Entertainment), Trevor Mathieson (Word Entertainment), Jody Williams (BMI)
Photo Credit: Steve Lowry

Source: Merge PR

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