June 23, 2017
BMI proudly honored the top 25 songs played on Christian radio during the past year at the 2017 BMI Christian Awards, held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row. The annual event celebrates the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most performed Christian rock, contemporary Christian, inspirational, southern and urban gospel songs on U.S. Christian radio. “Each year, when we celebrate the incredible music of BMI’s Christian songwriters and their publishers, I think it can’t possibly get any better than this. And every year it does. I’m so impressed and moved by the uplifting songs we honored tonight,” noted Leslie Roberts, Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville, “We’re privileged to have such a talented group as part of the BMI family.” (Read full press release here)
“I Am Not Alone” was one of the top 25 songs played on Christian radio during the past year, receiving an award at the 2017 BMI Christian Awards, held at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row. Songwriters include Kari Jobe, Mia Fieldes, Marty Sampson, Grant Pittman, Benjamin Davis, Dustin Sauder, and Austin Davis. Publishers include Be Essential Songs, Benjamin Davis Publishing, Capitol CMG Paragon, Kari Jobe Carnes Music, Upside Down Under, Watershed Music Publishing, and Worship Together Music.
Watershed wants to congratulate our represented songwriters, Benjamin Davis, Dustin Sauder, and Austin Davis (not pictured) for being recognized and receiving an award for “I Am Not Alone”, performed by Kari Jobe. To say “CONGRATS” to each contributor is not enough, but CONGRATS to you guys for being recognized and receiving this award! You deserve it.
Pictured below from L-R is Ben Davis, WMG CEO Adam Carpenter, and Dustin Sauder.