Ronnie Dunn Is BMI’s Newest MillionAir [VIDEO]
To be a millionaire you have to posses a lot of money, but to be a BMI (broadcast music incorporated the folks that collect the royalty fees for the songwriters) MillionAir you have to be a very successful songwriter like Ronnie Dunn.
What is meant by “MillionAir”? Well, a songwriter has to have had his or her songs receive over one million plays over the radio or TV. BMI recently honored country music’s most successful songwriter, Ronnie Dunn, with their multiple MillionAir award at a special reception in Nashville Tennessee.
Ronnie Dunn landed in Nashville in 1988, he has garnered an impressive 60 million performances. His songs include: “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” “Neon Moon,” and “She’s Not the Cheatin’ Kind,” and hits with big name co-writers like “Red Dirt Road” (with Kix Brooks), “That Ain’t No Way to Go” (with Kix Brooks and Don Cook), “Believe” (with Craig Wiseman).
Ronnie’s family, friends, colleagues, and associates were all on hand at the BMI celebration, celebrating his career milestones. Dunn now rises to the top of the mountain of BMI songsters with the likes of Merle Haggard, the Bee Gees, and Gamble & Huff.