BMI and ASCAP Celebrate Back-to-Back Blake Shelton Number Ones
Music industry executives and tastemakers, friends and family gathered at Ole Red in Nashville to celebrate Blake Shelton’s 24th and 25th number one songs, “Every Time I Hear That Song” and “I’ll Name the Dogs.” The first song celebrated was “Every Time I Hear That Song,” written by BMI writers Brad Warren, Brett Warren, and Aimee Mayo and ASCAP songwriter Chris Lindsey. “I’ll Name the Dogs,” penned by ASCAP writers Matt Dragstrem and Ben Hayslip with BMI writer Josh Thompson. Ole Red was full to the brim with celebrants, who enjoyed the presentations by publishers, labels, producers and songwriters of both songs. Blake spoke highly of everyone he worked with, thanking all parties involved for the work to make the singles successful.
Back Row, L to R: Warner Chappell’s Alison Junker, SonyATV’s Josh Van Valkenburg, ASCAP’s Beth Brinker, Scott Hendricks, Universal’s Kent Earls, Warner Music’s John Esposito, and BMI’s David Preston
Front Row: BMI Songwriter Brett Warren, BMI songwriter Brad Warren, Blake Shelton, BMI songwriter Aimee Mayo, ASCAP songwriter Chris Lindsey
Blake Shelton and the writers of "Every Time I Hear That Song" with the Warner Music Nashville radio promo team.
Blake Shelton and the writers of "I'll Name The Dogs" with the Warner Music Nashville radio promo team.
Back Row, L to R: ASCAP’s Beth Brinker, Warner Chappell’s Ben Vaughn, Big Machine’s Mike Molinar, Big Loud's Seth England, Round Hill’s Mark Brown, Big Loud’s Craig Wiseman, BMI’s Leslie Roberts, THiS Music’s Rusty Gaston, Warner Music’s John Esposito
Front Row, L to R: BMI songwriter Josh Thompson, ASCAP songwriter Matt Dragstrem, Blake Shelton, ASCAP songwriter Ben Hayslip, and Scott Hendricks