Winner's List: 2017 BMI Christian Awards in Nashville

Jun 21, 2017

BMI’s Mike O’Neill and Leslie Roberts, BMI Christian Awards Songwriter of the Year Bernie Herms and BMI’s Phil Graham and Jody Williams.
Credit Steve Lowry for BMI

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  BMI Nashville held its annual salute to Christian songwriters and publishers Tuesday night at its offices on Music Row.

 

Song of the Year went to Chris Tomlin’s recording of Tony Brown’s Good Good Father.

 

Songwriter of the Year went to Canadian Bernie Herms, known for the tunes Christ in Me, Just Be Held, and Thy Will.

 

Capitol CMG Publishing took home the Top Publisher of the Year honors for having the year's most frequently performed songs.

 

According to BMI, the full list of winner's includes:

 

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Good Good Father
Tony Brown
Capitol CMG Paragon
Common Hymnal Digital

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Bernie Herms
Christ In Me
Just Be Held
Tell Your Heart to Beat Again
Thy Will

PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

Capitol CMG Publishing
(Capitol CMG Paragon, Meaux Mercy Publishing, Songs of Universal, Inc., Sparrow Song, Universal Music-Brentwood Songs, Worship Together Music)

Battle Cry
Cast My Cares
Christ In Me
Even So Come
Feel It
Forever
Good Good Father
Great Are You Lord
I Am Not Alone
Just Be Held
Move (Keep Walkin’)
Tell Your Heart to Beat Again
There Is Power
Thy Will

Award Winning Songs

Air I Breathe
Mat Kearney
Façade Aside Music
Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Battle Cry
Lee Black 
Joel Lindsey
Sue Smith 
Hefton Hill Music
Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs

Cast My Cares
Blake NeeSmith
Songs of Gotee
Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs

Christ In Me
Bernie Herms
G650 Music
Pure Note Music
Songs of Universal, Inc.

Even So Come
Chris Tomlin
Capitol CMG Paragon
S.D.G. Publishing
sixsteps Songs
Worship Together Music

Everything Comes Alive
Darren Mulligan
Dayspring Music

Feel It
Toby McKeehan
Achtober Songs
Capitol CMG Paragon

First
Mia Fieldes (APRA)
Be Essential Songs
Upside Down Under

Forever
Christa Joy Black
Kari Jobe
Bethel Worship Publishing
Capitol CMG Paragon
Kari Jobe Carnes Music
Worship Together Music

Good Good Father
Tony Brown
Capitol CMG Paragon
Common Hymnal Digital

Great Are You Lord
Leslie Jordan
Capitol CMG Paragon
Integrity’s Praise! Music

I Am Blessed
Karen Peck
Kenna West
Christian Taylor Music
Clearbox Benefit
Karen Peck Music

I Am Not Alone
Austin Davis
Benjamin Davis
Mia Fieldes (APRA)
Kari Jobe
Grant Pittman 
Dustin Sauder 
Be Essential Songs
Benjamin Davis Publishing
Capitol CMG Paragon
Kari Jobe Carnes Music
Upside Down Under
Watershed Music Publishing
Worship Together Music

If We’re Honest
Molly Reed
Dayspring Music
Goes Something Like This Music
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

It’s Not Over Yet
Luke Smallbone
Dayspring Music
Kilns Music
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Just Be Held
Mark Hall
Bernie Herms
Be Essential Songs
G650 Music
My Refuge Music
Pure Note Music
Songs of Universal, Inc.
Sparrow Song

Move (Keep Walkin’)
Toby McKeehan
Chris Stevens
Achtober Songs
Capitol CMG Paragon
Meaux Mercy Publishing
Moody Producer Music

Prodigal
Dave Frey
Ben McDonald
Dayspring Music
Pencil Prophet Publishing
Run Run Milo

Put Out The Fire
Rodney Griffin
Songs of Greater Vision

Tell Your Heart to Beat Again
Bernie Herms
G650 Music
Pure Note Music
Songs of Universal, Inc.

The Beauty of the Blood
Joseph Habedank
Christian Taylor Music
Clearbox Benefit
Artist: Joseph Habedank

There Is Power
Lincoln Brewster
Mia Fieldes (APRA)
Be Essential Songs
Capitol CMG Paragon
Integrity’s Praise! Music
Upside Down Under
Worldwide Echoes

Thy Will
Bernie Herms
G650 Music
Pure Note Music
Songs of Universal, Inc.

Worry Ends Where Faith Begins
Sandy Blythe
Blythe Music Group
Jeff Whisnant Music

You Are Loved
Josh Zegan
Dayspring Music
Music By Josh Zegan