04/18/2017 - 5:00pm

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Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, BMI Nashville

In his position as Ececutive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations of BMI, Bradley Collins works with people in every aspect of the music business -- songwriters, artists, publishing companies, record labels, producers, managers and attorneys -- as he assists BMI writers and publishers in the administration of their musical works. Among his responsibilities are connecting new writers/artists with those who can further their careers; evaluating writers’ material for potential industry referrals; helping writers in negotiating publishing deals; setting up BMI showcases; and participating in seminars and awards presentations featuring BMI writers and publishers.

Collins joined BMI in 2002 from Acuff-Rose Music Publishing, where he worked with the creative staff in administering the catalogue.

Board service includes the Academy of Country Music (ACM), Leadership Music and the Troubadour Society for the Country Music Hall of Fame. .

His community involvement includes being a member of the planning committee for the Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament, a benefit tournament for the United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee and the Knoxville, TN chapter of Great Strides: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis (CF).

A native of Nashville, Collins holds a B.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.