NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The 60th annual BMI Music Awards were held Tuesday night in Music City.
The awards took place on Music Row and honored some of country's best songwriters.
"It's just nice to have a night like this, everybody can come together and celebrate what music and songwriting is all about," said JT Hodges, a Singer,Songwriter
While many songwriters have been here before, but there are just as many making their first appearance on this carpet.
"I mean, you know, I moved to Nashville to be a songwriter when I was 18. Nine years later I'm standing at my first BMI Awards and I get to be part of something cool," said Chris Young "I grew up watching a lot of this stuff, seen it from the outside looking in, wanting to be a part of it."