Beginning Feb. 1, 2014, the Top 10 finalists (excluding the Grand Prize Winner) in the NSAI Song Contest presented by CMT will be posted at nsai.cmt.com.. Through Feb. 28, 2014, listen to the finalists' demos and vote for their favorite song. The song with the most audience votes will be the CMT Listeners' Choice Award winner.
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|A Nashville institution, the Bluebird Café is an intimate venue for audiences to see and hear the music
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|Performing rights organization BMI represents more than 300,000 songwriters and publishers in all genres
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Lyric Mentor: Tom Shapiro
Tom Shapiro is an American songwriters. To date, he holds four country songwriter of the year awards from BMI, as well as the songwriter of the decade awards from the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). He has also written more than 50 Top 10 hits, including 26 No. 1's.