In Brief …

Faith Hill ’s smash, "Breathe," was named BMI pop song of the year Tuesday (May 15) at the performance rights organization’s 49th BMI Pop Awards, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The award went to songwriter Stephanie Bentley, who co-wrote "Breathe" with Holly Lamar (who is not a BMI-affiliated writer). … Willie Nelson ’s annual "4th of July Picnic" in Luckenbach, Texas, has been canceled for this year. The promoter said Wednesday (May 16) Nelson was taking a break but did not elaborate. Nelson’s Farm Aid benefit concert, set for Sept. 29 in Noblesville, Ind., outside Indianapolis, is still on.