Song of the Year was awarded to “The Bones,” co-written by BMI songwriters Laura Veltz and Maren Morris.
Halsey was named songwriter of the year at the 2021 BMI Pop Awards. The singer/songwriter wrote four of the year’s most performed songs: “Nightmare,” “Graveyard,” “Be Kind” and “You Should Be Sad.” “Be Kind” is a collaboration with fellow BMI songwriter and hitmaker Marshmello. Halsey took song of the year at the 2020 BMI Pop Awards for "Without Me."
Song of the Year was awarded to “The Bones,” co-written by BMI songwriters Maren Morris and Laura Veltz. This is the first BMI Pop Award for the pair, who have a combined total of 14 BMI Country Awards between them.
Sony Music Publishing took publisher of the year for the ninth time. Sony represented 24 of the top 50 award-winning BMI Pop songs including “3 Nights,” “Boyfriend,” “My Oh My,” “Roses” and “The Man.”