BBB to Spotlight the Importance of Integrity in the Music Industry at 3rd Annual Songwriter’s Night on Friday, May 3

BBB to Spotlight the Importance of Integrity in the Music Industry at 3rd Annual Songwriter’s Night on Friday, May 3

BBB of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky will host their 3rd Annual Songwriter’s Night on Friday, May 3rd, 5:30pm, at The Factory at Franklin. This year’s event will be hosted by News4 anchor Carley Gordon, and will feature performances by renowned Nashville songwriters, Aaron Raitiere, Lee Thomas Miller, and Wynn Varble.
All proceeds from the event benefit BBB Integrity Foundation, which supports ethical business, personal integrity, and smart consumerism in the marketplace.
Each year, BBB Integrity Foundation provides numerous educational programs and events, including Shred Days, Torch Awards for Ethical Business, and scholarships for Students of Integrity. These programs and events total over 15,000 participants annually throughout the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky service areas.
This year’s theme, “It’s Wrong to Steal a Song” spotlights the importance of integrity in the music industry and making consumers aware that when they obtain music illegally or only through streaming services, it affects the music label and all the people behind the music.  According to estimates from Billboard Magazine, for every dollar Spotify paid out to creators in 2017/18, approximately 81% went to labels and artists and only 19% went to the writers and publishers.
Songwriter’s Night is sponsored by Firestone Complete Auto Care and Dalamar Homes. Tickets are available for purchase at http://bit.ly/BBBSWN2019
About BBB of Middle Tennessee
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2018, people turned to BBB more than 160 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. There are local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including BBB Serving Middle TN and Southern KY, which was founded in 1961 and serves 45 counties in Middle TN and Southern KY. Visit bbb.org for more information.

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