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BMI Honored Tim McGraw's 'Dying' Day

October 19, 2005 (7:02 am) GMT
McGraw's hit "Live Like You Were Dying," penned by Tim Nichols, scored the Robert J. Burton Award as most-performed song of the year at BMI's annual C

"Live Like You Were Dying" is proven not only a pretext for . For him it's more than just wisdom words, instead it's his inspiration that could make him a better person in this life and gain a better achievement in his music career.

The hit single, which was penned by Tim Nichols, successfully won the Robert J. Burton Award as Most-Performed Song of the Year at BMI's annual Country Awards held Tuesday at the performing rights organization's Nashville office. In the meantime, Harley Allen, Big Kenny of the songwriting/producing team , and Richie McDonald of shared Songwriter of the Year honors.

This isn't the only attainment that "Live Like You Were Dying" achieved. Previously the single already spent 10 weeks at No. 1 and has won multiple awards from the Recording Academy, the Country Music Assn. and the Academy of Country Music, among others.

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