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BMI Composers Sweep 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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From News, posted 8.19.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly applauds the winners of the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, whose musical works have enhanced compelling, popular television series and specials. BMI composers won in four out of five categories, with Alan Silvestri receiving two awards for his music in the science documentary Cosmos. The… Read more...


Michael O Hits All the Right Notes at Hear It Here First Showcase

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From News, posted 8.18.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. singer-songwriter Michael Odokara-Okigbo performed at BMI Los Angeles’ latest installment of Hear It Here First on Aug. 13. Michael O to his fans, he was first discovered on NBC’s The Sing Off and was recently cast in the upcoming film, Pitch Perfect 2. During the three-song showcase,… Read more...


BMI Composers Rickey Minor and William Ross Featured at SCL’s Musical Direction Seminar

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From News, posted 8.15.14. BMI composers and music directors Rickey Minor and William Ross were featured at the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) Musical Direction seminar on Thursday, Aug. 7, at the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles. Minor is the musical director for American Idol and has been a music director… Read more...


Prince Chrishan and the Majestic ‘Minneapolis Sound’

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From News, posted 8.14.14. For BMI singer-songwriter-producer Chrishan, his nickname, Prince, is more than a moniker: Drawing on his love for his hometown, he calls it part of his persona since he considers himself the reigning monarch of the “Minneapolis sound” (a synth-heavy fusion of funk, rock and pop), not unlike fellow Minnesota native… Read more...


BMI Presents Sync THIS! in Nashville

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From News, posted 8.13.14. BMI recently hosted Sync THIS! - an exclusive two-day event connecting six top music supervisors from the worlds of film, television and advertising with the best of Music City on August 5-6, 2014. This invitation-only event provided a unique setting for emerging BMI artists and tastemakers from the Nashville music… Read more...


BMI Presents ‘Don’t Knock the Rock’ Roundtable

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From News, posted 8.12.14. BMI presented its annual “Don’t Knock the Rock” roundtable on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Cinefamily theater in Los Angeles, to discuss music in film, TV and new media. Expert panelists included BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, directors Allison Anders (Grace of My Heart, Strutter, Gas Food Lodging),… Read more...


BMI Presents, Sponsors and Supports Panels at the 2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego

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From News, posted 8.07.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. participated in the 2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego, which took place July 24–27 at the San Diego Convention Center. The four-day event featured exclusive film and TV trailers and screenings, comic book memorabilia, exhibits, autograph signings and panel discussions. On July 25, BMI & White Bear PR presented… Read more...


BMI and NYU Present Music in Advertising Workshop

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From News, posted 7.30.14. Broadcast Music, Inc., in partnership with NYU Steinhardt, presented the NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop, an intensive three-day seminar dedicated to the business and techniques of composing and producing music for advertising and corporate branding. Held July 25-27 at New York University in Greenwich Village, the Workshop focused… Read more...


10 Questions With Dan Licht

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.28.14. For years, BMI composer Dan Licht’s appetite for novel sounds propelled him from one musical discipline to the next. But as he tells it, that bank of knowledge didn’t totally click together until he tried his hand at composing for the big screen—a suggestion that came from his former classmate,… Read more...


Behind the Scenes With The Echo Society

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From News, posted 7.24.14. No matter the season, The Echo Society brings heat and energy to their sold-out Solstice concert events. The Los Angeles-based collective is comprised of like-minded composers, musicians, and artists who together share new sonic and visual art with the local community. Their premiere winter Solstice concert took place in December… Read more...