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BMI Marks the Passing of Bob Crewe

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From News, posted 9.16.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. joins the world in grieving the loss of multifaceted songwriter-producer, Bob Crewe, who passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014, in Scarborough, Maine. He was 82 years old. Crewe was famously known for creating the sound behind the worldwide sensation, the Four Seasons, penning a string of hits… Read more...


Sir Tim Rice to be Honored as BMI Icon at 2014 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 9.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. has announced that it will name internationally-celebrated lyricist Sir Tim Rice a BMI Icon at the Company’s 2014 BMI London Awards to be held October 13 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. The BMI Icon designation is given to songwriters who have had “a unique and indelible… Read more...


BMI Continues Support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program

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From News, posted 8.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to once again to show its support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program. Sundance Institute collaborated for the second year with Skywalker Sound to host the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound. Its first 2014 session of the Lab began… Read more...


10 Questions With Nathan Barr

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.28.14. Nate Barr’s music does much more than nudge nerves or cause one’s hair to stand on end. The first composer in Emmy history to be nominated twice in a year’s Main Title category, for The Americans and Hemlock Grove, Barr’s scores don’t just electrify the air of some of television’s… Read more...


BMI and Society of Composers & Lyricists Celebrate Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 8.25.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. attended the Society of Composers & Lyricists’ (SCL) Emmy nominee reception on Aug. 7, 2014, at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, California, to celebrate the BMI composers nominated for a 2014 Emmy in several Outstanding Music categories. Attendees included composers Ramin Djawadi (The Mountain… Read more...


BMI Participates in the Vermont College of Fine Arts Music Composition Program

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From News, posted 8.20.14. BMI Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and prolific composer George S. Clinton (whose work includes musical scoring for Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, A Dirty Shame, Red Shoe Diaries, The Tooth Fairy, Mortal Kombat, Salvation Boulevard and the Austin Powers film franchise) engaged in discussions with students of… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Fifth Annual Golf Tournament in Los Angeles Benefiting Education Through Music

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From News, posted 8.20.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. sponsored its fifth annual golf tournament at the Braemar Country Club in Tarzana, California, in support of Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM–LA), an independent 501(c)(3) organization that partners with inner-city schools with the mission to provide and promote music in disadvantaged schools. The event, held… Read more...


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...