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BMI Supports Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Music Production Program

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From News, posted 7.15.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. showed its support of Mexico’s esteemed university, Tec de Monterrey, which has begun a study abroad curriculum in Los Angeles for its Music Production Program. Students in the program enjoyed a guest lecture from BMI’s Vice President, Latin Writer/Publisher Relations, Delia Orjuela, along with the opportunity to… Read more...


Monica Fernandez of Berklee Chosen for peermusic Latin Scholarship

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From News, posted 7.11.14. Porfirio Piña, Director of the BMI Foundation’s peermusic Latin Scholarship, has announced that Monica Fernandez is the winner of the 11th annual competition for the award. Fernandez, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, and a student at the Berklee College of Music, received a $5,000 grant for her song, “Sepia” at… Read more...


BMI Kicks Off Free Concert Series ‘Summer Nights’

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From News, posted 7.08.14. BMI is proud to once again join forces with the Levitt Pavilion for Performing Arts to kick off its free and open to the public summer concert series. “Summer Nights” will launch Friday, July 11, at the Levitt Pavilion Pasadena with performances by David Garza, an original Rock-Pop-Latin infusion artist,… Read more...


Fifth Harmony Joins the BMI Family

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From News, posted 6.30.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that pop sensation Fifth Harmony has signed with BMI for representation of the public performances of their music. The former X Factor, season 2 contestants: Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane Hansen and Lauren Jauregui, have toured extensively, including at Jingle… Read more...


Twitter Q&A With Latin GRAMMY Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Jorge Villamizar: #AskJorge

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From News, posted 6.30.14. Latin GRAMMY winner, hit singer-songwriter and talented guitarist Jorge Villamizar – founder of the Latin Rock band Bacilos – is taking over BMI’s Twitter (@bmi) for an exclusive Twitter Q&A with his fans! Identified as one of the most influential songwriters of Latin America, fans love Villamizar for his infectious… Read more...


10 Preguntas Con 24 Horas

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.25.14. Cuando la mayoría de los jóvenes de 14 años se estaban rebelando contra sus padres, Joell Jaquez y Mickey Then estaban aprendiendo a componer melodías. Hoy en día, los primos nacidos en Nueva York—criados en Manhattan—son cantautores profesionales especializados en música bachata. Las tradiciones de las composiciones de bachata tienen… Read more...


10 Questions With 24 Horas

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.25.14. When most 14-year-olds were rebelling against their parents, Joell Jaquez and Mickey Then were learning how to compose melodies. Today, the New York-born cousins, who grew up in Manhattan, are professional singer/songwriters specializing in bachata music. The traditions of bachata compositions are rooted in romantic ballads, often about unrequited love.… Read more...


Latin Music Troubadours Talk Songwriting at BMI’s ‘How I Wrote That Song

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From News, posted 6.24.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. and the Apollo Theater proudly presented BMI’s renowned “How I Wrote That Song®” panel at the iconic theater on Thursday, June 19.  The panel provided an opportunity for aspiring songwriters and composers to learn about the craft of songwriting from today’s Latin music hitmakers. Panelists included Latin GRAMMY winners Alcover &… Read more...


BMI Attends Del Records Release Party for Alex Rivera’s New Album

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From News, posted 6.24.14. Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Director Latin Writer/Publisher Relations, Krystina DeLuna, attended an intimate album release party recently for Alex Rivera’s new album El Amor No Muere, Cambia De Lugar. Rivera, who gave a special acoustic performance of his new songs, last month won “Mejor Compositor del Año” at Premios Los Ángeles. His… Read more...


BMI and the Apollo Theatre Partner to Present ‘How I Wrote That Song’

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From News, posted 6.17.14. Broadcast Music, Inc., in conjunction with the iconic Apollo Theater in New York City, will present BMI’s renowned “How I Wrote That Song” panel on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will provide an opportunity for aspiring songwriters and… Read more...