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Cuitla Vega Joins the BMI Family

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From News, posted 10.15.14. Singer-songwriter Cuitla Vega has a simple wish: On his Twitter page, his profile reads “I try to touch hearts with my voice and songs …” His mellow music and earnest nature certainly resonate with his fans, whose mentions of Vega describe the emotions he evokes from his listeners,… Read more...


Gloria Estefan to be Inducted Into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 10.15.14. Multitalented singer-songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and BMI Icon Gloria Estefan will be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF) on Saturday, October 18, at the Ritz Carlton South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Born in Havana, Cuba, Estefan’s career began with the Miami Sound Machine in the mid… Read more...


Piva Joins the BMI Family

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From News, posted 10.01.14. Piva has always been passionate about music. Born Herbert Pivaral in Guatemala, his parents gifted him with a guitar when he was 10 years old, which prompted him to explore singing and then led to voice lessons by the time he was 15. Fast forward to 2007, he became a… Read more...


BMI Hosts ‘Making Music Happen’ and ‘Fiesta Nashville’

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From News, posted 9.26.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. and the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce partnered to present “Making Music Happen” Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at BMI’s office on Music Row. This special event included music industry insights from BMI’s Vice President of Latin Writer/Publisher Relations, Delia Orjuela, and Director of Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates the 2014 Latin GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 9.24.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly applauds the nominees of this year’s Latin GRAMMY Awards, presented by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, in recognition of outstanding achievement in the music industry. The Latin GRAMMY Awards honor works recorded in Spanish and Portuguese and celebrates the artists’ unique contributions to… Read more...


BMI Screens ‘Frontera Camino Al Infierno’ Featuring Singer-Songwriter Humberto Plancarte

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From News, posted 9.23.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) hosted a private screening of the film Frontera Camino Al Infierno to celebrate singer-songwriter Humberto Plancarte’s leading role on August 23 at the BMI LA office. The film’s director, Vicky Contreras, and cast members Esteban Franco and Hector Soberon were also in attendance. The screening was… Read more...


BMI Songwriters and Publishers Lauded at the MonitorLatino Radio Awards

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From News, posted 9.09.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly applauds the winners of the 2014 MonitorLatino Radio Awards, held on Monday, August 25, 2014, at the Pacific Palms Resort in Los Angeles. Delia Orjuela, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Latin, was in attendance to celebrate their success. The awards ceremony recognizes outstanding leaders of the radio… Read more...


Los Tigres del Norte Honored With a Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

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From News, posted 8.26.14. BMI Icon Los Tigres del Norte received a well-deserved star from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame on August 21, in Los Angeles. Together since the sixties, Los Tigres del Norte is considered one of the most influential norteño music groups in the history of the… Read more...


Raquel Sofia Joins the BMI Family

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From News, posted 8.15.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that Raquel Sofia has signed with BMI for representation of the public performances of her music. The talented Latin singer-songwriter has performed with the likes of Juanes, Shakira and Prince Royce, and has found her own success with undeniable cross-genre appeal. Hailing from… Read more...


Elsten Torres Treats BMI L.A. Office to Intimate Performance

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From News, posted 8.15.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. singer-songwriter Elsten Torres stopped by the Company’s Los Angeles office to perform a selection of new music from his Waiting for Clouds album. Elsten’s acoustic performance included “Bleeding Hearts Club,” “Keep Me Waiting” and “La Vida Cambia.” Torres was joined by BMI singer-songwriter Raquel Sofia for the… Read more...