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The Mud Howlers Rock BMI’s February Pick of the Month Show

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From News, posted 2.09.16. Ringing in February with a dose of high decibel rock, BMI featured The Mud Howlers, a four-piece hailing from Sonora, Mexico, for its Pick of the Month showcase. Designed to elevate already percolating performers, the series introduces exciting BMI affiliates to both the industry and the music-hungry general public at… Read more...


BMI Writers Dominate Nominations for Billboard Latin Music Awards 2016

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From News, posted 2.08.16. BMI is very proud to announce that, once again, a majority of the nominees for 2016’s Billboard Latin Music Awards are BMI affiliates. Both Ariel Camacho Y Los Plebes del Rancho and Banda Clave Nueva de Max Peraza were nominated New Artist of the Year, while J Balvin is in… Read more...


7 BMI Writers Nominated for Induction Into Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 2.05.16. BMI is very proud to announce that seven of its celebrated Latin music affiliates have been nominated for induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2016. In the Performing Songwriter category, noms were earned by GRAMMY winners Brazilian music legend Caetano Veloso, Colombian rocker Juanes and versatile Colombian… Read more...


BMI Writers Shine in Multicultural Showcase in NYC

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From News, posted 1.26.16. In the wake of this year’s Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) Week, BMI held a Multicultural showcase on Thursday, January 21, bringing together a diverse group of singer/songwriters onto New York City’s Meridian 23 stage. The capacity crowd enjoyed a rich array of rhythms and flavors, from jazz to… Read more...


BMI to Honor Superstar Gloria Trevi With President’s Award at 2016 BMI Latin Awards

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From News, posted 1.13.16. BMI is proud to announce that multi-platinum superstar Gloria Trevi will receive the BMI President’s Award at the 23rd annual BMI Latin Awards, slated for March 2 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The private ceremony salutes the songwriters and publishers of 2015’s most performed Latin songs… Read more...


10 Preguntas con Juan Galeano

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From News, posted 1.06.16. El cantante colombiano Juan Galeano es la nueva voz magnética de rock en Español. Su trío poderoso, Diamante Eléctrico, está encantado la vida de una victoria sorprendente en mejor álbum rock en los 16 anual Latin GRAMMYS por su segundo álbum, “B,” superando a veteranos rockeros Cuca, La Gusana Ciega,… Read more...


10 Questions With Juan Galeano

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From News, posted 1.06.16. Colombian singer-songwriter Juan Galeano is the magnetic new voice of rock en Español. His power trio, Diamante Eléctrico, is riding high in the wake of a surprise Best Rock Album win at the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMYS for their sophomore album, B, beating out veteran rockers Cuca, La Gusana Ciega,… Read more...


2015 Rewind: BMI Songs of the Year That Dominated the Airwaves

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From News, posted 12.29.15. BMI’s Song of the Year award, given out at the Company’s annual awards shows, celebrates the track that received the most performances on U.S. radio and TV within that genre in the previous year. Here’s a look back and a chance to listen again to the songs that… Read more...


BMI Latin Writers Shine at Una Noche Bohemia Showcase in New York City

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From News, posted 12.15.15. The BMI Latin team held a special Noche Bohemia at New York City’s Meridian 23 on Wednesday, December 9, with performances by Orange is the New Black star Jackie Cruz and her band, the Family Portrait, Latin GRAMMY nominee Linda Briceño, Nico Farias, and Juan Samuel Martinez. Singer/songwriter Farias kicked… Read more...


BMI Rings in the Holidays With Posada En Rosa Showcase Supporting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

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From News, posted 12.07.15. In the spirit of the holidays, BMI held its annual festival – Posada en Rosa – at the Gibson Showroom in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Hosted by BMI’s Latin department, the joyous showcase was held in support of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and featured special acoustic… Read more...