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10 Preguntas con Elvis Crespo

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.20.15. Es un buen momento para el merengue. Basta preguntarle a Elvis Crespo, cuyo nuevo álbum Tatuaje está teniendo el tipo de éxito en las listas musicales que la mayoría de los veteranos tan solo sueñan con tener. Está claro que hoy lo que más se vende es la bachata juvenil… Read more...


10 Questions With Elvis Crespo

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.20.15. It’s a good time for merengue. Just ask BMI songwriter Elvis Crespo, whose new album Tatuaje is experiencing the kind of chart-topping success most veterans can only hope for. These days, it’s mostly youthful bachata that sells like hot cakes within the realm of música tropical, but thanks to Crespo’s… Read more...


Sergio George and Top Latin Songwriters Honored at BMI Latin Music Awards

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From News, posted 4.01.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. last night announced the songwriters and publishers of Latin music’s most-performed songs of the past year on U.S. radio and television at the 22nd annual BMI Latin Music Awards at the Fontainebleau Hotel Miami Beach. Also during the star-studded evening, multiple GRAMMY award winner, multitalented producer, pianist… Read more...


BMI Signs Latin GRAMMY Nominee Linda Briceño and Singer-Songwriter MV Caldera

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From News, posted 3.31.15. Linda Briceño, a two-time 2014 Latin GRAMMY nominee for both Best New Artist and Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Tiempo, has joined the BMI family. Born in Venezuela and currently residing in New York City, Briceño is an exceptional trumpet player, singer, big band director and composer, and is attending… Read more...


BMI Members Get Discount at 2015 Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards

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From News, posted 3.25.15. As a proud sponsor of the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards, BMI is once again able to offer our members an exclusive discounted registration fee of $425. The conference, which will take place April 27-30 at the Ritz Carlton South Beach, Miami, FL., is one of the most… Read more...


10 Questions With A.B. Quintanilla

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.22.15. Early on, A.B. Quintanilla figured out what he wanted to do with his life. It wasn’t to be in the spotlight, but to help one special woman under it shine — his sister. His focus was on writing and producing music for his sibling Selena, the Latin pop sensation. Penning… Read more...


10 Preguntas Con A.B. Quintanilla

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.22.15. Desde muy joven, A.B. Quintanilla se dio cuenta de lo que quería hacer en su vida. No deseaba ser el centro de la atención, sino ayudar a brillar a una mujer muy especial que ya atraía todas las miradas: su hermana. De ese modo, se enfocó en componer y producir… Read more...


Women Take the Stage at BMI’s First Latin SXSW Showcase

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From News, posted 3.03.15. March 19 will be a big night for Latin music lovers at SXSW when BMI presents its “Like a Girl” showcase, featuring bilingual musical performances by Irene Diaz, Diana Fuentes, Raquel Sofia and Anna Sophia. This special event will be held at Departure… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2015 Billboard Latin Music Award Nominees

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From News, posted 2.12.15. Once again, BMI affiliates had a strong showing as nominees of the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards. Leading the list is Dwayne Sirvestor Nesmith’s song, “Odio” (performed by Romeo Santos featuring Drake), which received six nods, including Song of the Year – Tropical, Song of the Year – Hot Latin… Read more...


The Latin Recording Academy is Offering BMI Affiliates a Special Multi-Year Membership

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From News, posted 2.11.15. To participate in the 16th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, submit your application by March 2015! If you are currently not a member of The Latin Recording Academy or need to renew your membership, please take advantage of the multi-year special rates: Year(s) LARAS Membership (ONLY)… Read more...