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Carla Morrison Treats BMI LA Office to Acoustic Set

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From News, posted 4.25.16. Latin GRAMMY award-winner Carla Morrison visited the BMI Los Angeles office on Thursday, April 21, to perform a few songs from her Coachella set for staff and invited media. This marks Morrison’s first time performing at the famous music festival in the Coachella Valley of California. The indie pop singer/songwriter… Read more...


BMI Latin Returns to SXSW 2016 With a Kaleidoscope of Styles at BMI Acoustic Latin Sounds Showcase

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From News, posted 3.21.16. One of the highlights of this year’s SXSW 2016 was BMI’s Acoustic Latin Sounds Showcase, which was held on Friday, March 18 at Departure Lounge in Austin, TX. BMI’s Latin team brought back the successful showcase which gives a platform to a diverse array of Latin music, including Latin pop,… Read more...


1 Million Performances Later: Frankie J Visits BMI Los Angeles to Celebrate ‘Suga Suga’ Milestone

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From News, posted 3.11.16. Singer/songwriter Frankie J stopped by the BMI Los Angeles offices on Thursday, March 10, for a special live performance to commemorate a milestone in his career. BMI’s Vice President of Latin Writer/Publisher Relations Delia Orjuela presented Frankie J with the Special Certificate of Achievement in recognition of his enduring national… Read more...


Gloria Trevi Opens Up about Her Life, Her Music and Her Mission as a Songwriter

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From News, posted 3.11.16. On the eve of the 23rd annual BMI Latin Music Awards, multi-platinum superstar Gloria Trevi sat down with BMI Vice President of Latin Music, Delia Orjuela, for a candid, emotional discussion about the singer/songwriter’s life, her music, her inspiration and being honored with the prestigious BMI President’s Award. The… Read more...


Gloria Trevi and Top Latin Songwriters Honored at 23rd Annual BMI Latin Music Awards

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From News, posted 3.03.16. BMI last night proudly announced the songwriters and publishers of Latin music’s most-performed songs of the past year on U.S. radio and television at the 23rd annual BMI Latin Music Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Multi-platinum Latin music singer/songwriter, actress and philanthropist Gloria Trevi received… Read more...


BMI Gets Into the Act With Unforgettable Performances and Not-to-Be-Missed Events at SXSW

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From News, posted 2.23.16. BMI songwriters are ready to blow the doors off venues at SXSW with the return of BMI’s renowned indie rock and Latin showcases, unstoppable acts at Lambert’s Day Party, welcoming and farewell performances at the Austin airport, and a very special performance by the one and only Iggy Pop! In… Read more...


BMI’s Latin Songwriters Win Big at Premio Lo Nuestro

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From News, posted 2.23.16. Univision’s annual grand celebration of the best in global Latin music, Premio Lo Nuestro, was held on Thursday, February 18, in Miami. The evening featured star-studded performances and an incredible amount of recognition for the strength and talent of the BMI Latin roster, who earned an impressive array of the… Read more...


BMI Salutes its 2016 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.16.16. BMI songwriters had an amazing night at the 58th GRAMMYs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, taking home top awards across the board. Taylor Swift continued her ascendance by winning Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of The Year for 1989, Mark Ronson snagged Record of… Read more...


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...