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BMI and Levitt Pavilion to Present Free Latin Concert Series, ‘BMI Summer Nights’

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From News, posted 6.22.15. BMI and Levitt Pavilion are set to present “Summer Nights," a free Latin concert series to include performances by Mitre, Gustavo Galindo, Elsa Y Elmar, Nina Diaz, Vanessa Zamora, Suenatron, Hermanos Herrera, Villa 5, Natalia Clavier, and Elsten Torres. The four-concert series will kick off July 10 at Levitt Pavilion… Read more...


BMI Writer Pavel Nuñez Visits NY Office

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From News, posted 6.09.15. Latin GRAMMY Award-nominated singer-songwriter Pavel Nuñez recently visited BMI’s New York office and shared some of his songs with the BMI team. Pavel was visiting from the Dominican Republic to promote his new single, “Al Otro Lado de la Calle,” from his upcoming album, De mis insomnios. Read more...


BMI Writers Talk Business at Gamechangers Music Seminar in Beverly Hills

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From News, posted 5.26.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. recently sponsored the informative Gamechangers Music Seminar May 6 and 7 at the Gibson Brands Showroom in Beverly Hills, CA. The two-day seminar, hosted by chart-topping Swaggernautz songwriting duo Jovany Javier and Tat Tong, allowed ticket-holders to gain insight on how to break into music markets around… Read more...


BMI Foundation Announces Nicolás Farias as Winner of peermusic Latin Scholarship

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From News, posted 5.26.15. Porfirio Piña, Senior Vice President of the BMI Foundation and Director of the peermusic Latin Scholarship competition, has announced that Nicolás Farias is the winner of the 12th annual peermusic Latin Scholarship. Farias, a twenty-year-old native of Guatemala City and student at Berklee College of Music, received the… Read more...


BMI Shines During Billboard Latin Conference and Awards Week in Miami

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From News, posted 5.21.15. Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Latin music team had a busy week at the Billboard Latin Music Conference, centered around a star-studded “How I Wrote That Song” panel, held April 29, that included legendary, singer, songwriter, composer and guitarist Glenn Monroig, gifted chart-topping scribe Horacio Palencia, multitalented singer/songwriter Descemer Buenoand charismatic artist… Read more...


10 Questions With Horacio Palencia

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.18.15. Horacio Palencia has many reasons to celebrate. Riding high off his win as Latin Songwriter of the Year at the 2015 BMI Latin Music Awards for writing five songs that rank among the year’s most performed, including “Cero a la Izquierda,” “Hermosa Experiencia,” “Mi Niña Traviesa,” “Mi Razón de Ser,”… Read more...


10 Preguntas Con Horacio Palencia

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.18.15. A Horacio Palencia no le faltan razones para celebrar. Acaba de ganarse el premio al Compositor Latino del Año en los Premios BMI 2015 a la Música Latina por escribir cinco de los temas más sonados del año, incluyendo “Cero a la Izquierda,” “Hermosa Experiencia,” “Mi Niña Traviesa,” “Mi Razón… Read more...


BMI Writers Win Big, Give Top Performances at Billboard Latin Awards

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From News, posted 5.05.15. The Billboard Latin Awards, a star-studded ceremony and concert held April 30 and televised on Telemundo, featured high-energy and collaborative performances by top notch BMI artists, including the night’s three trophy-winner Carlos Santana, and fellow BMI writer Juanes, who lit up the stage with a medley of hit songs, including… Read more...


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...