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BMI Honors Taylor Swift and Legendary Songwriting Duo Mann & Weil at the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.11.16. Taylor Swift named Songwriter of the Year; ‘Uptown Funk’ awarded Song of the Year; Sony/ATV Publishing presented with Publisher of the Year Read more...


BMI Goes to NYU to Talk Music in Advertising – Apply for Workshop by June 3

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From News, posted 5.25.16. The NYU/BMI Music in Advertising workshop is back and better than ever! Spearheaded by award-winning BMI composer Andy Bloch (Human: Music and Sound Design), the three-day seminar is dedicated to the business and techniques of producing and composing music for advertising, corporate branding and music production libraries. Esteemed BMI composer Peter… Read more...


Kick Back With May’s MusicWorld!

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From News, posted 5.24.16. This month’s must-reads include: What You Can Learn From Cover Songs Get to Know Great American Canyon Band Film Music is Alive and Playing Thanks to David Newman Highlights From the 2016 BMI Pop Awards, With Taylor Swift, Icons Mann & Weil and More Best… Read more...


BMI Improves Online Repertoire Database with New Share Information and Enhanced User Experience

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From News, posted 5.24.16. BMI is pleased to announce that it has made multiple improvements to its publicly available online repertoire database of the more than 10.5 million songs BMI licenses. The enhancements are designed to better meet the needs of our affiliates in today’s evolving marketplace and offer a much more streamlined… Read more...


BMI Helps Celebrate Bobby Braddock’s 50 Years at Sony ATV

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From News, posted 5.23.16. To celebrate BMI songwriter Bobby Braddock’s storied 50-year tenure with publisher Sony ATV, BMI executives presented Bobby with Million-Air awards for a few of his hits, including “Time Marches On” with 4 million spins on the radio; “I Don’t Remember Loving You,” with one million; and “People Are Crazy,” which hit… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: May

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.23.16. Workshops, conference and contest opportunities for songwriters and composers Read more...


BMI and California Restaurant Association Team Up To Present Music Licensing Seminar

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From News, posted 5.23.16. BMI partnered with the California Restaurant Association (CRA) on May 18, to present a music licensing seminar aimed at educating restaurant executives on copyright law and the importance of licensing the music being publicly performed in their establishments. The audience was comprised of CRA Sacramento Board members and staff, as well… Read more...


BMI Brings a Bit of Nashville to Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association Meeting

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From News, posted 5.23.16. This year’s Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Spring Meeting featured a songwriter showcase that included three of BMI’s most successful country writers: Wendell Mobley, Tim James and Dan Couch. BMI brought in the trio from Nashville to perform in front of restaurateurs and hoteliers from across the Keystone State, who gathered… Read more...


BMI Brings Top Finisher from “The Voice” to Radio Conference

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From News, posted 5.23.16. BMI provided the musical entertainment at the International Idea Bank’s Spring Conference (5/17), held recently at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. BMI songwriter Barrett Baber, who finished 3rd on NBC’s hit TV show The Voice last year, delivered a powerhouse performance for the more than 100 independent radio station… Read more...


What You Can Learn From Cover Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.23.16. While some cover versions are near clones of the original, many remakes have been anything but—and, perhaps not surprisingly, have often had the longest shelf life. Read more...


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