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BMI Congratulates Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer John Luther Adams

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From News, posted 4.16.14. BMI is honored to congratulate Alaskan composer John Luther Adams on winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music. His orchestral work “Become Ocean,” commissioned by the Seattle Symphony last year, evokes the landscape of the waters of the Pacific Northwest, and was described by the Pulitzer board as “a haunting orchestral… Read more...


Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds to be Honored With Hal David Starlight Award

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From News, posted 4.16.14. BMI songwriter Dan Reynolds will be presented with the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award at the 45th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Reynolds is the lead vocalist of the GRAMMY-winning rock band, Imagine… Read more...


Namiko Mori Receives BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship

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From News, posted 4.11.14. UCLA Extension student Namiko Mori is the recipient of this year’s BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. Named after Oscar and Emmy-winning film and television composer Jerry Goldsmith, the scholarship is an annual award that partially underwrites the recipient’s study in UCLA Extension’s Film Scoring Program, a continuing education program… Read more...


Songwriter Equity Act Gains Popularity in the House

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From News, posted 4.11.14. 10 Co-Sponsors on Board Read more...


Marsha Ambrosius Returns With Friends & Lovers Tour

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From News, posted 4.11.14. BMI award-winning songstress Marsha Ambrosius’ two-decade career has included everything from being a member of spoken word/singing duo Floetry to working with the likes of Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys and Kanye West. After years of behind-the-scenes production and writing work following Floetry’s disbanding, Ambrosius decided to step back into the spotlight… Read more...


‘Walking’ Dead Star Shows Off Her Musical Talents for Gathering of Female Radio Execs

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From News, posted 4.10.14. BMI joined forces with the MIW Radio Group recently (4/7/14) to present a very special performance by BMI singer/songwriter and actress Emily Kinney at the organization’s annual “Lipstick and Lobster Dinner” held each year in Las Vegas in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention. Kinney is not only… Read more...


BMI Presents Doc Pomus’ Daughter With Award for 7 Million Performances of ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’

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From News, posted 4.10.14. Sharyn Felder, the daughter of legendary songwriter Doc Pomus, and her husband, Will Bratton, stopped by BMI’s New York office for a visit and were surprised to be presented with a 7 Million-Air Award for Doc Pomus’ "Save the Last Dance for Me." Pictured L-R are: Will Bratton, Sharyn Felder and… Read more...


BMI Statement on the Heartbleed Computer Bug

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From News, posted 4.10.14. BMI has been closely monitoring the threat of the heartbleed bug. We employ state-of-the-art procedures and technology to protect our systems and data. As a result of these best practices, our systems were not compromised. Read more...


BMI Declares ‘Year of the Songwriter’ and Launches 75th Anniversary Celebration 

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From News, posted 4.09.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. yesterday announced the official launch of its 75th anniversary celebration at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas, during the 66th Annual BMI/NAB Dinner, pronouncing April 2014 through April 2015 to be “The Year of the Songwriter.” The Company’s dynamic yearlong anniversary campaign will underscore the commitment BMI exhibits every… Read more...


Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds Honored During BMI’s 66th Annual NAB Dinner in Las Vegas

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From News, posted 4.09.14. Last night, music legend Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds was honored at the 66th Annual BMI/NAB Dinner during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention in Las Vegas. Few creative forces have impacted the contemporary pop/urban genres as much as the 10-time GRAMMY winner.Babyface’s incredible achievements include 11 solo albums, more than 125 Top… Read more...


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