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Song Arts Academy Starts New 5-Week Workshop in NY – Apply Now!

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From News, posted 3.26.15. Song Arts Academy, which evolved out of BMI’s Contemporary Songwriters Workshop, starts a new 5-week Workshop Intensive beginning Tuesday, April 14, in midtown Manhattan. The Workshop focuses on teaching advanced song crafting techniques used by the world’s elite pop songwriters to craft hit songs. Through weekly writing assignments, critiquing studies, song… Read more...


BMI Writers Rock Tin Pan South Stage

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From News, posted 3.26.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters Casey James, Tom Johnston, Charlie Worsham and John Cowan rocked the stage at Nashville’s iconic 3rd & Lindsley during the Nashville Songwriters Association’s Tin Pan South event. The high-energy show was based on Southbound, an album featuring the Doobie Brothers with various top country artists. Held March… Read more...


BMI Participates in ‘Bringin’ Down the House’ Panel at House of Blues

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From News, posted 3.25.15. BMI Executive Director, Distribution & Administration Services Michael Crepezzi recently supported the House of Blues Music Forward Foundation’s “Bringin’ Down The House,” as a participant in the “Music As A Business” panel which took place on Saturday, March 14, at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA. The panel, which… 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 important… Read more...


BMI and Songwriters Eric Church and Luke Laird Celebrate Number 1 ‘Talladega’

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From News, posted 3.24.15. Broadcast Music, Inc., along with music industry executives, helped BMI songwriters Eric Church and Luke Laird celebrate their number one hit “Talladega,” which marked Church’s fourth chart-topper and brought Laird’s tally to an astonishing 19. Church is in the middle of a national tour in support of his 2014 album The… Read more...


BMI Writer Astrella Launches Musical Ts

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From News, posted 3.24.15. BMI songwriter and fashion designer Astrella has come up with a unique way to sell fashion and music to fans. Astrella, daughter of BMI Icon and Songwriters Hall of Famer Donovan, has developed a unique line of Musical Ts. Each features iconic album artwork that allows the buyer to download the… Read more...


BMI London Attends CMA Songwriter Series at the 02

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From News, posted 3.24.15. A truly international group gathered together onstage after the sold out “CMA Songwriter Series” concert held at the O2 Indigo in London on Friday, March 6, as part of the hugely successful Country to Country (C2C) show this year. Pictured (L-R) are: Butch Spyridon, President of the Nashville Convention & Visitors… Read more...


A.R. Rahman’s Life and Career Featured in Film at Indian Film Festival L.A.

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.23.15. The life of multi-award winning BMI composer A.R. Rahman, who brought the world the music to the box office smash Slumdog Millionaire, among many other films, will himself be featured in the film Jai Ho at this year’s Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). Described as the world’s most prominent… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: March

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.23.15. Workshops, conference and contest opportunities for songwriters and composers Read more...


Show—Don’t Tell: 3 Steps to Writing Better Lyrics

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.23.15. Our goal, when we share a song, is to evoke emotion in our listeners—to have them not only know what the singer is feeling, but to empathize—to feel the emotion. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is by bringing your audience inside the world of your song—showing… Read more...


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