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BMI Congratulates its Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Winners

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From News, posted 5.03.16. Several BMI affiliates made their way to the top of the winners list for Daytime Creative Arts Emmys on Friday, April 29, as the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored their work in popular shows. The complete list of BMI winners is below. Congratulations to all on jobs well… Read more...


Award-Winning Pianist-Composer Peter Manning Robinson Debuts New ‘Refractor Piano’

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From News, posted 5.03.16. On Thursday evening, April 28, 2016, BMI and Emmy Award-winning composer Peter Manning Robinson made musical history by performing live with his unique invention, “The Refractor Piano,” at a concert in Santa Monica. An adapted Steinway piano, the “Refractor Piano” is capable of producing an array of raw acoustic sounds as… Read more...


BMI Award-Winning Songwriter Even Stevens Performs at Retailers Conference

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From News, posted 5.02.16. Legendary BMI songwriter Even Stevens was the featured performer at the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association’s Annual Convention & Expo held recently (4/30) in Burlington. Stevens, who was inducted last year into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, performed some of his biggest hits and told the stories of how they… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Partnership With Texas Roadhouse at Annual Conference

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From News, posted 5.02.16. Last week, BMI’s Mason Hunter attended the Texas Roadhouse Managing Partners Conference held at The Fontainebleau in Miami, Florida. This year, Texas Roadhouse is a sponsor of several BMI events including Mountain High Music Festival, Key West Songwriter’s Festival, the Maui Songwriter’s Festival, and several in-store promotions with BMI artists of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Winners of the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards

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From News, posted 4.29.16. BMI is very proud to be congratulating its Latin affiliates who made a strong impact at Billboard’s Latin Music Awards 2016 on April 28 at the BankUnited Center in Miami, Florida. Among the evening’s multiple winners, Colombian pop powerhouse Shakira won two awards, as did Pitbull and Banda Sinaloense MS de… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Gamble & Huff to be Honored as Legends by NMAAM

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From News, posted 4.29.16. The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will honor music icons Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff at their third annual “My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon” at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville on Friday, May 6. The luncheon, which celebrates the impact that African Americans have made on… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Drama Desk Nominees

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From News, posted 4.28.16. The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards are in, and several BMI affiliates are on the top of the list! The awards, which are voted on by theater critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering theater, are given annually to honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, off-Broadway, and… Read more...


Film Music is Alive and Playing Thanks to David Newman

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From News, posted 4.28.16. Judging by his resume, David Newman’s last 25 years have been chock full of accomplishments that most composers and/or conductors only wildly dream about. His more than 100 film and TV scores (War of the Roses, Behaving Badly, Tarzan, as well as a slew of works for top-grossing comedies, animated features… Read more...


BMI Hosts Belmont Songwriters Retreat

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From News, posted 4.27.16. BMI hosted 10 Belmont University student songwriters over the weekend for a 3-day intensive workshop, held at the Sony ATV Firehall April 22-24. Featuring 10 Belmont students of all grade levels, the retreat encouraged new collaborations and writing groups. The students were able to record demos of their new tracks to… Read more...


BMI’s Jody Williams Receives “Song Champion” Award from AIMP

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From News, posted 4.27.16. BMI’s Vice President, Writer-Publisher Relations, Nashville, Jody Williams, was recently awarded the “Song Champion of the Year” award at the inaugural AIMP Awards. The new honor recognizes a person crucial to the independent publishing industry. Jody has been a long-time ally for songwriters of all levels, mentoring new and seasoned artists… Read more...


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