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How to Make Your Songwriting Career Last

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.21.14. It’s been said that it’s not easy to get to the top—but it’s even harder to stay there. The music business is notoriously fickle. Writers who have a hot streak of hits—then disappear from the charts—are more the norm than those who have careers that span a decade or more. Yet… Read more...


BMI and Southwest Airlines Partner at ‘Freedom to Fly’

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From News, posted 10.23.14. On October 12, 2014, Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly partnered with Southwest Airlines for “Freedom to Fly,” a celebration of the end of the Wright Amendment of 1979, which prohibited direct long-distance flights out of Dallas Love Field airport, restricting air travel out of the region. The inaugural one-day music festival, held… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

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From News, posted 10.23.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. extends its congratulations to its affiliates who have been nominated to become members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015. The inductees will be announced by the end of the year and celebrated in the induction ceremony, to be held April 18, 2015, in… Read more...


Longfellow Visits BMI’s NY Office

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From News, posted 10.23.14. The London-based indie-pop group Longfellow dropped by Broadcast Music, Inc.’s New York office on October 22, 2014, before their performance at CMJ Music Marathon. The band has their debut EP Prelude under their belt, as well as appearances at 2014’s South by Southwest, an opening spot on Keane’s tenth anniversary show… Read more...


BMI and peermusic Co-host Successful Songwriting Camp

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From News, posted 10.23.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. and peermusic presented a two-day songwriting camp on October 17 and 18 at the peermusic office in Miami. The camp was initiated as an opportunity for a select group of songwriters to come together in a comfortable environment and constructively work together on their craft. Songwriting participants included… Read more...


This Month’s MusicWorld is Out of This World!

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From News, posted 10.22.14. Check out Jason Blume’s tips on how to stay current in your songwriting See how classical legend Gunther Schuller does it at 88 Get the scoop from BMI’s London Awards And more… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Chris Janson Rocks Radio Conference

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From News, posted 10.21.14. Attendees of the Fall Conference of the International IdeaBank Conference were treated to a blistering performance by BMI songwriter/artist Chris Janson at their closing night banquet. The annual meeting was held (10/14/14) at the French Lick Resort in French Lick, IN and Janson capped off the event with a high energy… Read more...


BMI Writer Ed Roland Helps Kick Off Cox Media Group’s Giving Campaign

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From News, posted 10.20.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. award-winning songwriter and leader of the platinum-selling rock band Collective Soul, Ed Roland, performed at Cox Media Group’s (CMG) Employee Giving Rally, held Monday, October 13, 2014, at Cox’s headquarters in Atlanta, GA. CMG is an integrated broadcasting, marketing, publishing and digital media company. Roland, an Atlanta native,… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: October 2014

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.20.14. Workshops, conference and contest opportunities for songwriters and composers Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Paul Craft

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From News, posted 10.20.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. mourns the loss of legendary songwriter and recent Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Paul Craft, who passed away October 18, 2014, at the age of 76. Craft was known for his heartfelt and often humorous stories delivered by song, including GRAMMY nominated “Dropkick Me, Jesus,” “Hank Williams,… Read more...


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