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BMI Maui Songwriters Festival Mixes Music and Paradise – Tickets Available Now!

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From News, posted 9.28.16. Eric Church to lead all-star lineup of premier songwriters in festival’s second year Read more...


The UK is Doing ‘Cartwheels’ Over Duo Ward Thomas and Their Record-Breaking Album

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From News, posted 9.27.16. Ward Thomas, comprised of twin sisters Lizzie and Catherine, had a feeling that “Cartwheels,” the title track of their sensational second album, was special. What they didn’t know was that the record would soar to the top of the UK Album Chart, making them the first ever UK country act to… Read more...


The Spotlight Shines on BMI Songwriters at Radio Show in Music City

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From News, posted 9.27.16. BMI songwriters took center stage recently (9/20-9/22) as more than 2000 radio executives from across the country descended upon Nashville to attend the 2016 Radio Show and experience the sights and sounds of Music City. As part of the three day conference, BMI, along with HD Radio, sponsored the Artist Spotlight… Read more...


Kenny Chesney to be Honored With BMI President’s Award at the 2016 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 9.26.16. Top country songwriters and publishers to be celebrated at November 1 event Read more...


BMI Hosts Rooftop Party for Americana Fest Kickoff

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From News, posted 9.26.16. The rooftop of BMI’s Nashville office was the place to be September 20, as Americana Fest attendees and guests gathered to kick off the festival with a special performance by Houston Gulf Coast soul band The Suffers. Presented by George Dickel and sponsored by SunTrust, Yeti, Slider House and Flood Magazine,… Read more...


American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers Honors Mike Post

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From News, posted 9.26.16. One of the most successful composers in television history, Mike Post was honored recently by the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers at a luncheon held at CATALINA’s jazz club in LA. The discussion that followed, which was moderated by noted BMI composer, guitarist, arranger, record producer and long-time friend… Read more...


BMI and NRA Bring the Music of Austin to Gathering of Restaurant Execs

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From News, posted 9.26.16. BMI partnered with the National Restaurant Association to help bring a taste of the rich Austin music scene to the association’s 2016 Restaurant Innovation Summit, held recently (9/14) at the Hilton Austin. The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, led by BMI songwriter Mark Stuart, performed in front of a large of… Read more...


BMI Continues Mentorship Participation at ‘Composing for the Screen’ Workshop in NYC

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From News, posted 9.26.16. BMI’s Vice President of Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, lent her expertise to one of six sessions during the annual “Composing for the Screen” film scoring mentorship program in New York City. Directed by renowned BMI composer Rick Baitz, the program provides the opportunity for nine emerging composers… Read more...


Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander Signs With BMI

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From News, posted 9.26.16. BMI is proud to welcome 13-year-old jazz pianist, Joey Alexander, to the BMI family. On a recent visit to BMI’s New York City office, Joey treated the staff to compositions from his newly released sophomore album, The Countdown. Although barely into his teens, Joey’s star continues to rise within the jazz… Read more...


Songwriter Equity Act Continues to Gain Momentum in Congress

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From News, posted 9.22.16. Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA-2) (@RepHuffman) has joined lead Democratic cosponsor Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-8) (@RepJeffries) in supporting H.R.1283, the Songwriter Equity Act of 2015. The bill, introduced by Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-9) (@RepDougCollins), continues to gain support on Capitol Hill, and Congressman Huffman’s cosponsorship is welcome news… Read more...


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