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BMI Writers Take Majority of Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Nominations

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From News, posted 10.17.14. The Songwriters Hall of Fame, which is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, has announced its list of nominees up for induction in 2015. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that BMI-affiliated writers took more than half the… Read more...


BMI Legends Honored At SHOF Induction Gala

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From News, posted 7.30.14. Beneath the glimmering chandeliers of the New York Marriot Marquis hotel ballroom, the evening of June 13 was one dedicated to celebrating some of the finest songwriting legends of our time. Music icons Ray Davies, Donovan, Graham Gouldman and Mark James were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame; Dan Reynolds… Read more...


2014 Abe Olman Scholarship Winners Announced

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From News, posted 6.24.14. Congratulations are due to BMI affiliates Claire Wilkinson and Cobaine Ivory, the 2014 recipients of the Abe Olman Scholarship. Wilkinson’s smart, edgy songwriting and Ivory’s innovative composition skills topped the large field of entries vying for the honor. Made possible by the Olman family and presented each year by BMI and… Read more...


Del Bryant to be Honored With Visionary Leadership Award

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From News, posted 4.30.14. The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced that BMI President Del Bryant will be the second-ever recipient of the organization’s Visionary Leadership Award. This prestigious acknowledgement, which will be presented as part of the 45th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York City on… 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...


BMI Songwriters Shine at Songwriters Hall of Fame ‘Chart Toppers: Ladies Night’ Event

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From News, posted 10.25.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly supported the “Chart Toppers: Ladies Night” event on October 22 at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles. It was the most recent installment of the annual “Songwriter/Producers-in-the-Round” event series from the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), in collaboration with the GRAMMY Museum. The night featured a stellar… Read more...


BMI Members Shine at Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

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From News, posted 6.25.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters Tony Hatch (PRS), Elton John (PRS), Benny Blanco and the late Sam Cooke were all honored at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 44th annual induction and awards gala on June 13, 2013, in New York City. The ceremony awarded Hatch with induction, Elton John with the Johnny… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Recognized by Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2013

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From News, posted 5.31.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriter Sam Cooke, who was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987, is again being recognized for his work with the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame Towering Song Award for “A Change Is Gonna Come.” The 44th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner on Thursday, June… Read more...


Larry Henley to be Inducted into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 9.27.12. Longtime BMI songwriter Larry Henley will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 42nd Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, presented by AT&T, on Sunday, October 7, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Henley built an incredible career that spanned country and pop genres… Read more...


Remembering Howard Richmond: 1918-2012

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From News, posted 5.22.12. Preeminent BMI music publisher and Songwriters Hall of Fame co-founder Howard Richmond has passed away. He was 94 years old. As a music publisher, Richmond was a vital force in the careers of legends such as Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bart Howard, Shel Silverstein, Huddie Ledbetter and many others. Along with… Read more...


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Recent Songwriters Hall of Fame events

Sep 22 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Song Competition Ends
Jun 12 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: New York
Mar 24 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Song Competition Begins
Jun 13 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: New York
Oct 15 2012 SHOF & Grammy Museum present…Songwriter/Producers In-The-Round: Los Angeles
Jun 14 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: New York
Apr 10 2012 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Master Session: New York
Oct 25 2011 Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions: New York
Oct 20 2011 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Legends-In-The-Round: Los Angeles
Jun 16 2011 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: New York