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BMI Bulletin Board: May

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.23.16. WORKSHOPS Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop: Nashville BMI’s popular Songwriters’ Workshop Series in Nashville is held monthly under the tutelage of hit songwriter and best-selling author Jason Blume. When: July 19, November 15, 2016, 12:30 - 4:30 PM. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East, Nashville, TN)… Read more...


What You Can Learn From Cover Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.23.16. Cover songs come in a variety of flavors, from radical reinterpretations with little resemblance to the original, to letter-perfect copies featuring nearly identical backing tracks (some even using the same make/model instruments and recording gear as on the original). While there are those who believe that a cover isn’t really… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Participate in Peach Pickers Fundraiser

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From News, posted 5.16.16. Many BMI songwriters played their part in the Georgia Peach Pickers showcase, held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville May 10. The songwriting trio known as the Peach Pickers features Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip and Rhett Akins, and the guest appearances by Jason Aldean, Cole Swindell, Luke Bryan, Maggie Rose… Read more...


BMI Helps Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Celebrate 20 Years of Keeping Music in Schools

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From News, posted 4.20.16. BMI proudly hosted a Board meeting and celebration of the 20 year anniversary of The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, which keeps music alive in schools by donating musical instruments to under-funded music programs. The foundation, founded by composer Michael Kamen and manager Robert Urband, helps provide young people… Read more...


BMI Appoints Eddie Gulley as New CIO

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From News, posted 4.14.16. BMI is pleased to welcome Eddie Gulley as the Company’s new Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer. Gulley, who is based in BMI’s Nashville office, will be responsible for BMI’s strategy and leadership in technology innovation, product and application development, network operations and project management. He will report to BMI’s President… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: April

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.07.16. WORKSHOPS Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop: Nashville BMI’s popular Songwriters’ Workshop Series in Nashville is held monthly under the tutelage of hit songwriter and best-selling author Jason Blume. When: July 19, November 15, 2016, 12:30 - 4:30 PM. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East, Nashville, TN)… Read more...


How Much Would You Pay to Advance Your Songwriting Career?

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.07.16. In their quests for songwriting success, many writers engage a variety of paid services. This article offers a glimpse at some of the companies and services that pitch songs for licensing in television and films, and those that pitch their members’ material for placement with recording artists, music publishers, and… Read more...


Atlanta’s Rising Stars of R&B/Hip-Hop Bring the House Down at BMI’s Urban Showcase

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From News, posted 4.07.16. BMI hosted its Urban Showcase Tuesday, April 5, at Terminal West, featuring a mix of the recording industry’s eminent stars and most-promising talent. Hosted by recording artist Bre-Z from FOX’s hit-show Empire, the evening was filled with high-energy performances from rap duo EarthGang, R&B crooner Jacquees, and rapper/singer/producer Elhae. The… Read more...


BMI to Honor Taylor Swift With First-Ever Taylor Swift Award at 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards

From News, posted 4.05.16. BMI will present Taylor Swift with an award bearing her name in recognition of her incomparable creative and artistic talent and influence on music lovers throughout the world. The first-ever Taylor Swift Award will be given at the 64th annual BMI Pop Awards on Tuesday, May 10, at the Beverly… Read more...


UC - Hastings Makes Winning Argument at BMI/Cardozo School of Law Moot Court Competition

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From News, posted 3.14.16. For the 29th year, BMI has sponsored the BMI Cardozo Copyright Law Moot Court Competition to provide students the opportunity to study, experience, and compete in cutting edge cases of entertainment and copyright law. A highly regarded event, teams of students from law schools across the country presented their arguments… Read more...


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