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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 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

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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...


BMI Bulletin Board: March

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.14.16. 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: April 12, July 19, November 15, 2016, 12:30 - 4:30 PM. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East,… Read more...


Music Apps for Fast Tracking Your Way to Success

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.14.16. It’s 9 o’clock at night, you’ve just switched off NCIS and suddenly, without warning, a full verse and chorus hook pops into your head out of nowhere, and it’s not a bad one at that. Knowing you’ve only got minutes until the song gods decide you’re not worthy and snatch… Read more...


Gospel Great BeBe Winans Delivers His Story

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.14.16. Chances are you know BeBe Winans. He’s been one of the most recognizable names and voices in American music for decades – a pioneer in dissolving lines between gospel, adult contemporary and R&B. With his sister CeCe – part of the very big and very talented Winans family musical dynasty… Read more...


BMI’s Road to Roo is Getting Shorter!

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From News, posted 2.29.16. The Road to Roo, presented by BMI and hosted by radio stations in Nashville and Knoxville, TN, as well as Athens and Atlanta, GA, is pleased to announce the bands that have been chosen for the preliminary rounds! Showcase attendees in each city will be able to vote for their… Read more...


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