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Managing Your Digital Brand: Part Three — Crowdfunding Your Music Project


From MusicWorld, posted 1.29.15. So far this series has examined strategies for using Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to maximize your social media presence and build a community around your music. This third and final installment looks at crowd source funding, a must for many independent and even signed songwriters and… Read more...

Liz Fischer Named BMI Vice President, Corporate Communications and Marketing


From News, posted 1.13.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce that Liz Fischer has been named Vice President, Corporate Communications and Marketing, reporting to Mike O’Neill, President and CEO. In this role, which is based in BMI’s New York office, Fischer will oversee BMI’s Corporate Communications and Marketing functions, including the Company’s media… Read more...

2014 Rewind: Songs of the Year From BMI Awards Shows


From News, posted 12.30.14. The penchant for penning certified hits comes to fruition at BMI Awards shows, as the Song of the Year award, given to the track that received the most performances within that genre, celebrates a songwriter’s ability to enthrall music fans. Take a look back, listen to the 2014 Songs of… Read more...

BMI Rocks the Stages at 2014 Festivals and Events—A Year in Review


From News, posted 12.26.14. Every year, Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters and composers treat audiences to amazing performances and offer career insights during festivals and panels nationwide. BMI stages and discussions are featured at locations as diverse as Key West, Florida, to Park City, Utah, giving crowds everywhere a chance to experience the remarkable talent… Read more...

BMI Songwriter Ellie Goulding Wins 3 BMI London Pop Awards


From News, posted 12.17.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. writer Ellie Goulding was presented with three BMI London Pop Awards for her smash hits “Burn,” “I Need Your Love” and “Anything Could Happen.” BMI Executive Director, Writer/Publisher, Brandon Bakshi, delivered the certificates backstage at the Shepherds Bush Empire in west London prior to Goulding’s performance there.… Read more...

BMI’s Delia Orjuela Honored in Billboard’s 2014 Top Women in Music


From News, posted 12.12.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates Vice President of Latin Music, Delia Orjuela, who has been named one of the Top Women in Music by Billboard. Orjuela, who is based in BMI’s Los Angeles office, is responsible for recruiting new songwriters and publishers, assisting writers and publishers with administration needs and serving… Read more...

Managing Your Digital Brand: Part One - Facebook and Twitter


From MusicWorld, posted 11.17.14. Today, social media is a valuable tool for any songwriting career and you are likely already active on various platforms. However, there are some key strategies to put into place if you want to maximize your social presence and really see a difference in engagement. To that end, here are… Read more...

Fit the Mood With Good Acoustics


From MusicWorld, posted 11.17.14. In an earlier article (“Recording Acoustic Guitar Tracks”), we looked at some of the oft-used approaches to capturing acoustic guitar in the studio, from choosing the right mic, to using compression and other processing. Like nearly everything in the recording arts there’s always new ground to cover, so… Read more...

BMI Attends Preview for ‘Made in Dagenham’ Musical


From News, posted 11.06.14. Made in Dagenham is an uplifting new musical with music by BMI composer David Arnold and lyrics by Richard Thomas, based on a book by Richard Bean. The story focuses on the true events surrounding the Ford sewing machinists’ strike of 1968. The musical premiered on November 5, 2014, at… Read more...

‘Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music’ is a Must-Read


From News, posted 10.28.14. On November 3, 2014, music lovers everywhere will have the opportunity to read the unparalleled story of one of the industry’s greatest pioneers, Ralph Peer. A revolutionary A&R man and music publisher whose career began in the 1920s, Peer recognized the universal power locked in regional roots music such as… Read more...

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