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International Soca Artist, Bunji Garlin, Signs With BMI in London

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From News, posted 9.23.14. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, new BMI affiliate Bunji Garlin creates reggae-infused music with fast lyrics and catchy electronic beats. He has won the Soca Monarch competition, a contest to find Trinidad’s best star, multiple times and his single “Differentology,” the title track off his most recent album, was featured… Read more...


New Newsletter Gives Insight to Your International Royalties

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From News, posted 9.23.14. When your song gets performed internationally, how does the foreign performing right organization know who gets the royalties? In this digital age, how does BMI connect with the more than 90 international organizations that send us royalties to verify ownership of a song? Now, multiply that challenge by the hundreds… Read more...


5 Tips to Turn Good Songs into Hit Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.22.14. I recently hosted one of my monthly BMI Nashville Songwriter Workshops, where each of the 50 attendees had an opportunity to pitch one song to a successful publisher. Typically, at these workshops, with few exceptions, every song played was perfectly crafted. The writers have mastered the use of current song… Read more...


Broadcast Music, Inc. Reports Record-Breaking Revenues of $977 Million

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From News, posted 9.18.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. today reported that it had achieved the highest revenues and royalty distributions in the Company’s 75-year history for its fiscal year ended June 30th. BMI generated record revenues of $977 million, and distributed and administered more than $840 million to its songwriters, composers and music publishers. These… Read more...


Sir Tim Rice to be Honored as BMI Icon at 2014 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 9.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. has announced that it will name internationally-celebrated lyricist Sir Tim Rice a BMI Icon at the Company’s 2014 BMI London Awards to be held October 13 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. The BMI Icon designation is given to songwriters who have had “a unique and indelible… Read more...


Band on the Run: Sometimes the Best Studio is the One in Your Pocket

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.27.14. Unlike our tape-threading ancestors who needed big, pricey gear in order to sound good, these days, demo making can be accomplished on an increasingly small budget, using equally miniscule apparatus. In the digital domain, computer-based software programs and peripherals offer the most bang for the buck, however the proliferation of… Read more...


BMI Sponsors Abbey Road Songwriting Session

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From News, posted 8.19.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. recently hosted BASS Camp (BMI @ Abbey Road Songwriter Sessions), the first ever songwriting camp sponsored by a performing rights organization at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London. The 3-day camp, which was organized by BMI’s Brandon Bakshi along with Bohemia Junction’s Andrew Mackay, included an… 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… Read more...


BMI to Honor ‘Ludacris’ With President’s Award at 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 7.29.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. will present the President’s Award to Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be held Friday, August 22, at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. The star-studded event will also celebrate the R&B/Hip-Hop Songwriter, Producer and Publisher of the Year, the Social Star Award winner… Read more...


Writing and Placing Songs Internationally

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.28.14. With so many artists and producers writing or co-writing their own material, there seem to be fewer opportunities than ever for writers and music publishers to pitch and place songs. It’s become increasingly important to think outside the box when writing and promoting material—and that includes looking beyond our own borders.… Read more...


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