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BMI’s Barbie Quinn Moderates ‘Disney: The Story of a Soundtrack’ AIMP Panel


From News, posted 7.27.15. Barbie Quinn, Associate Director of Distribution & Administration Services for BMI and Executive Director of the Association of Independent Music Publishers’ (AIMP), moderated the association’s panel, “Disney: The Story of a Soundtrack” on Thursday, July 16, at Lawry’s The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills. The lively discussion focused on the… Read more...

BMI Composers Rock Comic-Con 2015


From News, posted 7.27.15. BMI and its affiliates made a compelling case for music in every medium during this year’s Comic-Con, with featured composers talking about their music to the sold-out crowd of interested fans at a number of unique panels. First up was “Behind the Music – Crime, Death and Resurrection,” sponsored by… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: July


From MusicWorld, posted 7.27.15. 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: August 11, September 15, 2015, 12:30 - 4:30 PM. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East, Nashville, TN) Who:… Read more...

The Art of Rewriting Songs


From MusicWorld, posted 7.27.15. It’s been said that great songs are rarely written—they are rewritten. Sometimes magic happens and we get a “gift”—a first draft of a song that truly needs no polishing. But more often, successful songwriters have to dig to find those gems. What is the chance that every word and every… Read more...

10 Preguntas Con Wisin


From MusicWorld, posted 7.27.15. Han sido 15 años desde que Wisin impactó por primera vez a la música urbana como miembro del duo Wisin y Yandel, ganándose dos Latin GRAMMYs, un GRAMMY, y 19 Premios BMI a través de su trayectoria. Y desde que empezó su carrera como solista en el 2013, el artista… Read more...

10 Questions With Wisin


From MusicWorld, posted 7.24.15. It’s been 15 years since Wisin took the urban Latin scene by storm as one-half of the powerhouse duo Wisin & Yandel, winning two Latin GRAMMYs, a GRAMMY and 19 BMI Latin Awards along the way. And ever since he went solo in 2013, the artist born Juan Luis Morera… Read more...

BMI’s Verano Alternativo Showcase Celebrates Varied Sounds of Latin Music


From News, posted 7.21.15. BMI’s return of its highly successful Latin music showcase, Verano Alternativo, held July 7 at The Bowery Electric in NYC, featured a bevy of original, multitalented singer-songwriters. Although reared on traditional Latin sounds, these performers provided a blend of hip-hop, rock and dance rhythms unique to their individual styles. The… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2015 Emmy Nominees


From News, posted 7.17.15. The 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award nominations were announced yesterday with nods going to several BMI composers including multiple nominees Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Abel Korzeniowski, and Jeff and Mychael Danna. The highly anticipated annual ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September… Read more...

‘The Character of Music: Classic Horror Special Edition’ Strikes a Chord at Comic-Con


From News, posted 7.14.15. Saturday, July 11, was a spooky day for the audience at BMI and Krakower Poling PR’s annual ‘The Character of Music: Classic Horror Special Edition’ panel at Comic-Con International, held at the San Diego Convention Center. Co-moderated by BMI’s Anne Cecere and Krakower Poling PR’s Chandler Poling, the discussion on… Read more...

BMI Continues Its Support of Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Music Production Program


From News, posted 7.14.15. Students in the Music Production Program of Mexico’s esteemed university, Tec de Monterrey, recently visited BMI’s LA office as part of their study abroad curriculum in Los Angeles. Showing the Company’s support of the program, which is led by Chilitos Valenzuela of AudioGraph International, were BMI’s Vice President, Latin Writer/Publisher… Read more...

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