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BMI Brings Superhero Composers to Comic-Con


From News, posted 7.28.16. BMI and White Bear PR highlighted some of the music from DC and Marvel’s most anticipated film and TV shows at Comic-Con on Friday, July 22, in San Diego. The duo’s panel entitled “I Love That Song! Composing, Scoring, and Singing Superhero Style,” brought together an all-star line-up of renowned… Read more...

BMI Supports Conductor Lucas Richman at Hollywood Chamber Orchestra Performance


From News, posted 7.26.16. BMI Assistant Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Ray Yee, was in attendance at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood on Saturday, July 23, when the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, led by BMI conductor Lucas Richmond, featured one of the world’s great violinists, Sarah Chang. In addition to “The Four Seasons” violin concerti and… Read more...

BMI Supports Ozomatli’s Anticipated New Album


From News, posted 7.22.16. BMI executives Delia Orjuela and Krystina DeLuna were in attendance at Ozomatli’s private record release event on July 20, which was held at EastWest Studios in Hollywood, CA. To celebrate their new release, Non-Stop, Ozomatli provided a high-energy performance of music from the 14-track album. Produced by hitmakers Sly &… Read more...

How to Get the Demo You Need


From MusicWorld, posted 7.22.16. In the days of Tin Pan Alley, songwriters and music publishers pitched their wares to recording artists live. Perched at a piano in a music publisher’s office, a songwriter would belt out his or her latest tunes for recording artists, record producers, and record label executives. But in today’s world,… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: July


From MusicWorld, posted 7.21.16. 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: November 15, 2016, 12:30 - 4:30 PM. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East, Nashville, TN) Who: Aspiring… Read more...

Learning the Ropes With J.R. Rotem


From MusicWorld, posted 7.21.16. Writer-producer J.R. Rotem is having another great year, with a BMI Pop Award for Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” in May and an incredible 10 tracks on Gwen Stefani’s No. 1 album This Is What the Truth Feels Like. But even though the South African-born, Bay Area-raised phenom can claim a… Read more...

BMI Congratulates Pitbull on Receiving Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


From News, posted 7.18.16. Earning yet another accolade on his climb towards global supremacy, Latin pop superstar Pitbull (Armando Christian Perez) was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, July 15. As a versatile rapper, songwriter and producer, Pitbull is a multiple GRAMMY-winning music creator and BMI President’s Award… Read more...

BMI Welcomes Composer Alison Plante and Her Exciting New Additions to Berklee’s Curriculum


From News, posted 7.18.16. BMI is proud to welcome composer Alison Plante as a new member of BMI. Plante, whose work includes documentaries for PBS, the History Channel and the Annenberg Channel, as well as independent films, national television spots, museum installations, and live theater, just became chair of the film scoring department at… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 68th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Nominees


From News, posted 7.15.16. The nominations are out for this year’s Creative Arts Emmys and BMI is proud to announce that many of the major nods went to BMI writers and composers! The ceremony that will present the winners with their prestigious trophies will take place at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live, and… Read more...

BMI and White Bear PR Return To Comic-Con and Claim ‘I Love That Song!’


From News, posted 7.14.16. BMI’s Anne Cecere and White Bear PR’s Chandler Poling will again return to Comic-Con with another lively and informative panel discussion about music. This year’s edition, “I Love That Song! Composing, Scoring, and Singing Superhero Style,” will highlight the importance of music in superhero properties featuring renowned Emmy Award-winning composers… Read more...

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