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BMI Marks the Passing of Bob Crewe


From News, posted 9.16.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. joins the world in grieving the loss of multifaceted songwriter-producer, Bob Crewe, who passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014, in Scarborough, Maine. He was 82 years old. Crewe was famously known for creating the sound behind the worldwide sensation, the Four Seasons, penning a string of hits… Read more...

BMI’s Anne Cecere Elected Youngest–Ever President of the California Copyright Conference


From News, posted 9.13.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that Anne Cecere, Director, Film & TV Relations, has been elected President of the California Copyright Conference (CCC), for the 2014–2015 term, beginning in September 2014. Cecere takes the helm as the youngest president in the CCC’s 61-year history, taking over from her… Read more...

BMI Songwriters and Publishers Lauded at the MonitorLatino Radio Awards


From News, posted 9.09.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly applauds the winners of the 2014 MonitorLatino Radio Awards, held on Monday, August 25, 2014, at the Pacific Palms Resort in Los Angeles. Delia Orjuela, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Latin, was in attendance to celebrate their success. The awards ceremony recognizes outstanding leaders of the radio… Read more...

BANKS Delivers the Divine With New Album


From News, posted 9.09.14. With her alluring, sultry vocals, BMI singer-songwriter BANKS’ music is equal parts soothing and emotionally moving. Hailing from Los Angeles, BANKS has been in the music business for a little more than a year, and has been stirring up interest in the industry since her first single, “Before I Ever… Read more...

BMI Hosts Tour and Panel Discussion for Students of the Actors Fund of America Program


From News, posted 8.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. hosted a tour and panel discussion for students from the Actors Fund of America program, Looking Ahead, on Tuesday, August 12, at the Los Angeles office. During their visit, students were introduced to various career paths and learned about a myriad of opportunities within the entertainment and… Read more...

BMI Continues Support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program


From News, posted 8.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to once again to show its support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program. Sundance Institute collaborated for the second year with Skywalker Sound to host the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound. Its first 2014 session of the Lab began… Read more...

10 Questions With Nathan Barr


From MusicWorld, posted 8.28.14. Nate Barr’s music does much more than nudge nerves or cause one’s hair to stand on end. The first composer in Emmy history to be nominated twice in a year’s Main Title category, for The Americans and Hemlock Grove, Barr’s scores don’t just electrify the air of some of television’s… Read more...

Shooter Jennings Recalls George Jones With Tribute EP


From MusicWorld, posted 8.27.14. Paying homage to the late George Jones comes easily to Shooter Jennings, who as a child became friends with George through his parents, BMI legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, who had a close friendship with “the Possum.” Shooter remembers vividly when Jones invited him to his tour bus, cut… Read more...

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


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...

Los Tigres del Norte Honored With a Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame


From News, posted 8.26.14. BMI Icon Los Tigres del Norte received a well-deserved star from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame on August 21, in Los Angeles. Together since the sixties, Los Tigres del Norte is considered one of the most influential norteño music groups in the history of the… Read more...

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