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BMI Bulletin Board: February 2015


From MusicWorld, posted 1.29.15. 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: February 24, March 17, April 14, May 12, 2015, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music… Read more...

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...

Award-Winning BMI Songwriter Sonia Leigh Signs with HoriPro


From News, posted 1.28.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of award-winning BMI songwriter Sonia Leigh to HoriPro Entertainment Group. Leigh, an active force on the Nashville songwriting scene, was featured at Jake Owen’s Beach Party concert, held at BMI Nashville in August 2014. Her newest single, “When We Are Alone”… Read more...

BMI Announces Not-To-Be-Missed Lineup for the 20th Annual Key West Songwriters Festival


From News, posted 1.28.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce the lineup for the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Key West Songwriters Festival, presented by BMI. Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and in association with Visit Florida, Jagermeister and the Key West & Florida Keys Tourist Development Council, the Key West Songwriters… Read more...

BMI Sponsors YEP’s Quarterly Showcase


From News, posted 1.28.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. sponsored a Young Entertainment Professionals showcase January 27, 2015 at the iconic Exit/In venue in Nashville. The quarterly YEP show features three acts showing off their singer/songwriter skills. This performances included BMI songwriters Drew Baldridge, Ryan Beaver and the duo The Lookout. Read more...

Radio Execs Connect with BMI Songwriters in Colorado


From News, posted 1.20.15. BMI hosted a private reception for a group of radio executives that recently attended the 2015 Mountain High Music Festival in Crested Butte, Colorado (1/14-18). The execs were treated to a special intimate performance by New Orleans blues musician/songwriter/artist Colin Lake and award winning country songwriter Kendell Marvel. Lake has… Read more...

Fourth Generation Stampley Signs with BMI


From News, posted 1.16.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce the affiliation of Tara Stampley, a fourth generation BMI affiliate. Her great-grandfather, R.C. Stampley, was the first of the family to affiliate with BMI, followed by her grandfather, Joe, a member of the 1960’s rock group The Uniques and a charting country recording… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its Oscar Nominees


From News, posted 1.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. writers and composers received major nods as nominees for the 87th Academy Awards. Composer Alexandre Desplat (SACEM), already a six-time Oscar nominee, has two new nominations for Best Original Score, while five talented BMI songwriters captured nominations for Best Original Song. The winners will be revealed during… Read more...

BMI Hosts ‘Buzz at the Basement’ Showcase for Songwriters


From News, posted 1.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. hosted its quarterly showcase “BMI Buzz at the Basement” at the iconic Basement venue in Nashville January 14, 2015. Country singer/songwriters Josh Martin, Emma White, Tristen Smith and Matt Chase took the stage to perform their best original tracks in front of a packed house of music… Read more...

Craig Wayne Boyd, Winner of ‘The Voice,’ Stops by BMI Nashville


From News, posted 1.14.15. Craig Wayne Boyd, the winner of The Voice, stopped by the Broadcast Music, Inc. Nashville office before getting ready to head out on tour, including a residency in Las Vegas opening for Rascal Flatts. The season seven winner was part of BMI songwriter Blake Shelton’s team and debuted at the… Read more...

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