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Get to Know GRAMMY-Winning UK Writer Corinne Bailey Rae

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.14.16 Corinne Bailey Rae’s self-titled debut turned her into a global superstar in 2006 – earning her two GRAMMYS, a BMI Pop Award and sales upward of four million albums. Her knack for warm, lush grooves may belie the fact that the U.K. native started out in an all-female band, Helen,… Read more...


Mychael and Jeff Danna Talk ‘Tyrant’ and Collaborating as Brothers

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From News, posted 6.16.15 The masterminds behind the music of the FX hit television show Tyrant, brothers Mychael and Jeff Danna drew inspiration from its Middle Eastern locale, using Arabic instruments such as the santoor, ney, kanun, oud and kamaan, in sync with an impressive 44-piece orchestra, to set the scene of an American… Read more...


Sundance Composer Spotlight: Jeff Danna

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From News, posted 1.21.15 Sundance 2015 Film: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Premiere: Saturday, January 24 5:00 PM Born in Canada to a musical family, Jeff Danna has created scores for a long and varied list of films. His credits include such divergent projects as Fracture, The Kid Stays In The Picture,… Read more...


A Conversation With Chris Daughtry

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.20.13 Some artists settle into a comfort zone after much success, churning out album after album of a signature sound, pleasing fans and leaving little room for risk. Broadcast Music, Inc. singer-songwriter Chris Daughtry is not one of those artists. For his eponymous rock band’s fourth studio album, Baptized, the 33-year-old… Read more...


BMI Legends to be Inducted Into 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 12.18.13 Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Nirvana, all of whom will be inducted into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. The ceremony will take place on April… Read more...


10 Questions With Alan and Anna Rose Menken

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.22.13 “There is nothing more awkward than going to a karaoke bar and hearing drunk chicks sing ‘A Whole New World,’” Anna Rose Menken reveals, referring to her father’s megahit from Aladdin, on a crisp evening late in March. Cutting gamely through the din of a hotel bar in Manhattan’s Union… Read more...


10 Questions: LP

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.12 When a recent ad campaign by Citi featured “Into the Wild,” an aptly scaled blast of indie-pop fronted by the sweeping vocals of singer/songwriter LP, it sparked a national singalong that she, for one, did not expect. That’s probably because “Into the Wild” is but one of countless… Read more...


BMI Jewels Make Up Majority of Rolling Stone’s Top 500

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From News, posted 7.12.10 In its June issue, Rolling Stone magazine offered the latest version of its “500 Greatest Songs of All Time,” an update of its countdown originally released in 2004. Nuggets crafted by BMI songwriters overwhelmingly dominate the list: Standards from the BMI catalogue make up more than 60% of the classic… Read more...


‘Honor’ Shows Foo Fighters at Their Finest

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.02.06 The Foo Fighters‘ career has been, as even its members concede, an unlikely one. Starting out with a handful of self-recorded demos never meant for release, former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl has grown the group into one of rock’s most energizing and accessible acts, scoring Best Rock Album Grammys for… Read more...


Newton Faulkner

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.03.06 The world has seen many talented singers over the years. It’s had its share of gifted guitarists, too. But when it comes to naming truly great singer-guitarists, the list doesn’t even run into double figures… Chuck Berry. Eric Clapton. Jimi Hendrix. Stevie Ray Vaughan. Kurt Cobain. These men are renowned… Read more...


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