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BMI Congratulates its 2017 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.14.17 It was another triumphant night for BMI writers at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as songwriter after songwriter took the stage to claim GRAMMY gold. A truly unstoppable force, Adele continued her reign as pop monarch, claiming five awards, including Record of the… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16 After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the… Read more...


R&B Pioneers Honored in Philly

From News, posted 7.09.06 BMI executives were on hand at the Rhythm and Blues Foundation's 14th Annual Pioneer Awards, held recently in the Foundation's new hometown of Philadelphia. Among the honorees were such legendary BMI artists as the late Otis Redding (Legacy Award), Thom Bell, Barbara Mason, the DelFonics… Read more...


Song Hall Honors Thom Bell, Mac Davis, Kris Kristofferson

From News, posted 6.19.06 The 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony pulled out all the stops as SHOF Chairman/CEO Hal David and President Linda Moran helped honor BMI songwriting heavyweights Thom Bell, Mac Davis, Will Jennings, Sylvia Moy and Read more...


BMI Pop Awards Honor Crosby, Stills & Nash as Icons at 54th Annual Ceremony

From News, posted 5.16.06 Rockers Maroon 5 Share Songwriter of the Year Crown with Rapper Lil Jon and See 'She Will Be Loved' Named Song of the Year; EMI Music Repeats Publisher Win BMI staged its 54th Annual Pop Awards on May 16, with top honors given to BMI Icons Crosby, Stills &… Read more...


BMI Writers Top List of Song Hall Honorees

From News, posted 4.09.06 BMI songwriters Thom Bell, Mac Davis, Will Jennings and Sylvia Moy have been tapped as inductees by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The 37th annual induction ceremony is set for June 15 in New York City. Read more...


Mariah Carey Issues an ‘Emancipation’ Proclamation

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.21.05 Cause it’s my night No stress no fights I’m leavin’ it all behind No tears no time to cry Just making the most of life -“It’s Like That” With The Emancipation of Mimi , Mariah Carey repudiates the rumor mills, negates the naysayers and opens up Her voice and soul… Read more...


David Byrne: At the Head of his Class

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.02 "As an adolescent I wasn't sure if I wanted to be a scientist or an artist," David Byrne recently stated. "I eventually opted for art school because, A) the graffiti in the halls was better and, B) I wouldn't have to go through at least four years… Read more...


Sophisticated Soul Sounds Score for Thom Bell

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.02 From his groundbreaking '60s productions with the Delfonics to his acclaimed '70s work with the Spinners, the O'Jays and the Stylistics, Thom Bell's elegant r&b songs and arrangements have retained their champagne effervescence and timeless appeal. Combining urban melodies with semi-classical styling, Bell ranks as one of… Read more...