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BMI Salutes its 2016 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.16.16 BMI songwriters had an amazing night at the 58th GRAMMYs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, taking home top awards across the board. Taylor Swift continued her ascendance by winning Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of The Year for 1989, Mark Ronson snagged Record of… Read more...


Top Latin Songwriters Honored at 20th Annual BMI Latin Music Awards

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From News, posted 3.22.13 BMI is proud to announce the songwriters and publishers who were honored for Latin music’s most-performed songs on U.S. radio and television at the 20th annual BMI Latin Music Awards at the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas on March 21, 2013. Legendary Regional Mexican group Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga… Read more...


Carole King Named BMI Icon at 60th Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.16.12 Global music rights leader Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) honored the songwriters and music publishers behind the year’s most-performed songs on Tuesday, May 15 at the organization’s 60th annual Pop Awards, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Carole King received the BMI Icon Award recognizing the “unique and… Read more...


‘We Will Rock You’ Is Top Sports Song Again, But NHL and MLB Teams Differ

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From News, posted 2.23.11 “We Will Rock You” again is the most-played BMI song at NFL games, but professional baseball and hockey teams have different favorites. NHL teams play “Twilight Zone” more often, while MLB teams like “Car Wash.” Songs at NFL, NHL, and MLB events are tracked each year for BMI’s 475,000 songwriters,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Our Members on More Than 375 Grammy Nominations!

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From News, posted 2.08.11 Read BMI’s 2011 Grammy nominees news story from December 2, 2010. Name, Number of Nominations Eminem, 10 Lady Gaga, 6 John Legend, 5 Rihanna, 5 The Roots, 5 B.o.B, 4 Drake (socan), 4 Cee Lo Green, 4 Lady Antebellum,… Read more...


World Cup Gets A Kick Out of RedOne’s ‘Bamboo’

From News, posted 6.13.06 BMI songwriter/producer RedOne's smash hit "Bamboo" has been named "Official Melody" for the 2006 World Cup, which kicked off June 9 in Germany. Selected from over a thousand submissions, RedOne's song is receiving extensive exposure as the audio accompaniment to all programming used for the branding and… Read more...


Floetry

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.28.03 Who would have thought that competing on the basketball courts some 10 years ago would lead to a musical chemistry unlike any other? No one did -- not even singer/songwriter Marsha Ambrosius and emcee/songwriter Natalie Stewart, better known as the hit-making duo Floetry. The only thing Marsha and Natalie thought… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Urban Music at 2003 Awards Ceremony

From News, posted 8.05.03 Isaac Hayes Honored as BMI ICON BMI saluted the top R&B, rap and hip-hop songwriters, producers and publishers at its 2003 Urban Awards, staged last night (8/5) at Club Tropigala at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resorts & Towers in Miami. The black-tie ceremony was hosted by BMI President and… Read more...


Stars Coming Out For BMI Urban Awards 2003

From News, posted 7.27.03 BMI announced today the first confirmed attendees to its Urban Awards 2003, to be held Tuesday, August 5 at Club Tropigala at the Fountainebleau Hilton Resorts & Towers in Miami Beach. Scheduled to perform a salute to Isaac Hayes are Anthony Hamilton (Arista Records), former backup singer for D'Angelo and… Read more...


Bilal

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.27.01 Prince, Madonna, Sting, Dido... The select group of pop music artists who are universally known by a single name may soon expand to include a gifted young talent known simply as Bilal. Just 22, the Philadelphia native has guest starred on gold- and platinum-selling albums by rabid supporters Common… Read more...


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