Close

David Bowie appears in...

News Archive

How to Write a Song That’s Fun to Listen to—and Fun to Sing

Photo

From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18 When it was suggested I write about songs that are fun to sing, the jukebox in my brain instantly thought of “The Name Game” (recorded by Shirley Ellis, written by Lincoln Chase and Shirley Elliston). Anyone of a certain age remembers plugging his or her name into the… Read more...


Jay Kay and Top Songwriters Honored at 2017 BMI London Awards

Photo

From News, posted 10.09.17 BMI tonight proudly honored internationally-celebrated musician and songwriter Jay Kay (of Jamiroquai) with the BMI President’s Award at the 2017 BMI London Awards. Music industry guests including Naughty Boy, Foals and Bipolar Sunshine filled London’s Dorchester hotel to celebrate UK and European songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed songs… Read more...


Sound and Vision: César Dávila-Irizarry’s Approach to Art Transcends Multiple Mediums

Photo

From News, posted 8.30.17 You’ve likely heard César Dávila-Irizarry’s work, whether you know it or not. A piece he recorded while in college at the University of Puerto Rico has become the center of the haunting theme song to the wildly popular series American Horror Story, which makes another season premiere on September 5.… Read more...


Library of Congress Adds 10 BMI Works to Distinguished National Recording Registry

Photo

From News, posted 3.30.17 Yesterday the Library of Congress announced its annual selection of sound recordings for inclusion in the prestigious National Recording Registry. Works are chosen for their cultural, artistic and historical significance. The list of preserved musical works range from original Broadway cast recordings, to seminal albums across genres, to archival radio… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 GRAMMY Winners

Photo

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 Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of ‘How I Wrote That Song’

Photo

From News, posted 2.03.17 BMI will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of “How I Wrote That Song,” Saturday, February 11 at 1 Oak Los Angeles. Moderated by BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Catherine Brewton, the highly anticipated annual pre-GRAMMY event will feature rap superstar Fat Joe, multi-hyphenate phenom DJ Khaled, GRAMMY Award-winning music producer Alex… Read more...


The GRAMMYs: A Reflection of Ever-Changing Musical Trends

Photo

From The Weekly, posted 2.03.17 Music’s biggest night of the year is almost here! When the GRAMMY awards are handed out on Sunday, February 12, they will celebrate music that has come a long way since the first GRAMMYs were presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Science (NARAS) in 1959. By taking… Read more...


David Bowie’s “Heroes” Inspires Quest into New Technologies at Sundance 2017

Photo

From News, posted 1.17.17 Set to BMI songwriter David Bowie’s iconic track “Heroes,” Creative Director Melissa Painter and her key collaborators have crafted a multidimensional experience using 2-D, virtual reality, and augmented reality headsets. The stage is the historic Theater at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles where the film component was created, and the… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

Photo

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...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorees

Photo

From News, posted 6.17.16 BMI is proud to congratulate Nile Rodgers and Chip Taylor, who led this year’s class of inductions into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as BMI affiliates Seymour Stein, who was presented with the Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award, and Nick Jonas, who received the Hal David Starlight… Read more...


More news...

Nile Rodgers: Nile Rodgers, Producer: Working with David Bowie and Other Studio Memories

Captured at A Conversation with BMI Icon Nile Rodgers

More Videos