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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...


BMI Writers Receive Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.15.15 2015 proved to be another explosive year for BMI songwriters. In advance of the 58th Annual GRAMMY awards, BMI is very proud to congratulate all of our many affiliates who have earned impressive nominations for their musical contributions across a wide range of genres, including Taylor Swift and Maroon 5… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.23.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February 8, 2015 on CBS. BMI writers are present in nominations… Read more...


Song Hall To Honor John Legend with Hal David Starlight Award

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From News, posted 4.18.07 Hal David, Chairman/CEO of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, has announced that John Legend will be the recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2007 Awards dinner, slated for Thursday, June 7 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. The Hal David Starlight Award, created in 2004, was renamed in… Read more...


Dave Tozer

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.25.06 Although he didn’t play guitar seriously until age 17, the self-taught Dave Tozer has done a commendable job of catching up. As a songwriter, he’s demonstrated equality velocity, co-writing and/or contributing musically to eight tracks on Grammy-winning Best New Artist John Legend’s Get Lifted. It’s been a seven-year journey, with… Read more...


John Legend Is Living Up To His Name

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.03.05 Sometime around 2004, a New York singer/songwriter named John Stephens matter-of-factly changed his name to John Legend. The move was so bold, detractors easily could have dismissed it as delusional grandeur. But judging from the mountain of fawning press Mr. Legend has received… Read more...


Newcomer John Legend Living Up to His Name

From News, posted 1.10.05 BMI congratulates neo-soul artist John Legend, whose major-label debut Get Lifted opened this week at No. 1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 7 on the Top 200 chart. The singer/songwriter/pianist, who has worked with various artists including Janet Jackson, the Black… Read more...


BMI Releases NEW MUSIC SAMPLER #1 Featuring 17 New Artists

From News, posted 7.23.02 BMI New Music Sampler #1, the first in a projected series of 5 compilation CDs of music by new and emerging artists signed with the performing rights organization, is being circulated to music industry executives. The sampler, prepared in partnership with… Read more...


Sting, Michael Jackson Among Song Hall Honorees

From News, posted 2.11.02 The National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame , the organization dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, returns for its highly anticipated 33rd Annual Induction and Awards dinner, scheduled for Thursday, June 13… Read more...