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BMI Celebrates Babyface’s Song Camp with Star-Studded Mixer

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From News, posted 7.21.21 The stars came out in Atlanta, on July 7, as the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop team hosted the Babyface Writing Camp Mixer to support Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds’ Discovery Song Camp. This year’s iteration of the event featured two notable BMI affiliates hosting, the chart-topping Atlanta-based duo, Ayo N Keyz, who are the… Read more...


In Fighting Form: A Conversation with H.E.R.

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From News, posted 3.05.21 Since debuting in 2016, H.E.R.’s distinctive blend of smoldering R&B has been showcased on a string of EPs—later collected on a debut LP in 2017 that was certified platinum – and has earned her steady acclaim as a prolific creative force to watch. H.E.R., which stands for “Having Everything Revealed,”… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Dove Award Winners

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From News, posted 11.05.20 The announcement of the 51st Annual Dove Award winners over the weekend included an overwhelming number of BMI songwriters. Below is the complete list. Many, many congratulations to all of our winners! Artist of the Year for KING & COUNTRY**; (Label) Curb / Word Entertainment Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Honoring the Genre’s Best Songwriters, Producers and Music Publishers

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From News, posted 9.14.20 BMI is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, recognizing the genre’s top songwriters, producers and publishers of the previous year. BMI’s Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Producer of the Year, Publisher of the Year and 2020’s Social Star were announced across BMI’s digital… Read more...


Indie Spotlight Lolla Rewind: Young Thug

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From News, posted 7.30.20 Born Jeffery Williams, the Atlanta rapper now known as Young Thug first performed on the BMI stage at Lollapalooza in 2015. The years leading up to his performance were spent perfecting his rap skills and releasing mixtapes and EPs, eventually catching Gucci Mane’s attention for the release of 1017 Thug.… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Christian Music’s Best with 2020 Christian Music Awards

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From News, posted 7.27.20 BMI is proud to pay tribute to the best and brightest in Christian music with its annual Christian Awards celebration. The honorees were announced today on BMI.com and across the organization’s digital platforms, celebrating the encouraging and uplifting music of BMI’s Christian songwriters. To honor these achievements, BMI… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its Winning Songwriters at the 2020 BET Awards

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From News, posted 6.29.20 BMI songwriters made a strong showing, Sunday night, at the 2020 BET Awards, with several of our affiliates claiming major awards for their tremendous contributions over the last year. While BET made the celebration virtual in light of the pandemic, this year’s event — celebrating not only twenty years of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 BET Nominees

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From News, posted 6.16.20 Nominations for this year’s BET awards were announced yesterday with many BMI songwriters taking center stage in the music categories. The 20th anniversary of the event will air live on CBS and other Viacom networks, Sunday, June 28 at 8PM EST. Congratulations to all the nominees! Here’s the list of… Read more...


GRAMMY-Winner H.E.R. Signs With BMI

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From News, posted 4.06.20 BMI is exceptionally pleased to announce that GRAMMY-winning R&B singer/songwriter and MBK/RCA recording artist H.E.R. has joined BMI. First emerging in 2016, H.E.R. (an acronym for “Having Everything Revealed”) swiftly established herself as a seismic talent by way of a campaign of EPs that showcased her versatility and distinctive style… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Natalie Lauren

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From News, posted 3.30.20 Natalie Lauren is a small-town country girl with big-time talent. The Tulsa, OK native translated her love for the arts into an affinity for songwriting, eventually finding success on songs by Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea, Lecrae, Keke Palmer, St. Beauty Band, and Christon Gray. She is a two-time Dove Award… Read more...


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