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BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 1.29.18 The 60th GRAMMY Awards returned to New York City, last night, for the first time since 2003, for a special anniversary celebration on the hallowed stage of Madison Square Garden. BMI songwriters from across the genre spectrum were on hand to claim their well-earned accolades for some of the year’s… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.28.17 BMI is very proud to congratulate our many talented affiliates on their prestigious GRAMMY nominations, which were announced this morning by the Recording Academy. The 60th GRAMMY Awards, to be held in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28, 2018, will salute a wide array of… Read more...


BMI Composers Win Global Success at World Soundtrack Awards

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From News, posted 10.21.17 BMI is proud to report that on Wednesday evening in Gent the 17th World Soundtrack Awards honored several BMI composers with prestigious recognition of their outstanding music. BMI composer David Shire received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his impressive and immensely popular work on Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation, Alan… Read more...


‘La La Land’ Live to Picture Bowls Over Audiences in Hollywood

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From News, posted 5.31.17 When BMI composer Justin Hurwitz conducted his award-winning score during “La La Land in Concert: A Live to Film Celebration” at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend, he couldn’t have met a more receptive or captivated audience. The picture, which was accompanied by a live orchestra, was a blockbuster hit… Read more...


Alan Silvestri Receives BMI Icon Award at 2017 BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.11.17 BMI proudly held its 2017 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony was hosted by BMI Vice President, Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill, who honored celebrated composer Alan… Read more...


Oscar-Nominated BMI Composers Celebrated at SCL’s Annual Champagne Reception

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From News, posted 2.28.17 Again this year, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) held their Champagne Reception celebrating the 2017 Oscar nominees up for Best Original Score and Best Original Song. Held in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Music Branch Governors, the annual event took place Saturday, February… Read more...


BMI Composer Justin Hurwitz’s Dreams Come True in “La La Land”

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From News, posted 2.08.17 From the campus of Harvard University to the multi-Golden Globe-winning film La La Land, BMI composer Justin Hurwitz and writer/director Damien Chazelle seem to pull out all of each other’s creative stops in whatever project they take on. While still in college, the duo, who also played in a band… Read more...


Get Your Year Off to a Great Start With January’s MusicWorld!

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From News, posted 1.27.17 Get inspired! In this issue: The Lumineers Talk Songwriting & the Making of ‘Cleopatra’ BMI Composer Justin Hurwitz’s Dreams Come True in “La La Land” 5 Tips for Songwriting Success in the New Year Video of the Month: What Makes a Good Songwriter And… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Academy Award Nominees

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From News, posted 1.24.17 BMI’s extraordinary composers and songwriters received several nods for this year’s Oscars, taking four out of five nominations for Best Original Score and three out of five for Best Original Song. The highly anticipated and prestigious ceremony will take place February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood,… Read more...


BMI Announces Line-Up for Composer/Director Roundtable at Sundance 2017

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From News, posted 1.12.17 BMI and Sundance Institute have proudly announced the line-up for the 19th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 15th annual Snowball during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah BMI’s roundtable, “Music & Film: The Creative Process,” will take place on Tuesday, January 24, at Festival Base Camp, presented by… Read more...


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