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Curtis Mayfield’s Family Turning a New Page on His 60-Year Music Legacy

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From News, posted 7.23.18 As part of African American Music Appreciation Month in June, the Apollo Theater took the opportunity to highlight musician and BMI songwriter Curtis Mayfield with a special Apollo Theater Study Guide. Get on Board! pays tribute to Mayfield’s life and music and highlights songs that he wrote during… Read more...


Cash Money’s Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams and Ronald ‘Slim’ Williams and Top Songwriters Honored at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 8.23.13 Celebrities, media and music industry tastemakers converged at the Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on August 22 to watch Broadcast Music, Inc. present the BMI Icon Award to Cash Money Records' Bryan “Birdman” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The star-studded event,… Read more...


BMI Presents The Daptone Records Super Soul Revue at SXSW

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From News, posted 2.19.13 BMI will present the Daptone Records Super Soul Revue at an official SXSW 2013 Showcase on Thursday, March 14 at ACL Live at The Moody Theater featuring Daptone’s biggest names in a non-stop, all night show. The label’s first lady and house band Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings will be… Read more...


BMI Jewels Make Up Majority of Rolling Stone’s Top 500

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From News, posted 7.12.10 In its June issue, Rolling Stone magazine offered the latest version of its “500 Greatest Songs of All Time,” an update of its countdown originally released in 2004. Nuggets crafted by BMI songwriters overwhelmingly dominate the list: Standards from the BMI catalogue make up more than 60% of the classic… Read more...


Taylor Swift to Receive Hal David Starlight Award

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From News, posted 5.17.10 Taylor Swift will receive the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award during the 2010 Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards dinner, slated for Thursday, June 17 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. In making the announcement, Hal David, Chairman/CEO of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, emphasized the magnitude of Swift’s breakthrough:… Read more...


The Aggrolites: Dirty Reggae, Best Savored Live

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.08.09 They’re the self-proclaimed originators of “Dirty Reggae,” a back-to-basics fusion of lurching Caribbean pop rhythms, 60s-style soul melodies and pure punk attitude. Emerging heroes of the skate punk/ska scenes, the Aggrolites triumphantly contemporize the sounds of pop legends like Bob Marley and the Wailers and Curtis Mayfield, while offering lyrics… Read more...


Soul Singer Curtis Mayfield Honored on RockWalk

From News, posted 5.23.08 At a recent ceremony, legendary BMI singer/songwriter Curtis Mayfield was posthumously inducted into Hollywood’s RockWalk. Mayfield’s widow Altheida paid tribute to her husband’s substantial achievements, which include songs “People Get Ready “and “Keep On Pushing” - dubbed the unofficial anthems of the civil rights movement by Dr. Martin Luther King,… Read more...


BMI Shows ‘Who’s Next’ at ‘Writers on the Rise’ Event in N.Y.

From News, posted 2.22.07 BMI’s New York Writer/Publisher Relations department hosted its first “Who’s Next: Writers on the Rise” event on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Redeye Grill in Manhattan. The packed media reception featured Josiah Bell, Dave Katz, Claude Kelly, Lady GaGa, Lanz, Matthew Mayfield, Curtis Richardson, Steven Sater, Duncan Sheik, Brent Smith… Read more...


Song Hall Inducts Class of 2004

From News, posted 6.30.04 The 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, held its 35th annual induction ceremony and awards dinner on June 10 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The… Read more...


BMI Stars Head Song Hall Class of 2004

From News, posted 5.18.04 The 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, has announced the list of honorees for the 35th annual induction and awards dinner, scheduled for Thursday, June 10 at the Marriott… Read more...


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