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BMI Partners with Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation

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From News, posted 7.21.15 BMI partnered with the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) at this year’s “Lone Star Bash,” the official opening party for all TRA convention attendees and exhibitors held June 29, at The Rustic in Dallas. BMI artist and songwriter Javier Mendoza kicked off the party, performing to a packed house. Javier has… Read more...


SXSW Picks: 12 Bands to Catch in Austin

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From News, posted 3.08.12 In the promotional flurry of booze, BBQ, and celebrity attractions that fuel the South By Southwest Music Festival (March 13-18), it’s far too easy to lose track of the hometown talent that helps make Austin the so-called “Live Music Capital of the World” the other 51 weeks of the year—especially… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Dominate First Six Months of 2011 Awards Season

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From News, posted 7.18.11 Half of 2011 is already history, complete with a suite of awards ceremonies celebrating music’s best. From the Grammys to the Tonys, the cultural supremacy of BMI’s deep repertoire has been on full display. January The year launched with a high bar, as Atticus Ross’s music for The Social… Read more...


Lady Antebellum Soars at 2011 Grammy Awards

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From News, posted 2.14.11 Lady Antebellum will bring a host of Grammy gold home to Nashville: With five wins, the crossover trio led the BMI charge at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, held last night in Los Angeles. Lady A’s “Need You Now,” co-written by members and BMI songwriters Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Our Members on More Than 375 Grammy Nominations!

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From News, posted 2.08.11 Read BMI’s 2011 Grammy nominees news story from December 2, 2010. Name, Number of Nominations Eminem, 10 Lady Gaga, 6 John Legend, 5 Rihanna, 5 The Roots, 5 B.o.B, 4 Drake (socan), 4 Cee Lo Green, 4 Lady Antebellum,… Read more...


Eminem, Lady Gaga & Lady Antebellum Lead List of 2011 BMI Grammy Nominees

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From News, posted 12.02.10 Eminem, Lady Gaga and Lady Antebellum lead BMI’s triumphant surge in the 2011 Grammy nominations, announced last night in Los Angeles. With 10 nominations, Eminem proves yet again that popularity and critical acclaim are best enjoyed hand in hand. His Recovery will vie for Album of the Year, while “Love… Read more...


Americana Music Association Shines Spotlight on Roots Artists

From News, posted 10.04.08 BMI continued its enthusiastic support of the Americana Music Festival and Conference this year, sponsoring the 9th annual installment of the roots music extravaganza. On Thursday, September 18, BMI’s official showcase offered wistfully soulful singer/songwriter Sarah Siskind and melodically brazen rockers the Branded Sons. At the Americana Honors & Awards… Read more...


BMI and Teach For America Celebrate Student Achievement

From News, posted 6.07.07 R&B artist Lloyd inspires students with visit to Teach For America corps member’s classroom A selection of Atlanta’s music industry elite along with rising urban stars made the last day of school for students at Benjamin S. Carson Prep School even sweeter. Performing rights organization BMI and Teach For America… Read more...


BMI NY Teams with ‘Billboard,’ Gibson for ‘Industry Insider’ Series

From News, posted 2.05.07 BMI New York is proud to announce the rollout of a new bi-monthly music industry workshop and panel series for 2007. Produced in conjunction with Gibson Guitar and Billboard magazine, the first “Industry Insider” entitled “Music in Film: Soundtracks in 2007” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the… Read more...


Anthony Marinelli

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.05.07 Hollywood-based composer Anthony Marinelli prefers not to pigeonhole music. “You have to come up with a filing system for a lot of things in life,” he avows. “My mind doesn’t do that — I don’t care if it’s roots-driven or classical music. It’s all just sound and emotion.” With a… Read more...


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