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GRAMMY-Winning Vocalist Steve Tyrell and BMI SHOF Inductees Celebrate ‘That Lovin’ Feeling’

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From News, posted 2.11.15 The BMI Foundation, in conjunction with the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), is proud to present an intimate evening with BMI affiliates Steve Tyrell and SHOF inductees Jeff Barry (“Chapel Of Love”), Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil (“You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling”) and Mike Stoller (“Stand By Me”) at the… Read more...


Singer/Songwriter Andrew Gold Dead at 59

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From News, posted 6.06.11 Singer/songwriter Andrew Gold, who had a Top 10 hit in 1977 with “Lonely Boy,” died of a heart attack June 3 in Los Angeles at age 59. Gold became the leader of Linda Ronstadt’s band in the early ’70s and was featured on Ronstadt’s 1974 hit album Heart Like a… Read more...


The Insider: Allen Toussaint, Nashville 2010

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.03.10 Allen Toussaint—the producer, arranger, writer and regal living embodiment of New Orleans soul—sits alone at a piano onstage in the dark, empty theater. He plays leisurely, but he is focused and listening carefully. It is sound check and something isn’t quite right. The monitor is popping. To test it, Toussaint… Read more...


Right Place, Right Time: Legend Dr. John Visits Nashville

From News, posted 3.30.07 Nashville’s annual songwriter festival Tin Pan South has attracted a covetable collection of performers this year, and New Orleans’ proud son Dr. John reigns among the elite. BMI hosted an intimate reception for the gravelly-voiced virtuoso on Monday, March 26, and an assembly of Music Row’s key songwriters, publishers and… Read more...


Blind Boys of Alabama

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.20.04 Clarence Fountain, the 73-year-old member of acclaimed gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama, sits in a Cincinnati hotel room in the middle of a heavy touring stint when we catch up with him. He’s feeling under the weather, but refuses to let it slow him… Read more...


Chapman, Haun, Stewart Aim High With Dove Nominations

From News, posted 3.31.04 Nominees for the 35th Annual Dove Awards were announced recently at a press conference at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center, and BMI songwriter/artists led the way in multiple nominations. … Read more...


Neptunes, Evanescence Top List of BMI Grammy Nominees

From News, posted 12.04.03 BMI songwriter/artists are once again at the top of the nominees list for the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, announced December 4 at a press conference held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pharrell Williams of red hot production duo, The Neptunes, leads the… Read more...


Keith Stegall

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.13.02 He produces. He writes. Until recently, he was a label A&R guy. He's an artist. But of all his interesting jobs, musical renaissance man Keith Stegall says writing songs is still his favorite thing."That's the reason I came to town, and probably is still the most exciting and precious thing… Read more...


Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil: A Songwriting Team for the Ages

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.02 "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," "On Broadway," "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration": These are just a few of the classic songs that husband and wife team Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil has written. The wildly successful partnership has spanned nearly every genre of popular… Read more...


BMI Legend Harlan Howard Dies

From News, posted 3.04.02 By Robert K. Oermann Legendary BMI writer Harlan Howard, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, died suddenly on Sunday evening , March 3, in Nashville. He was 74. Read more...


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