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GRAMMY Nods Showcase Depth of BMI Roster

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From News, posted 1.16.14 The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards are less than two weeks away and the dozens of BMI affiliates nominated are well positioned for a huge evening. Rapidly ascendant newcomers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis snagged an impressive seven nods, including  Album of the Year for The Heist, Song of the Year and… Read more...


BMI Foundation Names Andy Roninson Recipient of Robert Sherman Scholarship

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From News, posted 4.28.10 The BMI Foundation recently tapped composer Andy Roninson as the recipient of the 2010 Robert Sherman Scholarship. Awarded each year to an auspicious student composer currently studying musical theatre, the $1,000 scholarship was established in 2006 by Robert Sherman. Currently an undergraduate student at Purchase College in the Conservatory of… Read more...


Alison Krauss and Lil Wayne Win Big at 2009 Grammys

From News, posted 2.09.09 Ethereal BMI songwriter Alison Krauss enjoyed frequent trips to the Grammy stage during the Recording Academy’s 51st annual ceremony Sunday, February 8 in Los Angeles. In all, Krauss accepted five trophies for Raising Sand, her collaboration with rock legend Robert Plant. The pair, along with super producer and fellow BMI… Read more...


BMI Awards $10K Monk Prize to Jazz Pianist Kálmán Oláh

From News, posted 9.18.06 Congratulations to jazz pianist Kálmán Oláh, grand prize winner of the 2006 BMI-sponsored Thelonious Monk International Jazz Composer's Competition. The $10,000 award was presented during the Thelonious Monk Institute's 20th Anniversary Gala held Sept. 20 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Oláh's winning work, performed by… Read more...


46th Grammy Awards Spotlight BMI Stars

From News, posted 2.08.04 BMI songwriter/artists were once again at the top of the winners list for the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Leading the BMI pack with three wins was Alison Krauss, who took home two statuettes with her band Union… 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...


Jazz Foundation Hosts ‘A Great Night in Harlem’

From News, posted 9.25.01 The Apollo Theatre in Harlem played host on Monday (9/24) to the Jazz Foundation of America's special fundraising extravaganza benefiting its Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund. "A Great Night in Harlem" featured performances by jazz royalty including Randy Brecker, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Owens, Max Roach, Cassandra Wilson,… Read more...