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BMI’s British Affiliates Take 64% of BRIT Awards

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From News, posted 3.02.16 BMI proudly congratulates its British songwriters who had a terrific night at the BRIT Awards on February 24 at London’s O2. With their works licensed by BMI in the United States, all of these affiliates have garnered unstoppable international success, including Adele, who took home an incredible four awards. In… Read more...


Dave Stewart Talks Songwriting, Success and ‘Sweet Dreams’ in New No-Holds-Barred Memoir

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From News, posted 2.12.16 While Dave Stewart’s is a success story most aspiring songwriters dream of replicating, it wasn’t all easy. In his recently published memoir Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life in Music – which is receiving critical acclaim from New York Daily News, Boston Globe and… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.23.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February 8, 2015 on CBS. BMI writers are present in nominations… Read more...


A Conversation With ‘Still Alice’ Composer Ilan Eshkeri

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From News, posted 12.16.14 The reviews alone about Ilan Eshkeri’s music in Still Alice, a new heartbreaking drama starring Julianne Moore, make a compelling argument to see the movie. Critic comments such as, “Eshkeri wisely keeps the music from manipulating the emotions on screen (sometimes removing the music all together), allowing the characters to… Read more...


American Music Awards Swept by BMI Artists

From News, posted 11.25.08 BMI artists swept the 2008 American Music Awards, held Sunday, November 23 in Los Angeles. As fans voted online for their favorite stars, many of the night’s euphoric moments belonged to international pop-flavored neo-soulster Chris Brown, whose domination with wins in the Pop-Rock Favorite Male Artist and Soul-R&B Artist categories… Read more...


Dave Stewart: Dreamer, Innovator & Visionary

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.15.08 Whoever insisted that you can’t do it all, obviously never met Dave Stewart. Best known as one-half of the hit-making duo Eurythmics with singer Annie Lennox, he is a songwriter, guitarist and producer for some of contemporary music’s top acts whose output also includes everything from a musical to film… Read more...


Sylvia Tosun Named BMI’s Abe Olman Scholarship Recipient

From News, posted 6.20.05 BMI songwriter Sylvia Tosun has been named one of this year's recipients of the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Abe Olman Scholarship for Excellence in Songwriting. The scholarship, presented each year at the kick-off event to the SHOF induction ceremony, honors five gifted young composers and… Read more...


There’s No Stopping Al Green

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.24.04 Ranked by many as the world’s greatest living soul artist, Al Green — who will be honored as an Icon at the BMI Urban Awards in August — is in the midst of a remarkable comeback, thanks to his current Blue Note album, I Can’t Stop. The album effortlessly revives… Read more...


Queen Legacy Belies Critics’ Quibbles

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.28.01 Queen's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (March 19, 2001) is more than a tad ironic. When the British band was recording its best and most popular records during the 1970s and early 1980s, many critics delighted in heaping scorn on the quartet's extravagant music… Read more...