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BMI’s New Holiday Standards Announce That Time of Year

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From News, posted 12.08.10 Holiday songs are no longer elevator music for the month of December—nor, as seems to increasingly be the case, for late October and November. The BMI repertoire is stacked with new classics that command attention, channeling lovesick blues, winking irreverence and funk-laced grooves into original odes to the season. In… Read more...


Seminal R&B Songwriter Hank Ballard Dies

From News, posted 3.02.03 Hank Ballard, BMI songwriter and one of the originators of the fusion of rhythm & blues and rock & roll, died this week at his home in Los Angeles. He was reported to be 76. Ballard, born John H. Kendricks in Detroit, wrote… Read more...