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BMI Celebrates the 2021 Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.21 BMI proudly celebrates the 69th Annual BMI Pop Awards, recognizing the songwriters, publishers and administrators of the previous year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States across radio and digital streaming platforms. All winners were announced in a special online celebration and on BMI’s social channels, including the recipients of… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Lukas Nelson Helps Raise Money for Texas Restaurant Relief Fund

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From News, posted 4.23.21 BMI and the Texas Restaurant Association teamed up recently (4/20) on a virtual benefit concert to raise money for the Texas Restaurant Relief Fund that featured a headlining performance from BMI songwriter Lukas Nelson. Nelson is best known for fronting the band Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, as… Read more...


Using Chords and Modulations as Musical Hooks in Your Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.24.20 The chords we choose to accompany our melodies not only contribute to the flavor of our songs, they can provide some of those magical musical moments that make our songs hooky, exceptional, and unforgettable. To keep our listeners’ attention we need to include hooks, elements that are catchy and memorable,… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Lollapalooza Rewind Edition

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From News, posted 7.30.20 Every artist has a moment in their career that they consider a turning point. A benchmark. A milestone. For many of the artists featured in this edition of the Indie Spotlight, the BMI stage at Lollapalooza was home to their pivotal performance, one that fanned the flames of ambition to… Read more...


Indie Spotlight Lolla Rewind: Lady Gaga

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From News, posted 7.30.20 There could be 100 people in the room, but there is only one Lady Gaga. Since her debut on the BMI stage at Lollapalooza in 2007, Gaga has become a “record-setting megastar,” according to Billboard magazine. Her first album, The Fame, catapulted her to superstardom with the Billboard Hot 100… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Maddie Medley

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From News, posted 3.30.20 The strange and treacherous world of growing up is the theme explored by singer/songwriter, Maddie Medley, on her debut EP, Coming of Age, Pt. 1. With a beguiling voice and penetrative songwriting that is equally informed by both Patsy Cline and riot grrrl bands of the ‘90s, Medley is using… Read more...


What Makes a Song a Worldwide Phenomenon?

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.20.20 Warning: Listening to the songs referenced in this article is likely to result in an inability to get them out of your brain. It is an incredible accomplishment for a song to reach the top of one of the Billboard charts. Occasionally, songs connect with listeners sufficiently to… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 1.27.20 During a star-studded celebration of the most popular and impactful music from the past year, many BMI affiliates were singled out for their achievements at the Recording Academy’s 62nd GRAMMY Awards, held last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Among the multiple-award winners came Lizzo, who, after opening… Read more...


10 Ways to Push the Creative Envelope With Your Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.23.19 Sometimes, playing it safe is the most dangerous thing we can do. This is especially applicable when our goal is to write songs that rise above the competition; songs that become artists’ signature songs; and songs that impact audiences and propel artists to a next level. We need to find… Read more...


The BMI Stage at Lolla: A Retrospective

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From News, posted 8.01.19 “I will always remember performing on the BMI stage at Lollapalooza. The energy was electric, so much fun and it was an amazing opportunity for me – it was my first festival performance as a solo artist!” – Bebe Rexha For fourteen years, BMI has been showcasing stellar lineups of… Read more...


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