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BMI Congratulates its DownBeat Critics Poll Winners

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From News, posted 6.28.17 Named after the “downbeat” in music also called “beat one” of a musical measure, DownBeat Magazine recognizes the best names in jazz, blues and every genre-bending style in between. This year, their legendary Critics Poll honored several BMI affiliates with these prestigious awards. Congratulations, all, BMI is so proud to… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Bonny ‘Sir Mack’ Rice

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From News, posted 6.28.16 BMI is mourning the passing of singer/songwriter Bonny “Sir Mack” Rice, who died Monday at his home in Detroit at the age of 82. A prolific writer, Rice is best known for his hits, “Mustang Sally” and “Cheaper to Keep Her,” as well as penning “Respect Yourself” with Luther Ingram… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Win Big at 2016 Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.18.16 The Halloran Performance Center, which is the new addition to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, provided the perfect venue for the Blues Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on May 4, 2016, where BMI affiliates once again dominated the field of honorees. Bluesmen Jimmy Johnson, Eddy Clearwater, and John… Read more...


BMI Salutes its 2016 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.16.16 BMI songwriters had an amazing night at the 58th GRAMMYs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, taking home top awards across the board. Taylor Swift continued her ascendance by winning Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of The Year for 1989, Mark Ronson snagged Record of… Read more...


10 Preguntas con Juan Galeano

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From News, posted 1.06.16 El cantante colombiano Juan Galeano es la nueva voz magnética de rock en Español. Su trío poderoso, Diamante Eléctrico, está encantado la vida de una victoria sorprendente en mejor álbum rock en los 16 anual Latin GRAMMYS por su segundo álbum, “B,” superando a veteranos rockeros Cuca, La Gusana Ciega,… Read more...


10 Questions With Juan Galeano

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From News, posted 1.06.16 Colombian singer-songwriter Juan Galeano is the magnetic new voice of rock en Español. His power trio, Diamante Eléctrico, is riding high in the wake of a surprise Best Rock Album win at the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMYS for their sophomore album, B, beating out veteran rockers Cuca, La Gusana Ciega,… Read more...


BMI Writers Receive Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.15.15 2015 proved to be another explosive year for BMI songwriters. In advance of the 58th Annual GRAMMY awards, BMI is very proud to congratulate all of our many affiliates who have earned impressive nominations for their musical contributions across a wide range of genres, including Taylor Swift and Maroon 5… 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...


BMI Writers Dominate 35th Annual Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.22.14 The Blues Foundation presented the 35th Annual Blues Music Awards Thursday night, May 8, in Memphis. The event brought together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. Three awards went to BMI songwriters… Read more...


New Orleans Legend Cyril Neville Releases New Album, ‘Magic Honey’

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From News, posted 9.10.13 There is really only one accurate way to describe longtime Broadcast Music, Inc. singer-songwriter Cyril Neville’s sound and it consists of just one word: gumbo. On September 10, the 64-year-old Southern icon serves up his latest album, Magic Honey. Recorded in Bogalusa, Louisiana, produced by David Z (Prince, Etta James,… Read more...


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