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Graham Gouldman and Top Songwriters Honored at 2015 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.19.15 Last night, BMI honored internationally-celebrated songwriter Graham Gouldman as a BMI Icon at the 2015 BMI London Awards. In addition, music industry guests including John Newman, Wayne Hector and Don Black OBE filled London’s Dorchester Hotel to celebrate the U.K. and European songwriters and publishers behind the most-performed songs of… Read more...


BMI Presents Doc Pomus’ Daughter With Award for 7 Million Performances of ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’

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From News, posted 4.10.14 Sharyn Felder, the daughter of legendary songwriter Doc Pomus, and her husband, Will Bratton, stopped by BMI’s New York office for a visit and were surprised to be presented with a 7 Million-Air Award for Doc Pomus’ “Save the Last Dance for Me.” Pictured L-R are: Will Bratton, Sharyn Felder… Read more...


BMI Announces GRAMMY Museum’s ‘REEL TO REEL: AKA DOC POMUS’

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From News, posted 1.29.14 Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Songwriters Hall of Fame, is proud to announce the GRAMMY Museum’s special screening of REEL TO REEL: AKA DOC POMUS on February 11, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Following the captivating film about this gifted and prolific BMI writer will be a panel discussion… Read more...


Must-See Film on Early Rock Mega-Hit Writer Doc Pomus Playing Now

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From News, posted 10.11.13 The life story of Broadcast Music, Inc. legendary songwriter Doc Pomus has been made into the must-see film, A.K.A DOC POMUS. Doc is responsible for having penned some of the most-recorded songs in the history of popular music, including “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “This Magic Moment,” “A Teenager… Read more...


Don Kirshner Dies

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From News, posted 1.19.11 Legendary BMI music publisher and songwriter Don Kirshner has died. He was 76. The future rainmaker began his career as a songwriter, writing with high school friend Robert Cassotto, who would became known to pop fans as Bobby Darin thanks to breakout hit “Splish Splash.” In 1958, Kirshner co-founded music… Read more...


Alice Cooper Band, Dr. John, and Jac Holzman Slated for Rock Hall Induction

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From News, posted 12.15.10 BMI heavyweights the Alice Cooper Band, Dr. John, and Jac Holzman number prominently among the 2011 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, announced today. The new members will be officially inducted March 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City. All first-time nominees, the BMI additions… Read more...


2008 BMI London Awards Winning Songs

From News, posted 10.07.08 The Robert S. Musel Award IRREPLACEABLE Amund Bjørklund (TONO) Espen Lind (TONO) Ne-Yo EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Stellar Songs Ltd. (PRS) Beyoncé College Song DASHBOARD Johnny Marr (PRS) Tom “King Sour” Peloso Joe Plummer Chrysalis Music Ltd. (PRS) Modest Mouse Dance Award BEAUTIFUL LIAR Ian Dench (PRS) Amanda… Read more...