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Josh Turner and Writers Celebrate ‘Hometown Girl’

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From News, posted 6.21.17 On Tuesday, June 19, friends, family and industry executives united in celebration of Josh Turner’s number one hit “Hometown Girl” at South. Written by BMI songwriter Daniel Tashian and songwriter Marc Beeson, the song marks the fifth career number one for Josh Turner, the third for Beeson and the first… Read more...


BMI Composer William Ross Honored With 2016 Golden Score Award

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From News, posted 11.16.16 BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross, along with more than 300 members of L.A.’s musical community, filled the Skirball Cultural Center on Sunday, November 6, to honor esteemed BMI composer William Ross, who was one of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers prestigious 2016 Golden Score award winners. Ross, who is… Read more...


Crowded Holiday Film Season Keeps Composers Busy

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.15.11 Steven Spielberg, David Fincher, Roman Polanski, Meryl Streep: Hollywood’s year-end release schedule is so packed with high-profile films and big names, even the staid New York Times referred to it as Hollywood’s “big binge.” That’s good news for movie fans and even better news for film composers, who have been… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Our Members on More Than 375 Grammy Nominations!

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From News, posted 2.08.11 Read BMI’s 2011 Grammy nominees news story from December 2, 2010. Name, Number of Nominations Eminem, 10 Lady Gaga, 6 John Legend, 5 Rihanna, 5 The Roots, 5 B.o.B, 4 Drake (socan), 4 Cee Lo Green, 4 Lady Antebellum,… Read more...


Neptunes, Evanescence Top List of BMI Grammy Nominees

From News, posted 12.04.03 BMI songwriter/artists are once again at the top of the nominees list for the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, announced December 4 at a press conference held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pharrell Williams of red hot production duo, The Neptunes, leads the… Read more...


Rick Derringer

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.17.03 Free Ride, Rick Derringer’s most recent creative endeavor, is a smooth jazz album sure to surprise and entice the classic-rock fans of the ’60s rock group The McCoy’s, for which Derringer is more frequently recognized. Commonly remembered for 1965’s anthemic “Hang on Sloopy,” Derringer’s latest single,… Read more...


Sheryl Crow, Eminem, Norah Jones Top Grammy Nominees List

From News, posted 1.06.03 BMI songwriter/artists Sheryl Crow, Eminem and Norah Jones lead the list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards with five nods each. Nominees were announced today (1/7) at a press conference at New York's Madison Square Garden. The 45th Grammy Awards will be held on… Read more...


Unconventional Songs Add Spice To Your Company Holiday Parties

From News, posted 12.16.02 Looking for a rockin' good time at your next company holiday party? A mix of non-traditional holiday songs might be the key to lighten the mood and create a more memorable event. How about the Beach Boys' "Little Saint Nick," written by Brian Wilson and… Read more...


Kenny G Has Time on his Side

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.30.02 Twenty years is a lifetime in the music industry. Many acts whither and die by their third album; even the Beatles lasted less than a decade. It’s all the more impressive, then, that Kenny G enters his third decade as a solo artist as a bona fide household name.… Read more...


Talent, Timing Put Babyface on Top

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.01 Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds has fashioned one of the most successful writing and producing careers in the history of pop music. His ability to tailor material and arrangements to a wide roster of clients, including Eric Clapton, Whitney Houston and Boyz II… Read more...


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