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BMI Sponsors Musical Entertainment at IBIB Fall Conference

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From News, posted 9.27.21 In what has become an annual tradition, BMI provided the musical entertainment at the International Broadcasters Idea Bank (IBIB) fall conference, held recently (09/21) at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI. Hailing from Rochester, MI, recording artist Trey Simon performed his newest singles “The Impossible” and “When The Lights… Read more...


Library of Congress Inducts 10 BMI Musical Works into National Recording Registry

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From News, posted 3.24.21 Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, today named 25 recordings worthy of preservation for all time in the National Recording Registry based on their cultural, historical or aesthetic importance in the country’s recorded sound heritage. Of the 25, BMI is very proud to announce that ten are BMI registered works. “The… Read more...


Passion With a Purpose: MAJOR. Opens Up About “Even More”

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From The Weekly, posted 2.18.20 When Texas-born singer/songwriter MAJOR. dropped his debut album, I Am MAJOR. in 2016, his signature blend of joyful, technicolor R&B made an immediate impression. Via lushly produced, romantic singles like “Why I Love You” and “Honest,” MAJOR. captivated listeners with his blend of contemporary stylings and classic melodicism, and earned… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.06.18 The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its latest class of inductees for 2018, and BMI is very proud to count six of these remarkably talented songwriters as longtime affiliates. We happily join our friends at the Hall in celebrating their amazing music. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the composers… Read more...


Patti LaBelle Named BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 9.01.17 Last night, BMI celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at The Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta. Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Patti LaBelle took home the night’s highest honor as BMI Icon in recognition of her… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Allen Toussaint

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From News, posted 11.10.15 BMI mourns the loss of longtime BMI affiliate Allen Toussaint, who passed away yesterday at the age of 77. Hailed as a gifted, prolific and versatile producer, songwriter, pianist and singer who was a fixture of New Orleans R&B, Toussaint also had his music covered widely by many other musicians.… Read more...


Iconic BMI Songwriters Gamble & Huff Elected Co-Chairmen of Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 6.18.15 Legendary BMI songwriting and producing duo Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, who are responsible for such hits as The Supremes’ “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me,” Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes’ “If You Don’t Know Me By Now,” The O Jays’ “Love Train” and the theme song for Soul… Read more...


Bette Midler To Receive Songwriters Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award

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From News, posted 3.08.12 Multi-talented BMI legend Bette Midler will be the 2012 recipient of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner, slated for Thursday, June 14 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City, according to an announcement by Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman Jimmy… Read more...


Chris Brown Leads BMI Blitz at 2011 BET Awards

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From News, posted 6.28.11 BMI songwriters took home the overwhelming majority of the BET Awards statuettes handed out Sunday, June 26. As member after member of BMI’s family of songwriter/artists were crowned the year’s best, the cultural supremacy of BMI’s deep urban repertoire was on full display. With four trophies, Chris Brown led… Read more...


Allen Toussaint to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 2.22.11 BMI great Allen Toussaint will become the newest member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The star-studded event is slated for Thursday, June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon.… Read more...


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