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BMI Songwriter Highlights Colorado Restaurant Association Lifetime Achievement Awards

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From News, posted 10.31.22 BMI songwriter and Christian artist Trey Simon was the featured entertainment at the Colorado Restaurant Association Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards held recently at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. The Detroit native, who has shared the stage with the likes of Patti Labelle and Andy Grammer, performed a spirited set… Read more...


Toby Keith to be Honored with BMI Icon Award at the 2022 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 10.06.22 BMI will celebrate the extraordinary career of Toby Keith by presenting him with the BMI Icon Award at the company’s 70th annual BMI Country Awards, to be held at BMI’s Nashville office on November 8, 2022. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill will host the ceremony with Clay Bradley, BMI… Read more...


BMI Brings Detroit Artist to Gathering of State Restaurant Associations

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From News, posted 7.18.22 Newly signed BMI songwriter Trey Simon was the featured musical entertainment at the Council of State Restaurant Associations (CSRA) Summer Conference, held recently on Mackinac Island in Michigan. Simon, who is an emerging BMI singer-songwriter from the Detroit area, performed for executives from the many state trade associations that represent… Read more...


Gospel Greats BeBe & CeCe Winans to Take on Mary Mary in Special Verzuz Battle

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From News, posted 4.11.22 BMI is excited to share the news that two of its legendary Gospel singer/songwriters, BeBe & CeCe Winans, are participating in an upcoming episode of the popular webcast series, Verzuz, on Easter Sunday, April 17. BeBe & CeCe will be paired up against celebrated Gospel sister act, Mary Mary. Initially… Read more...


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...


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