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Library of Congress Adds 10 BMI Works to Distinguished National Recording Registry

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From News, posted 3.30.17 Yesterday the Library of Congress announced its annual selection of sound recordings for inclusion in the prestigious National Recording Registry. Works are chosen for their cultural, artistic and historical significance. The list of preserved musical works range from original Broadway cast recordings, to seminal albums across genres, to archival radio… Read more...


Bravo to Air Song Hall Awards Show July 18

From News, posted 7.19.04 Bravo presents the exclusive two-hour television broadcast of the 35th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards, the National Academy of Popular Music's annual celebration of the work and lives of the composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world. The awards show will… Read more...


Song Hall Inducts Class of 2004

From News, posted 6.30.04 The Songwriters Hall of Fame, the organization dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, held its 35th annual induction ceremony and awards dinner on June 10 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The… Read more...


BMI Stars Head Song Hall Class of 2004

From News, posted 5.18.04 The Songwriters Hall of Fame, the organization dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, has announced the list of honorees for the 35th annual induction and awards dinner, scheduled for Thursday, June 10 at the Marriott… Read more...


Music Heals and Unifies America During Crisis

From News, posted 9.26.01 In times of crisis, anger, and grief, the American people seek the comforting and unifying power of music to ease the collective pain of the nation. The phenomenon was especially evident after the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania when songs of patriotism, hope… Read more...


“American Pie” More Than Just a Song

From MusicWorld, posted 3.31.00 Thirty years ago, singer/songwriter Don McLean accomplished what every artist dreams of: He composed a masterpiece. Titled "American Pie," McLean's tune lamenting U.S. cynicism and eulogizing late rock pioneers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper has achieved mythic status. The… Read more...