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David Yazbek Wins Coveted Awards For Best Music and Lyrics at 2019 Drama Desk Awards

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From News, posted 6.03.19 BMI extends its warm congratulations to its talented affiliates singled out for prestigious accolades at last night’s 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards at Town Hall in New York City. Lyricist/composer David Yazbek was recognized for his work in the new Broadway production of Tootsie, winning the awards for both Outstanding… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Tony Nominees

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From News, posted 4.30.19 This year’s Tony nominations reflect the immense contributions that BMI composers and songwriters have made to the theatre genre. We proudly acknowledge seven affiliates who have been nominated for the prestigious awards, which will be bestowed Sunday, June 9, at Radio City Music Hall in NYC, and will be broadcast… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Drama Desk Award Nominees

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From News, posted 4.29.19 BMI is proud to congratulate David Yazbek, who has been nominated for two 2019 Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding Music and Outstanding Lyrics for his work in Tootsie. The tremendously popular Tootsie is also up for Outstanding Musical, as well as several other accolades. In addition to Yazbek, BMI affiliate Elaine… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18 BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Tony Award Winners

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From News, posted 6.11.18 The Band’s Visit swept the Tony Awards last night, winning an astounding 10 Tonys, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Orchestrations. Congratulations to all who are a part of this incredible production. Nice work! Below are the talented music creators who took home prestigious honors: Best Original Score: Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Tony Nominees

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From News, posted 5.01.18 The 2018 Tony nods are out and several BMI affiliates are poised to win big. The prestigious awards will be presented Sunday, June 10, at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Catch it live at 8:00 Eastern/7:00 Central on CBS. Here are the BMI nominees. Congratulations and good luck to… Read more...


BMI Composer David Yazbek Brings His Unique Sound Back to Broadway

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.15.17 Don’t try to put David Yazbek in a box. In fact, he is adamant that genres and categories mean very little to him. But it’s really hard to believe considering his overwhelming success scoring Broadway musicals, including his critically acclaimed new show The Band’s Visit. The three-time Tony Award nominee,… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Take Home Prestigious Trophies at the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards

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From News, posted 6.05.17 BMI congratulates its musical theatre composers who assumed the stage to collect their accolades at last night’s 62nd Drama Desk Awards at Town Hall in New York City. Presented annually to honor outstanding achievement on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway, the Drama Desk Awards recognized four BMI affiliates, including David Yazbek… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Drama Desk Nominees

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From News, posted 5.11.17 Our musical theatre composers have once again made BMI proud with several nominations for prestigious Drama Desk Awards. The annual awards honor productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway. Winners will be announced during the celebration on June 4, at New York’s Town Hall. Congratulations to all! Here’s the complete… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Outer Critics Circle Nominees

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From News, posted 4.25.17 As the official organization of writers about New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway, the Outer Critics Circle members have named this year’s nominees for its prestigious awards, with several BMI composers on the list. The winners will be announced Monday, May 8. Congratulations… Read more...


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