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BMI Affiliates on Track to Win BET Awards

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From News, posted 5.28.14 The 2014 BET Awards are right around the corner and BMI affiliates are set for big wins. Slated for June 29 in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre and nationally broadcast on BET, the show honors the best of the past year’s R&B, Hip-Hop and Pop music, as well as movies, sports… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Dominate First Six Months of 2011 Awards Season

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From News, posted 7.18.11 Half of 2011 is already history, complete with a suite of awards ceremonies celebrating music’s best. From the Grammys to the Tonys, the cultural supremacy of BMI’s deep repertoire has been on full display. January The year launched with a high bar, as Atticus Ross’s music for The Social… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Win Big at 2011 Ivor Novellos

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From News, posted 5.31.11 BMI’s international songwriting family enjoyed a big night at the 56th Ivor Novello Awards, the august ceremony celebrating the writers behind the UK’s most finely crafted hits of the year. While many UK writers are members of their home country performing right organizations, BMI represents them in the United States… Read more...


BET Awards Toast BMI Urban Stars

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From News, posted 6.29.10 BMI hip-hop heavyweights took home the majority of musical category statuettes handed out during the annual BET Awards, held Sunday, June 27. Multi-media phenomenon Drake earned the Best Male Hip-Hop Artist crown, while his fellow BMI hit-maker Trey Songz claimed the Best Male R&B Artist title. Nicki Minaj underscored the… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Dizzee Rascal

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From News, posted 3.01.10 Dizzee Rascal’s second album, Showtime, found him toughening up and elasticizing the claustrophobically street-wise sound of 2003’s Mercury prize-winning debut Boy In Da Corner. In the same way, his new record Tongue ‘n’ Cheek builds on the foundations laid by its increasingly diverse predecessor. But where Maths + English’s poppier,… Read more...


March Indie Features Spotlight International Favorites

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From News, posted 3.01.10 March has become a red-letter month for indie artists: SXSW pops up on international radars, attracting top independent talent from all over the world. In addition to blanketing SXSW with its annual slew of mixers, panels and showcases, BMI is profiling another round of indie music’s finest on Read more...