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Anthony Hamilton Breaks Down ‘The Point of It All’

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.20.09 Anthony Hamilton’s singing voice revealed itself early, making friends and turning ears from the first time he opened his mouth as a youngster at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C. His songwriting “voice,” however, remains an instrument he constantly hones — and occasionally reshapes — as he emerges as… Read more...


Anthony Hamilton Sees the Light of Day

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.03.04 Soulful songwriter Anthony Hamilton is finally getting his due. His sophomore release, Comin From Where I’m From , garnered him three Grammy nominations. Starting his career singing in the church choir at age 10, Hamilton moved to New York in 1993 and inked a deal with Andre… Read more...


A Nappy Day at BMI

From News, posted 9.10.03 Members of mega-selling hip-hop group Nappy Roots stopped by the New York office recently to visit with BMI executives. The Grammy and American Music Awards-nominated sextet has just released their sophomore album, Wooden Leather, the follow-up to their platinum-plus Atlantic Records debut Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz. Read more...


Stars Coming Out For BMI Urban Awards 2003

From News, posted 7.27.03 BMI announced today the first confirmed attendees to its Urban Awards 2003, to be held Tuesday, August 5 at Club Tropigala at the Fountainebleau Hilton Resorts & Towers in Miami Beach. Scheduled to perform a salute to Isaac Hayes are Anthony Hamilton (Arista Records), former backup singer for D'Angelo and… Read more...


Nappy Roots

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.15.03 For years, hip-hop’s East and West coasts hogged the headlines. But thanks to such gifted street poets as Atlanta’s Outkast and Detroit’s Eminem, the rap world has become a far more geographically diverse place in recent years. Kentucky’s Nappy Roots is currently adding… Read more...


Sheryl Crow, Eminem, Norah Jones Top Grammy Nominees List

From News, posted 1.06.03 BMI songwriter/artists Sheryl Crow, Eminem and Norah Jones lead the list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards with five nods each. Nominees were announced today (1/7) at a press conference at New York's Madison Square Garden. The 45th Grammy Awards will be held on… Read more...


BMI Stars Top List of AMA Nominees

From News, posted 11.21.02 BMI stars were once again at the top of the list as nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards were announced recently in Beverly Hills (11/20). Superstar rapper Eminem led the list of BMI nominated artists with four nods, including Favorite… Read more...