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7 BMI Writers Nominated for Induction Into Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 2.05.16 BMI is very proud to announce that seven of its celebrated Latin music affiliates have been nominated for induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2016. In the Performing Songwriter category, noms were earned by GRAMMY winners Brazilian music legend Caetano Veloso, Colombian rocker Juanes and versatile Colombian… Read more...


Rodolfo Castillo: Turning the Tide with Talent Beach Music

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.06.09 “I like to discover new acts and produce from scratch,” notes Rodolfo Castillo. One of modern Latin music’s most successful producers, songwriters and publishers, the Grammy-award winning Castillo is respected for his ability to find, develop and break emerging artists and talent. His company, Talent Beach Music (formed with partner… Read more...


BMI’s Juanes Leads Latin Grammy Noms List

From News, posted 7.26.01 BMI songwriter Juanes leads the list of nominees with a record seven nods for the 2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards, announced July 17 at a star-studded press conference in Miami. The Colombian Latin rock sensation's seven nominations include Album Of The… Read more...


Keeping the Faither Helps K.C. Porter Connect

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.28.01 The Bahai' Faith speaks to an essential unity among all peoples of the world. K.C. Porter, whose phenomenal rise as a producer and songwriter was capped with his Grammy-winning work on Carlos Santana's Supernatural, was raised in that tradition, and his dedication to the cause of freedom and social equality… Read more...


BMI Honors Latin Rock Pioneer Gustavo Santaolalla

From News, posted 2.01.01 BMI presented Grammy award-winning Latin Rock producer, songwriter, performer and Surco Records President Gustavo Santaolalla with a BMI Crystal on Thursday, February 1, 2001. The special award was presented to Santaolalla for his musical contributions to the Latin Alternative/Rock en Espanol genre. The cocktail reception, held at… Read more...


Emilio Estefan Tops Latin Grammy Noms List

From News, posted 8.08.00 BMI songwriter/producer Emilio Estefan, Jr. topped the nomination list with six nods for this year's First Annual Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place on September 13, 2000 in Los Angeles. His nominations include two for Tropical Song of the Year - one for… Read more...


BMI Honors Top Latin Writers and Publishers

From News, posted 5.01.00 BMI GOES CRAZY FOR 'LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA' AT 7TH ANNUAL LATIN AWARDS FIVE SHARE SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR TITLE WARNER MUSIC PUBLISHING EARNS SECOND PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR AWARD AWARDS PRESENTED IN 2000 TO THE MOST PERFORMED LATIN SONGS… Read more...