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Dr. John and Cyril Neville to be Presented With the ‘Louie Award’ in Honor of Louis Armstrong

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From News, posted 11.17.15 BMI is proud to announce that legendary BMI songwriters, Dr. John and Cyril Neville, will be presented with the ‘Louie Award’ for their dedication to preserving and promoting the cultural legacy of musical icon Louis Armstrong at the Louis Armstrong House Museum annual gala on December 2, 2015. “Each of… Read more...


BMI Announces GRAMMY Museum’s ‘REEL TO REEL: AKA DOC POMUS’

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From News, posted 1.29.14 Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Songwriters Hall of Fame, is proud to announce the GRAMMY Museum’s special screening of REEL TO REEL: AKA DOC POMUS on February 11, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Following the captivating film about this gifted and prolific BMI writer will be a panel discussion… Read more...


Must-See Film on Early Rock Mega-Hit Writer Doc Pomus Playing Now

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From News, posted 10.11.13 The life story of Broadcast Music, Inc. legendary songwriter Doc Pomus has been made into the must-see film, A.K.A DOC POMUS. Doc is responsible for having penned some of the most-recorded songs in the history of popular music, including “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “This Magic Moment,” “A Teenager… Read more...


BMI Writers Win Top Awards at 2013 Americana Honors & Awards Show

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From News, posted 9.24.13 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers took home some of the top honors at the Americana Honors & Awards show on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, the capstone event of the Americana Festival and Conference held in Nashville. The conference sponsored daily seminars, panels and networking opportunities, and featured nighttime musical performances with… Read more...


New Orleans Legend Cyril Neville Releases New Album, ‘Magic Honey’

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From News, posted 9.10.13 There is really only one accurate way to describe longtime Broadcast Music, Inc. singer-songwriter Cyril Neville’s sound and it consists of just one word: gumbo. On September 10, the 64-year-old Southern icon serves up his latest album, Magic Honey. Recorded in Bogalusa, Louisiana, produced by David Z (Prince, Etta James,… Read more...


The Numbers Are In. BMI Writers Take More Than 53% of the 2013 GRAMMYS!

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From News, posted 2.13.13 Year after year, we are proud that BMI songwriters have taken home a majority of The GRAMMYS, and 2013 is no exception. This time around, BMI writers claimed an impressive 53+% of the awards. Some of the evening’s most memorable highlights include: BMI songwriters Jack Antonoff and Jeff Bhasker winning… Read more...


10 Questions: Gabriel Aldort

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.25.12 Ask singer-songwriter Gabriel Aldort about his favorite places to perform and it sounds like he’s reading a map of the New York City transit system: Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station, the Staten Island Ferry’s George Terminal. That’s because Aldort has been part of the Music Under New York… 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...


Gregg Allman: The Long Rider

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.01.11 Gregg Allman is no stranger to the blues. As singer, songwriter, and organ player for the Allman Brothers Band, he has taken them about as far as they have ever gone. As skeletal 12-string Piedmont finger-picking stretches into swirling chromatic rhapsodies of improvisation, his Hammond B-3 sloshes against thundering double… Read more...


BMI Greats Dominate Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.11 The BMI family of bluesmen and women dominated the 32nd Blues Music Awards, winning an overwhelming 98% of the awards handed out last week in Memphis. Buddy Guy led the BMI surge, proving his brand of soul-soaked blues only gets better with time: The 2010 Blues Music Awards Lifetime Achievement… Read more...


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