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BMI Congratulates 2021 Guild of Music Supervisors Award Winners

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From News, posted 4.13.21 The Guild of Music Supervisors has again this year recognized outstanding achievement in the craft of music supervision in film, television, documentaries, games, advertising and trailers. The awards ceremony, held virtually Sunday, also included several music creators honored with Best Song written for film and TV. For film, BMI songwriter… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Atticus Ross on his 2021 Golden Globe Win

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From News, posted 3.01.21 BMI composer Atticus Ross added yet another award to his impressive resume with his Golden Globe win last night for Best Original Score to Soul. The Oscar, GRAMMY and Emmy-winning Ross notably received two Globe nominations this year, the other for his score to the blockbuster film Mank. Soul also… Read more...


When it Comes to Song Titles, Don’t Hit the Nail Too Squarely on the Head

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From The Weekly, posted 6.03.20 Most of the writers who attend my songwriting workshops already know how to write perfectly crafted songs. My job is to help them write the kinds of songs that a music publisher, record label executive, record producer, or recording artist will feel compelled to choose over the competition. One of… Read more...


5 Tips for Making Your Lyrics Stand Out

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.22.20 At my songwriting workshops I stress the importance of including lyric and melodic elements in our songs that will compel listeners and decision-makers to choose our material over the tough competition. Let’s look at some ways to write lyrics that command attention. 1. Find a Fresh Angle It’s unlikely that… Read more...


What Makes a Song a Worldwide Phenomenon?

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.20.20 Warning: Listening to the songs referenced in this article is likely to result in an inability to get them out of your brain. It is an incredible accomplishment for a song to reach the top of one of the Billboard charts. Occasionally, songs connect with listeners sufficiently to… Read more...


10 Ways to Push the Creative Envelope With Your Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.23.19 Sometimes, playing it safe is the most dangerous thing we can do. This is especially applicable when our goal is to write songs that rise above the competition; songs that become artists’ signature songs; and songs that impact audiences and propel artists to a next level. We need to find… Read more...


A Conversation With Tree Adams

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.08.16 Tree Adams’ musical roots run deep. A seasoned composer, songwriter, musician and storyteller whose work has filled many a smoky roadhouse as well as several films, some of television’s most popular series and even the occasional video game, Adams thrills to playing both sides of the divide. His diverse string… Read more...


BMI Hosts ‘The Blurred Line Between Film and TV Panel’ at Billboard + Hollywood Reporter Conference

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From News, posted 11.17.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. recently hosted the panel, “The Blurred Line Between Film and Television,” at the 2014 Billboard + The Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Wednesday, November 5, at The Globe Theatre, Universal Studios, Universal City, Calif. Moderated by BMI Vice President Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, the… Read more...


‘Gone Girl’ Composer Participates in SCL Q&A Session

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From News, posted 10.28.14 BMI composer Atticus Ross, who co-wrote the score for the blockbuster Gone Girl, attended a screening of the thriller hosted by the Society of Composers and Lyricists on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. Along with co-writer Trent Reznor, Ross participated in a Q&A session moderated by Phil Gallo,… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Dear Boy

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From News, posted 3.04.14 With self-descriptions such as “bitter-sweet alternative rock with roots in both post-punk and ‘90s British guitar pop,” the quartet Dear Boy know exactly what sound they are going for - and execute with finesse.  The group fled to London in fall 2011 for new perspective and musical inspiration and came… Read more...


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