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BMI Singer-Songwriter Saint Claire Performs at Washington Hospitality Association VIP Reception

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From News, posted 11.19.18 Hospitality professionals from across the state came together to celebrate and share best practices within the industry at the Washington Hospitality Association (WHA) annual conference, held recently (11/13) at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington. This year, the WHA included a VIP reception with BMI singer-songwriter Sainte Claire as the featured… Read more...


How to Write Songs That Are Both Personal and Universal

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18 Most of us who are in the business of creating songs are aware of the importance of writing lyrics that have universal appeal, lyrics that connect with millions of hearts. We have also heard about the importance of writing songs that emanate from our hearts, from personal experience. On the… Read more...


Tips for Supporting Your Song Title

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.15.18 Supporting our titles is one of the most effective tools we can employ to craft strong lyrics. In many songs, the title is the heart of the lyric, encapsulating the meaning and the essence of the song into a word or phrase. In songs that include choruses, the title is… Read more...


BMI Honors Toni Braxton With President’s Award at 2016 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 9.02.16 Last night BMI proudly celebrated the songwriters and publishers of the year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2016 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta. Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Toni Braxton took home the night’s highest honor when she was presented with the BMI… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2015 American Music Award Winners

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From News, posted 11.23.15 Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater was buzzing last night with fan-voted American Music Award wins for many BMI affiliates. Leading the pack with multiple trophies was Taylor Swift, who swept three awards, Song of the Year for “Blank Space,” Favorite Album – Pop/Rock for 1989, and Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary;… Read more...


Indie Bands Bring Big Sounds to SXSW

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From News, posted 3.11.15 The annual BMI showcase at SXSW in Austin, Texas, is a highly anticipated event, having launched the careers of some of the hottest acts, from Imagine Dragons to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Wild Cub. This year’s show features some of the top bands from around the nation, showcasing their… Read more...


2014 Rewind: Songs of the Year From BMI Awards Shows

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From News, posted 12.30.14 The penchant for penning certified hits comes to fruition at BMI Awards shows, as the Song of the Year award, given to the track that received the most performances within that genre, celebrates a songwriter’s ability to enthrall music fans. Take a look back, listen to the 2014 Songs of… Read more...


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 Affiliates Win Big at 2014 Billboard Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.21.14 Full of performances by top-tier artists, a hologram appearance by Michael Jackson and awards honoring the best of the last year in music, the 2014 Billboard Music Awards this past Sunday were a great night for music and for BMI affiliates. Ranging from electronic and Christian wins to a sweep… Read more...


Stevie Nicks and Top Songwriters Honored at 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.14.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to honor the songwriters and music publishers behind the year’s most-performed pop songs at the 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on May 13, 2014. Legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks received the BMI Icon Award in recognition… Read more...


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