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Industry Celebrates BMI President Del Bryant - 2014 Golden Mike Award Recipient

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From News, posted 3.24.14 More than 200 television, radio and music industry executives gathered at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on Monday, February 24, 2014, to celebrate the illustrious career of Broadcast Music, Inc. President Del Bryant, who was awarded the 2014 Golden Mike Award by the Broadcasters Foundation of America for… Read more...


Cash Money’s Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams and Ronald ‘Slim’ Williams and Top Songwriters Honored at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 8.23.13 Celebrities, media and music industry tastemakers converged at the Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on August 22 to watch Broadcast Music, Inc. present the BMI Icon Award to Cash Money Records' Bryan “Birdman” Williams and Ronald “Slim” Williams at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The star-studded event,… Read more...


‘Ray Charles Live!’ Honors Living Legend

From News, posted 11.20.07 Ray Charles Live!, written by BMI Librettist Suzan-Lori Parks (Pulitzer Prize winner for Top Dog Underdog), and directed by Sheldon Epps, premiered November 9 at the Pasadena Playhouse in California. Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (‘Mister’ in The Color Purple) stars in the… Read more...


L.A. ‘Industry Insider’ Spotlights Latin Music

From News, posted 9.26.07 BMI, Gibson Guitar and Billboard magazine will present a Latin music-focused “Industry Insider” panel series on Wednesday, October 17. Focusing on Latin music, the “Producers Roundtable” will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gibson Guitars Showroom in Beverly Hills. The showroom is located at 9350 Civic Center… Read more...


Broadway Dazzled by BMI Writers

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From News, posted 1.17.07 The current Broadway season has theatre-goers scrambling for seats to shows from BMI’s ever-growing list of writers from the Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. A CHORUS LINE A revival of A Chorus Line opened Oct. 5, 2006, at the Schoenfeld Theatre… Read more...


‘Purple,’ ‘Jersey Boys’ Get Tony’s Attention

From News, posted 5.16.06 Hit musicals The Color Purple and Jersey Boys lead the list of BMI-represented Broadway shows nominated for the 60th Annual Tony Awards, announced May 16 from New York's Lincoln Center. Both are up for Best Musical. Read more...


BMI Toasts ‘The Color Purple’

From News, posted 4.04.06 BMI hosted a champagne celebration honoring the composers of the music to the hit Broadway musical, The Color Purple. L.A.-based BMI composers Brenda Russell and Allee Willis, along with co-writer Stephen Bray, were joined by numerous friends and BMI executives at the home of… Read more...


The Color Purple

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.09.06 If you take the story of a woman who is a strong believer in hope and love, and through these beliefs receives the strength to overcome her fears and hardships, add just the right amount of music — blending gospel, jazz, ragtime and blues — you come out with a… Read more...


‘The Color Purple’ Opens on the Great White Way

From News, posted 12.20.05 BMI LA's Linda Livingston was in New York recently for the gala premier of the new Oprah Winfrey-produced musical, The Color Purple. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg, the show's music and lyrics are provided by Grammy Award-winning BMI composers… Read more...


Allee Willis Gives Her Regards To Broadway

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.01.04 Allee Willis is a bona fide renaissance woman: not only a Grammy Award-winning songwriter who can boast more than 50,000,000 records sold — her catalogue includes “I’ll Be There For You” (the “Friends” theme), The Pointer Sisters’ “Neutron Dance,” Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September” and “Boogie Wonderland,”… Read more...


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