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BMI Honors is 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Nominees at SCL and Television Academy Receptions

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From News, posted 9.15.17 BMI proudly attended both the Society of Composers & Lyricists and the Television Academy celebrations of the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy nominees honored for their music in primetime, daytime and news & documentary TV programming. The prestigious events were held in LA on Friday, September 8, at The Table @… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its DownBeat Critics Poll Winners

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From News, posted 6.28.17 Named after the “downbeat” in music also called “beat one” of a musical measure, DownBeat Magazine recognizes the best names in jazz, blues and every genre-bending style in between. This year, their legendary Critics Poll honored several BMI affiliates with these prestigious awards. Congratulations, all, BMI is so proud to… Read more...


BMI Composers & Lyricists Honored With Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

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From News, posted 3.24.17 Congratulations to BMI’s talented composers and lyricists whose achievements in music for daytime broadcast productions were recognized with 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations. From national network channels to cable and streaming services, BMI affiliates received nods for projects across platforms and categories, including Outstanding Original Song and Outstanding Music… Read more...


BMI to Present 18th Annual Composer/Director Roundtable at 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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From News, posted 1.19.16 BMI will once again partner with the Sundance Institute to present the 18th annual “Music & Film: The Creative Process” Composer/Director Roundtable and 14th annual Snowball showcase during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The roundtable will take place on Monday, January 25, from 2:30 p.m. to… Read more...


BMI Supports Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program

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From News, posted 7.31.15 Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to once again show its support of the Sundance Institute’s Film Music Program, which collaborated for the third year with Skywalker Sound to present the first 2015 session of the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound. The Labs provided a unique… Read more...


BMI Continues its Support of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program

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From News, posted 7.02.15 BMI is proud to continue its support of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program, which is collaborating for the third year with Skywalker Sound to host the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs at Skywalker Sound in California. The first 2015 session of the Lab, which will begin July… Read more...


BMI Composers Top Jazz Journalists Awards

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From News, posted 6.21.12 BMI jazz legend Sonny Rollins won three top awards June 20 at the annual awards voted by the nation’s jazz journalists, delivered at a gala ceremony at the legendary Blue Note jazz club in New York’s Greenwich Village. Rollins, who won Record and Musician of the Year honors, was joined… Read more...


10 Questions: Kris Bowers

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.28.12 He was still 22 when he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition last fall. And while his performance garnered fans in the panel of judges, all illustrious jazz pianists, as well as the also-attending Aretha Franklin, it was hardly the first time the pianism of Kris Bowers turned… Read more...


Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Haden & More Saluted as NEA Jazz Masters Celebrates 30 Years

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From News, posted 1.11.12 BMI partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts to host the annual luncheon toasting the 2012 class of NEA Jazz Masters on Tuesday, January 10. In a clear illustration of BMI’s storied commitment to jazz, all of the 2012 honorees are BMI creators: composer, drummer and keyboardist Jack DeJohnette;… Read more...


Aretha Franklin, Kris Bowers, Bobby Avey Honored by Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

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From News, posted 9.13.11 As the Thelonious Monk Institute staged its 25th Anniversary International Jazz Piano Competition and All-Star Gala Concert, one thing became brilliantly clear: Jazz music is thriving in virtuosic hands. BMI composer-pianist Kris Bowers was named the first-place winner of the Jazz Piano Competition. Held Sunday, September 11 and Monday, September… Read more...


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