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BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18 BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry‚Äôs most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In… Read more...


Catching Up with Dafnis Prieto, Winner of MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.06.12 When jazz drummer-composer Dafnis Prieto answered his telephone’s ring one day in October 2011 to find the director of the MacArthur Foundation on the line — informing him he’d been awarded one of the creativity fostering organization’s prestigious fellowships — he was “shocked, elated, humbled and proud all at the… Read more...


Dafnis Prieto Named MacArthur Fellow

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From News, posted 10.06.11 BMI composer Dafnis Prieto has been named a MacArthur Fellow. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced 22 new Fellows for 2011, each of whom will receive $500,000 to further fund his or her pursuits. “I feel a lot of dreams getting closer to com[ing] true, to really… Read more...