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BMI Continues its Support of Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab

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From News, posted 7.29.20 BMI proudly continues its support of the Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab in collaboration with Skywalker Sound. The prestigious program returns this year with a new reimagined digital format on Sundance Co//ab from July 27–August 14, 2020. BMI composers Aaron Parks, Ariel Marx and Jeff… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: almost monday

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From News, posted 3.30.20 The guys of almost monday—Cole Clisby, Dawson Daugherty, and Luke Fabry—formed their band in 2015 and have gone from performing in the back room of a local surf shop to collaborating with Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons) and earning praise from The Kollection. On January 24, “parking lot view”… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Peach Tree Rascals

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From News, posted 3.20.20 Peach Tree Rascals is a five-piece collective comprised of Dom, Isaac, Tarrek, Joseph, and Jorge. With each member handling different aspects of their work (Dom produces and mixes, Isaac, Tarrek, and Joseph rap and sing, while Jorge acts as creative director), the group blends alternative jazz, funk, and hip-hop into… Read more...


Mark Ronson Receives the BMI Champion Award at the 66th BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.08.18 BMI honored internationally renowned super producer, artist, songwriter and DJ Mark Ronson last night with the BMI Champion Award at its 66th Annual BMI Pop Awards. The evening also celebrated the songwriters, publishers and administrators of the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States from BMI’s extensive catalogue.… Read more...


Licensing Executives Treated to Soulful Performance from BMI Singer-Songwriter Jonny P

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From News, posted 10.19.17 BMI brought critically acclaimed R&B singer-songwriter Jonny P to San Diego recently (10/17) to perform at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Licensing Compliance Professionals. NALCP is a trade association with membership comprised of restaurant, retail and hotel chain executives responsible for the liquor and music licensing… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.23.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February 8, 2015 on CBS. BMI writers are present in nominations… Read more...


The Numbers Are In. BMI Writers Take More Than 53% of the 2013 GRAMMYS!

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From News, posted 2.13.13 Year after year, we are proud that BMI songwriters have taken home a majority of The GRAMMYS, and 2013 is no exception. This time around, BMI writers claimed an impressive 53+% of the awards. Some of the evening’s most memorable highlights include: BMI songwriters Jack Antonoff and Jeff Bhasker winning… Read more...


BMI Writers Continue Their Trend With Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.10.12 Live from Nashville and televised on CBS, the 55th Annual GRAMMY Award nominations were announced at a star-studded concert Wednesday evening, December 5th.  This is the first time that the nominations have been announced in Music City, confirming the town’s validity as a vibrant music center for all genres of… Read more...


Frank Ocean: R&B Raconteur

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.16.11 In “American Wedding,” Frank Ocean’s protagonist admires a tattoo before a wedding. At a courthouse. To a teen bride. She signs her name in fancy cursive. Her parents don’t know. The marriage fails. Tattoos, shotgun weddings and divorces are so common in country music that they’re sometimes plot devices, but… Read more...