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BMI London Hosts Speed Dating for Songwriters® - Zoom Edition

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From News, posted 7.28.20 In keeping with the times, BMI’s “Speed Dating for Songwriters®” has been revamped into a new online format using Zoom’s Breakout Rooms feature. With the aim of continuing to foster creative collaboration among some of the most promising songwriters, producers, and artists, participants through BMI’s London office, which hosted the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Ivor Novello Rising Star Award Nominees

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From News, posted 7.07.20 The prestigious Ivor Novello Awards represent a pinnacle of achievement which is recognized by peers within the UK music creator community, and beyond. Recently the Ivors Academy announced the nominees for the Rising Star Awards with Apple Music and many BMI-affiliated songwriters are taking top spots, including 4 out of… Read more...


How to Write a Song That’s Fun to Listen to—and Fun to Sing

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18 When it was suggested I write about songs that are fun to sing, the jukebox in my brain instantly thought of “The Name Game” (recorded by Shirley Ellis, written by Lincoln Chase and Shirley Elliston). Anyone of a certain age remembers plugging his or her name into the… Read more...


Summing it All Up With BMI Composer Jesper Kyd

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From News, posted 5.10.18 When composer Jesper Kyd receives the 2018 Nile Rodgers Global Creators Award at Canadian Music Week (May 7-13), he won’t just be getting an accolade from the esteemed conference, but cheers from Rodgers himself – a self-described fanboy long enamored with Kyd’s groundbreaking video game scores. High praise from someone… 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...


Library of Congress Adds 8 BMI Works to National Recording Registry

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From News, posted 3.21.18 Today, the Library of Congress announced its annual selection of sound recordings for inclusion in the National Recording Registry. Selected on the merits of their cultural, artistic and historical significance, works included in this prestigious list represent the finest examples of music from across the genre spectrum, as well as… Read more...


Patti LaBelle Named BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 9.01.17 Last night, BMI celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at The Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta. Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Patti LaBelle took home the night’s highest honor as BMI Icon in recognition of her… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: FEiN

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From News, posted 9.14.16 FEiN (pronounced “fine”), the SoCal-based alternative duo, was hatched at USC’s Thornton School of Music when drummer Brandon Woodward and guitarist Luke Walton began collaborating while students of the Popular Music Performance program. Since graduating, the pair has been producing and engineering from Tiny Giant Recording, their Westlake Village studio.… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.01.16 BMI is proud to congratulate all of our affiliates who were nominated for this year’s prestigious CMA Awards. Leading the pack for BMI are Eric Church, who is again this year up for five awards, and Maren Morris, who also received five nods. Other multiple artist nominees include Carrie Underwood… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorees

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From News, posted 6.17.16 BMI is proud to congratulate Nile Rodgers and Chip Taylor, who led this year’s class of inductions into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as BMI affiliates Seymour Stein, who was presented with the Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award, and Nick Jonas, who received the Hal David Starlight… Read more...


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