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Songwriters Hall of Fame & GRAMMY Museum to Host Chart-Topping Songwriter/Producer Panel 

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From News, posted 10.03.17 As an organization dedicated to celebrating the rich and storied legacy of countless established songwriters, the Songwriters Hall of Fame is also an institution that seeks to shine a light on new talent distinguishing itself in the songwriting continuum and paving the way for future generations. It is with this… Read more...


Getting to Know Hit Writer Jamie Scott

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.22.16 32-year-old U.K. native Jamie Scott has lived many lives in his career: early gigs in London; writing and producing under the name J.S. Baylin; playing in the band Jamie Scott & The Town; and then joining the duo Graffitti6, which got placements on TV shows including Grey’s Anatomy. It’s his… Read more...


How to Write and Pitch Songs for the J-Pop and K-Pop Markets

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.13.16 J-Pop and K-Pop, respectively, refer to wildly popular (and lucrative) genres of pop music recorded in Japan and South Korea. In many instances, these songs garner airplay and sales in additional Asian countries, and are sometimes translated into Mandarin for promotion in the Chinese market, as well. Young hopeful artists… Read more...


BMI Writers Shine at 2016 Billboard Music Awards

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From News, posted 6.01.16 BMI is proud to congratulate its victorious class of affiliates who took home the gold from the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on May 22. Among the evening’s multiple winners, Adele* swept the prized microphone statuettes for Top Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist and… Read more...


BMI Honors Taylor Swift and Legendary Songwriting Duo Mann & Weil at the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.11.16 BMI celebrated the songwriters and publishers behind the year’s most-performed pop songs at the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Global superstar Taylor Swift was presented with the first-ever Taylor Swift Award, a special award bearing her name in recognition… Read more...


BMI’s British Affiliates Take 64% of BRIT Awards

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From News, posted 3.02.16 BMI proudly congratulates its British songwriters who had a terrific night at the BRIT Awards on February 24 at London’s O2. With their works licensed by BMI in the United States, all of these affiliates have garnered unstoppable international success, including Adele, who took home an incredible four awards. In… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2015 American Music Award Winners

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From News, posted 11.23.15 Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater was buzzing last night with fan-voted American Music Award wins for many BMI affiliates. Leading the pack with multiple trophies was Taylor Swift, who swept three awards, Song of the Year for “Blank Space,” Favorite Album – Pop/Rock for 1989, and Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary;… Read more...


BMI Writers Get Major Nods for 2015 American Music Awards

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From News, posted 10.20.15 Awards season is again upon us and the renowned American Music Awards nominations have been announced, with BMI songwriter Taylor Swift leading the pack with six nominations. Ed Sheeran (BMI via PRS) is right behind with an impressive five nods. If Swift wins all six awards including Artist of the… Read more...


‘Drag Me Down’ Brings BMI Band One Direction Up

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From News, posted 8.07.15 One Direction’s single “Drag Me Down” did anything but drag down the irresistible BMI band. The song was played 4.75 million times globally on Friday, July 31, setting a new Spotify record for one-day streams. According to Spotify, it’s also the first track ever to hit No. 1… Read more...


Big Night for BMI Writers at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.20.15 Broadcast Music, Inc. affiliates took home the majority of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, including songstress Taylor Swift, who earned an astounding 8 awards, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Billboard 200 Artist. Announced during a live broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas May… Read more...


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