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BMI’s Panel Captivates Audience At Billboard Regional Mexican Summit

From News, posted 10.14.08 BMI was a proud participant at the 3rd Annual Billboard Regional Mexican Music Summit, which took place October 6-8 at the Wilshire Grand in Los Angele). BMI presented the “How I Wrote That Song” panel Tuesday, October 7; moderated by BMI Assistant Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Latin Delia Orjuela. Read more...


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From MusicWorld, posted 8.25.06 As a senior in high school, songwriter Michael Figueroa was asked a question by his academic advisor, “What will you do after you graduate?” “I have no idea,” he replied. His counselor then asked what he was passionate about. The answer to that was easy; Michael eagerly… Read more...


‘El Otro Lado Del Hip-Hop II’ Showcase Set for June 22 in L.A.

From News, posted 6.13.06 BMI Los Angeles and Mun2, the bilingual, multiplatform youth entertainment cable network, will present "El Otro Lado del Hip-Hop II" on Thursday, June 22 at the Knitting Factory (7021 Hollywood Blvd.). The showcase will feature urban Latin artists Rigo Luna, La Sinfonia, the Reyes Brothers, Eddie G (the Mex Threat)… Read more...


Shakira on Top at Billboard Latin Awards

From News, posted 5.02.06 BMI Award-winning songwriter/artist Shakira was the top winner at the 2006 Billboard Latin Music Awards, held April 27 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla. The Colombian superstar took home five trophies, including four for the chart-topping smash "La Tortura" from her Spanish-language release Fijacion… Read more...


BMI Goes Mobile at CTIA Conference

From News, posted 11.28.04 BMI continued its leadership role in the new media arena with participation at the CTIA Wireless IT & Entertainment Conference held recently in San Francisco. This three-day conference has become an important gathering of the mobile data community over the past eight years, bringing together a… Read more...


BMI Toasts Latin Grammy Nominees

From News, posted 8.30.04 BMI hosted a champagne reception last night (8/31) in honor of its 2004 Latin Grammy nominees at Le Clafoutis restaurant in Los Angeles. Co-sponsors of the event included Heineken, Sirius Satellite Radio and Taittinger champagne. Beverages were provided by Bacardi, Baffert’s, Cazadores and Kettle One. Stars in… Read more...


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From MusicWorld, posted 7.25.04 Fusing brassy regional Mexican Banda music to the urban beats of hip-hop, Mexican-born, Los Angeles-raised brothers Sergio and Francisco Gomez — Akwid — debuted with the Grammy-nominated Proyecto Akwid , selling over 350,000 units and winning top honors for Latin Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year and… Read more...


Latin Grammy Nods Spotlight BMI Artists

From News, posted 7.21.04 CafĂ© Tacuba's Emmanuel Del Real leads the list of BMI songwriter/artists nominated for the 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards with five nods, it was announced recently at a press conference in Los Angeles. The ceremony, set for Sept. 1 at LA's Shrine Auditorium, will be broadcast live on… Read more...


Juanes, Ricky Martin Top Billboard Latin Awards

From News, posted 5.04.04 BMI songwriter/artists Juanes and Ricky Martin were among the top winners at the 2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards held April 29 at the Miami Arena in Miami, Florida. The awards, which honor the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music, were part of the… Read more...


Neptunes, Evanescence Top List of BMI Grammy Nominees

From News, posted 12.04.03 BMI songwriter/artists are once again at the top of the nominees list for the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, announced December 4 at a press conference held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pharrell Williams of red hot production duo, The Neptunes, leads the… Read more...


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