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BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill & peermusic Honored at AIMP Holiday Mixer & Benefit

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From News, posted 12.20.16 Kicking off the holiday season and coming together in a spirit of giving, the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) Los Angeles chapter held its annual holiday mixer, awards presentation and benefit event at BMI’s LA office on Thursday, December 15, 2016. A great networking opportunity, the celebration also supported… Read more...


BMI Foundation Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarships

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From News, posted 10.11.16 The BMI Foundation is now accepting online applications for its 2017 scholarship season, open to young musicians attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer seven distinct scholarship competitions that span all genres of American music and are aided by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include… Read more...


BMI Foundation Announces Nicolás Farias as Winner of peermusic Latin Scholarship

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From News, posted 5.26.15 Porfirio Piña, Senior Vice President of the BMI Foundation and Director of the peermusic Latin Scholarship competition, has announced that Nicolás Farias is the winner of the 12th annual peermusic Latin Scholarship. Farias, a twenty-year-old native of Guatemala City and student at Berklee College of Music, received the… Read more...


BMI Foundation Announces Opening of peermusic Latin Scholarship Competition

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From News, posted 12.02.14 The BMI Foundation, a nonprofit corporation founded in 1985, is continuing its mission to support the creation, performance, and study of music with the announcement of the opening of the 12th annual peermusic Latin Scholarship competition: a program for student songwriters and composers of original Latin music. Established by music… Read more...


‘Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music’ is a Must-Read

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From News, posted 10.28.14 On November 3, 2014, music lovers everywhere will have the opportunity to read the unparalleled story of one of the industry’s greatest pioneers, Ralph Peer. A revolutionary A&R man and music publisher whose career began in the 1920s, Peer recognized the universal power locked in regional roots music such as… Read more...


BMI and peermusic Co-host Successful Songwriting Camp

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From News, posted 10.23.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. and peermusic presented a two-day songwriting camp on October 17 and 18 at the peermusic office in Miami. The camp was initiated as an opportunity for a select group of songwriters to come together in a comfortable environment and constructively work together on their craft. Songwriting participants… Read more...


Call For Entries: The peermusic Latin Scholarship

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From News, posted 1.06.14 The opening of the 11th annual peermusic Latin Scholarship competition has been announced by the BMI Foundation, Inc. Established by music publisher Ralph Peer II and funded by peermusic, the competition for young songwriters and composers awards a $5,000 scholarship for the best song or instrumental composition submission… Read more...


Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month With BMI

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From News, posted 9.17.13 September 15 marks the beginning of a month-long recognition of the rich history and important contributions Latinos have made to American society and culture. What started as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968 grew into a month-long observation in the late ’80s. “Nurtured by their rich… Read more...


CISAC Summit Highlights Creators’ Role in Bringing Value to Global Commerce

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From News, posted 6.12.13 Day one of the CISAC World Creators Summit on June 4, 2013, in Washington, D.C., covered many diverse topics centering around intellectual property rights in the digital age and the future of the creative community. An address by Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights, stressed the importance of “the well-being… Read more...


First Master Session at USC Thornton School of Music Launches With BMI Icon David Foster

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From News, posted 5.15.13 The first installment of the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) Master Sessions at the University of Southern California (USC) Thornton School of Music kicked off on April 19 with a very special member of the Broadcast Music, Inc. family: legendary songwriter, music producer, SHOF inductee and BMI Icon David Foster.… Read more...


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