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BMI Congratulates CMHoF Inductees Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon

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From News, posted 8.12.20. BMI is proud to announce that our legendary songwriters, Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon, make up this year’s class of inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of honorees to 142. Dean Dillon, who was named a BMI Icon in 2013, earns… Read more...


BMI Composer Tony Morales on How He Found His Musical Voice

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From News, posted 8.12.20. Like many composers, Tony Morales discovered his love for music as a child, taking up guitar when he was 9 years old. After studying music throughout high school and playing in different bands, Morales attended the Berklee College of Music, where he completed a degree in film scoring. He then… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Emmy-Winning Composer and Songwriter Billy Goldenberg

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From News, posted 8.05.20. BMI is saddened by the passing of Billy Goldenberg, theme composer for the immensely popular Kojak, Harry O, Rhoda, The Sixth Sense, Executive Suite, Delvecchio, The Lazarus Syndrome, Skag, Love, Sidney, and Our House, as well as Emmy-winning composer of the TV-movie Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, which morphed into… Read more...


“The Sinner” Composer Ronit Kirchman Brings an Exploratory Spirit to Her Work

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From News, posted 7.31.20. New York City native Ronit Kirchman found her passion for music early in life, starting violin lessons at age 4, and playing music as “parlor entertainment” with her parents and grandparents. By age 11, she was composing on a Yamaha synthesizer, experimenting with different sounds and styles of music. She… Read more...


“P-Valley” Composer Matthew Head on What Wouldn’t Have Happened if He Didn’t Speak Up

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From News, posted 7.31.20. When most people think of hip-hop producers or film and television composers, they’re likely thinking of two very different types of professionals on two different spectrums: a beatmaker banging out bops for a rapper, or someone crafting a serious-sounding orchestral arrangement. Matthew Head, the GRAMMY-nominated musician who’s won Emmy, NAACP… Read more...