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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...


Indie Spotlight: Lollapalooza Rewind Edition

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From News, posted 7.30.20. Every artist has a moment in their career that they consider a turning point. A benchmark. A milestone. For many of the artists featured in this edition of the Indie Spotlight, the BMI stage at Lollapalooza was home to their pivotal performance, one that fanned the flames of ambition to… Read more...


Indie Spotlight Lolla Rewind: Lady Gaga

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From News, posted 7.30.20. There could be 100 people in the room, but there is only one Lady Gaga. Since her debut on the BMI stage at Lollapalooza in 2007, Gaga has become a “record-setting megastar,” according to Billboard magazine. Her first album, The Fame, catapulted her to superstardom with the Billboard Hot 100… Read more...