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BMI Composer John Frizzell Starts the Buzz for “Call Me Mr. Bluegrass”

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From News, posted 3.14.19. The fiery mandolin of bluegrass icon, Bill Monroe, widely regarded as one of the most deeply influential artists in history, is once again blazing into the spotlight in a new documentary to be brought about by BMI composer John Frizzell and several other equally, and deservedly, spellbound fans of Monroe.… Read more...


BMI Celebrates 2019 Oscar Nominees at SCL’s Annual Champagne Reception

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From News, posted 2.27.19. The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) held its annual champagne reception for this year’s Oscar nominees on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at E.P. & L.P. in West Hollywood, with several BMI team members also there to celebrate the nominated scribes. Among those honored were songwriters Mark Ronson and Andrew… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Sweep 2019 Oscars

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From News, posted 2.25.19. BMI is thrilled to congratulate our Academy Award winners Ludwig Göransson, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, who each took home their first Oscar last night in Hollywood: Göransson for his score to Black Panther, and Gaga, Ronson and Wyatt for their original song, “Shallow,” from A Star is… Read more...


BMI Helps Celebrate the Legacy of Composer Jerry Goldsmith

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From News, posted 2.22.19. On February 7, BMI’s Anne Cecere had the honor of celebrating the man, the music, and the legacy of Jerry Goldsmith on what would have been his 90th birthday. During his more than five-decade career, Goldsmith composed the music for nearly 200 films, over a dozen iconic TV themes, and… Read more...


Original Monkee Micky Dolenz Performs at New Monkees Reunion

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From News, posted 2.21.19. BMI songwriter and original member of the Monkees Micky Dolenz joined fellow BMI writers Marty Ross, Jared Chandler, Dino Kovas, and Larry Saltis for their New Monkees reunion set on February 16 at Pig n’ Whistle in Hollywood. Pictured are: New… Read more...


BMI Celebrates With Guild of Music Supervisors and Others at Annual GMS Awards

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From News, posted 2.21.19. BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross joined Guild of Music Supervisors founder Maureen Crowe, as well as several other industry notables at the GMS annual awards on February 13, at the Theatre at The Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The awards are presented with the purpose of highlighting and celebrating the highest achievement… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first rap song to win both… Read more...


BMI Brings a Stellar All-Female Lineup to 17th Annual Snowball Showcase at Sundance 2019

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From News, posted 2.01.19. BMI hosted the 17th annual Snowball music showcase at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 29, at The Shop in Park City, Utah. Performing artist, singer/songwriter and composer Tamar-kali kicked off the evening with a captivating set, accompanied by an all-strings ensemble. Her performance was followed by a… Read more...


BMI Hosts Exclusive Dinner for Film Composers and Directors During Sundance 2019

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From News, posted 1.30.19. Composers, directors and industry tastemakers gathered together to celebrate the power of music in film at BMI’s annual dinner on Monday, January 28, during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The exclusive event, which took place at the Blind Dog in Park City, Utah, was hosted by BMI’s Vice President of… Read more...


Composer Jeff Beal’s “The Great Circle” Captures the Four Natural Elements

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From News, posted 1.30.19. Five-time Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal was recently commissioned by the New West Symphony to write a new orchestral work, The Great Circle, following the cataclysmic fires and mudslides in Southern California during 2017/2018. In a healing move to address those affected by the disasters (including the composer himself), Beal’s intention… Read more...