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BMI Congratulates Documentary Emmy Award Nominees Gary Lionelli and Alan Menken

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From News, posted 7.28.21. The nominations are in and two multi-award-winning BMI composers are poised to take the crown for Outstanding Music Composition at the 42nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards: Gary Lionelli for his score to HBO’s The Soul of America and Alan Menken for his work on the Disney+ Howard documentary.… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Daytime Emmy Award Children’s Programming and Animation Winners

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From News, posted 7.20.21. The winners of the coveted Daytime Emmy® Awards in the Children’s & Animation category have been announced, with BMI composers and songwriters taking center stage. BMI is proud to salute Vivek Maddala and Steve Morrell for their win in Outstanding Music Direction And Composition For A Preschool, Children’s Or Animated… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 7.14.21. Nominations for the 73rd Creative Arts Emmy Awards are officially out with many BMI composers and songwriters poised to take the coveted trophies. The Creative Arts ceremony date has not yet been announced, but will be broadcast on Saturday, September 18, at 8:00 PM ET/PT on FXX. Here are the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its 37th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 7.12.21. BMI is proud to celebrate its 37th annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards, saluting the top-performing composers in film, TV and visual media of the previous year. The honorees were announced today across BMI’s social media and digital platforms, featuring a selection of notable composers and multiple award winners,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Daytime Emmy Winner Daniel Petty

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From News, posted 6.29.21. It’s official! BMI composer Daniel Petty has taken the award for Outstanding Original Song at the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards for “Unsaid Emily” from Julie and the Phantoms. In addition to Petty’s win, several other BMI composers and songwriters were in the running, and BMI again congratulates them all!… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Daytime Emmy Award Children’s Programming and Animation Nominees

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From News, posted 6.29.21. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has nominated several BMI composers to win coveted Daytime Emmy® Awards in the Children’s & Animation category. The 48th annual ceremony will be presented in a stand-alone show streaming on the Emmy® OTT platform on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 8PM… Read more...


BMI and NYU Lead Another Successful TV Scoring Workshop

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From News, posted 6.28.21. On June 9, members of BMI’s Film, TV & Visual Media team joined composer Rob Simonsen as he gave insights to NYU students about his career in the industry during the annual BMI/NYU TV Scoring Workshop. The workshop, which was hosted by Ron Sadoff, professor and Director of Screen Scoring… Read more...


BMI Explores How to Make it in Today’s Music Industry

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From News, posted 6.08.21. This past Saturday, BMI, in conjunction with LALIFF (Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival), explored the constant changes that happen every year in the music industry and how to navigate them in an informative panel, “How to Make it in Today’s Music Industry.” Moderated by BMI Senior Vice President, Creative,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 Daytime Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 6.08.21. The nods for the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards have been announced with several BMI composers and songwriters at the top of the list of contenders in the music categories. Submissions for the nominations were judged by a pool of more than 1,000 peer professionals from across the television industry,… Read more...


H. Scott Salinas Stays Busy Composing Through the Pandemic and Beyond

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From News, posted 6.03.21. A native of St. Croix, H. Scott Salinas played guitar in high school bands, but never seriously considered a career in music until he got to Princeton University. While studying economics, Salinas took a few music classes and jazz guitar lessons and decided to switch his major to music composition.… Read more...