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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...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 7.29.20. The nominations for this year’s Creative Arts Emmys are in with many BMI composers in the running for the prestigious awards. This year, BMI is proud to congratulate all of the nominees with a special call out to our affiliates, Laura Karpman, Labrinth, Atticus Ross and Rickey Minor, who are… Read more...


BMI Continues its Support of Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab

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From News, posted 7.29.20. BMI proudly continues its support of the Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab in collaboration with Skywalker Sound. The prestigious program returns this year with a new reimagined digital format on Sundance Co//ab from July 27–August 14, 2020. BMI composers Aaron Parks, Ariel Marx and Jeff… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Daytime Emmy Winners

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From News, posted 7.27.20. The final winners of the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards were announced last night with BMI composers and lyricists taking three out of the four music categories. BMI congratulates all of the winners and sends a special note to Vivek Maddala, who is celebrating his third win in a row… Read more...


BMI Composers Go All Out For Contestants at this Year’s Online Comic-Con Game Show

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From News, posted 7.23.20. This Sunday, July 26, at 4PM (PT), composers Lorne Balfe (@lornebalfe – credits include Mission: Impossible - Fallout), Ryan Elder (@ryaneldermusic – credits include Rick & Morty), Chris Lennertz (@clennertz – credits include The Boys), Jongnic Bontemps (@jongnic - credits include Call of Duty WWII), and Sonya Belousova (@sonyabelousova) &… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its Ivor Novello Nominees for 2020

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From News, posted 7.21.20. Following the announcement of their Rising Star nominees earlier this month, the Ivors Academy announced their full list of nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, and BMI is very pleased to congratulate its many prominent affiliates recognized among them. Representing the most impactful accomplishments in songwriting and composing, the… Read more...


“The Outpost” Composer Larry Groupé Talks Truth and Fiction

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From News, posted 7.10.20. Without a doubt, Larry Groupé’s impressive resume features both critical praise and popular acclaim for the music he’s written for film and television. Nominated for a primetime Emmy in 2004 for best original score for ABC’s drama series, Line of Fire, he also wrote the score for the highly regarded… Read more...


BMI Salutes its Composers Invited to Join Oscar Voting

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From News, posted 7.08.20. BMI is proud to announce that nine of our film composers and/or songwriters have been asked to join the voting body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. The Oscars took this opportunity to extend invitations to 819 potential new members from across the different award categories represented… Read more...