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BMI Welcomes Salsa Legend Willie Colón

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From News, posted 7.15.19. BMI is extremely proud to welcome beloved salsa legend Willie Colón to the BMI family. Hailing from the South Bronx, Colón has blazed a trail over the course of half a century in the music industry, not only as a singer/songwriter, but also as a trombonist, composer, arranger and producer.… Read more...


BMI and peermusic Host Showcase for Colombian Singer/Songwriter Jona Camacho

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From News, posted 6.21.19. BMI recently hosted a private showcase in its Los Angeles office in collaboration with peermusic for Colombian singer/songwriter/producer and multi-instrumentalist Jona Camacho, to celebrate the U.S. release of his EP Plástico. This latest work features five original tracks all written and produced by Camacho in his own studio in Bogota,… Read more...


Juanes to be Honored as 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

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From News, posted 6.20.19. BMI is very proud to congratulate longtime affiliate, 23-time-Latin-GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter, and tireless philanthropist Juanes for being named the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. This accolade is given to music creators of Ibero American heritage in recognition of their accomplishments within the realm of Latin music, and also… Read more...


BMI to Present “Verano Alternativo” Showcase for 20th Annual Latin Alternative Music Conference

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From News, posted 6.17.19. BMI is proud to present the annual showcase “Verano Alternativo” in support of the 20th edition of Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) on Tuesday, July 9, at Drom (85 Avenue A, New York, NY) in Manhattan’s East Village. The summer concert will feature performances by Cable Head, CRISTNA, Sophy Mell,… Read more...


BMI Hosts Guitar Workshop in New York

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From News, posted 6.04.19. BMI recently hosted eight singer/songwriters for the inaugural edition of BMI’s Guitar Workshop in the New York office. This series is designed to aid Latin artists in learning the basics of guitar-playing and allow them to sharpen their skills and knowledge of rhythm, harmonies, melodies and lyrics. Master guitarists Mario… Read more...


BMI Writers Make History at the 2019 Billboard Latin Awards

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From News, posted 4.26.19. BMI Writers Make History at the 2019 Billboard Latin Awards BMI is exceptionally proud of its many songwriters who took to the stage last night at the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to claim their rightfully earned accolades for some of the most exciting… Read more...


BMI Brings “How I Wrote That Song” to Billboard Latin Music Week in Las Vegas

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From News, posted 4.25.19. BMI presented its popular panel series How I Wrote That Song® during Billboard Latin Music Week on Wednesday, April 24, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. This year’s all-star line-up featured award-winning producers Tainy, Luny, Young Martino, Nely and Haze with a topic that focused on the evolution of… Read more...


Top Producers Tainy, Luny, Nely and Haze, and Young Martino to Head BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song” Panel at Billboard Latin Music Week

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From News, posted 4.04.19. BMI is proud to present its signature panel How I Wrote That Song® at this year’s Billboard Latin Music Week at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This year’s panelists will include award-winning producers Tainy, Luny, Young Martino, Nely and Haze, and will focus on… Read more...


Mario Quintero Lara y Sebastián Krys Fueron Homenajeados en la 26a Ceremonia Anual de los Premios Latinos BMI

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From News, posted 3.20.19. BMI presentó anoche la 26a edición anual de los Premios Latinos de BMI y otorgó al legendario cantautor mexicano Mario Quintero Lara el Premio Presidencial de BMI y al renombrado productor Sebastián Krys el Champion Award de BMI. Durante la ceremonia privada, BMI también reconoció a destacados compositores, editoras y… Read more...


Mario Quintero Lara and Sebastian Krys Honored at the 26th Annual BMI Latin Awards

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From News, posted 3.20.19. BMI presented the 26th Annual BMI Latin Awards last night honoring legendary Mexican singer/songwriter Mario Quintero Lara with the BMI President’s Award and renowned producer Sebastian Krys with the BMI Champion Award. During the private ceremony BMI also saluted the top Latin songwriters, publishers and administrators of the past year’s… Read more...