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BMI Mourns the Loss of Legendary Mexican Balladeer José José

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From News, posted 9.30.19. BMI is mourning the death of legendary Mexican singer/songwriter/actor José José, who passed away Saturday, September 28, at the age of 71. A titan of the Latin music community and a longstanding BMI affiliate, José José, whose real name was José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz, pursued a highly influential career that… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Latin GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 9.24.19. BMI Congratulates its 2019 Latin GRAMMY Nominees Once again, BMI is exceptionally proud of its numerous affiliates who have been singled out for recognition as nominees for this year’s 20th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards.  Many BMI songwriters from the Latin community received multiple nods for Latin GRAMMY gold for their… Read more...


Legendary Norteño Band to Debut Netflix Documentary & Live Concert Album: Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison

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From News, posted 9.12.19. With 24 #1 albums, 50 #1 singles, and more tracks on the Hot Latin Songs Chart than any other artist or group, Los Tigres del Norte is one of the most influential and popular Latin bands of all time. Now, the BMI-affiliated band has yet another achievement on the horizon:… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Latin American Music Award Nominees

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From News, posted 9.09.19. Once again, BMI is exceptionally proud of its many immensely talented Latin affiliates nominated for prestigious accolades at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards. BMI rappers, singers and songwriters made an exceptionally strong showing for recognition for this fifth annual awards show, with multiple nods given to Ozuna, J Balvin,… Read more...


BMI’s and Warner Chappell’s Annual “Write On” Song Camp Unites a New Wave of Music Creators

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From News, posted 7.26.19. BMI and Warner Chappell Music hosted the 6th annual “Write On” song camp in collaboration with Warner Music Group on July 20 and 21, at the Atlantic Records Studios located in the heart of Hollywood. The event is designed to foster avant-garde collaborations and push the participants to break free… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Elvis Crespo for his Timeless Award-Winning Hit “Suavemente”

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From News, posted 7.22.19. BMI applauds the talented Elvis Crespo on his numerous accomplishments and contributions to the Latin music community for more than two decades. In 1998, the GRAMMY award-winner released his debut album Suavemente, which was certified platinum for more than 1 million copies sold in the U.S. by the Recording Industry… Read more...


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...