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BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song®” Goes Virtual for 30th Anniversary of Billboard’s Latin Music Week

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From News, posted 10.23.20. BMI was thrilled to once again present its signature panel series, How I Wrote That Song®, as part of the 30th anniversary of Billboard’s Latin Music Week. In observance of health restrictions due to the pandemic, the event was held virtually for the first time, although the discussions were no… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Billboard Latin Music Award Winners

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From News, posted 10.22.20. BMI is once again proudly celebrating its affiliates who took home major wins at Billboard’s Latin Music Awards last night in Miami. Delayed from its normal time in April by the pandemic, the ceremony was held at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. and featured some rousing performances by names… Read more...


Keep It In The Family: Singer/Songwriter Edgar Cortázar on Love, Language & Legacy

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From News, posted 10.13.20. A third-generation songwriter from an acclaimed musical family, Edgar Cortázar has lived a life devoted to creating, collaborating and sharing the power of music. The grandson of legendary Mexican songwriter Ernesto Cortázar and the son of renowned film composer/songwriter Ernesto Cortázar Ducker, the young Edgar Cortázar was introduced to the… Read more...


BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song®” Heads to Billboard’s Latin Music Week

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From News, posted 10.12.20. BMI is pleased to present its signature panel “How I Wrote That Song®” in its first virtual form during the 30th anniversary of Billboard’s Latin Music Week on October 23, 2020. This year’s panelists will include three-time Latin GRAMMY award-winning producer Tainy, who has dominated Billboard’s Latin Producers chart with… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Latin GRAMMY Award Nominees

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From News, posted 9.30.20. BMI is once again very proud of its songwriters who made a strong showing as nominees of the 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. In a period marked by hardship, BMI’s groundbreaking Latin songwriters have continued to push the envelope and create innovative and impactful songs in all styles of Latin… Read more...


Latin GRAMMY-Winning Singer/Songwriter Ricardo Montaner on His Motivation, His Mission and His Music

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From News, posted 9.24.20. Ricardo Montaner is one of the best-selling Latin singer/songwriters of all time. A versatile musician and preeminent romantic balladeer, Montaner has composed and edited over 300 hundred songs, released over 24 studio albums, sold over 65 million records worldwide, broken attendance records at arenas all over the globe, and boasts… Read more...


Sharing the Gift of Song: A Conversation with Songwriter/Composer Marco Flores

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From The Weekly, posted 9.14.20. Marco Flores is a man of many talents. In his professional capacity as a music creator, he is a songwriter, a producer, a bandleader, a vocalist, an arranger, an orchestra conductor and a film composer, but this does not even begin to tell his whole story. Since he first started… Read more...


BMI Felicita A Los Ganadores De Sus Premios Latinos De 2020

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From News, posted 5.18.20. BMI anunció hoy a los ganadores de su 27a edición anual de los Premios Latinos de BMI, un homenaje a los más destacados compositores, editoras y administradores de las canciones en español más tocadas durante el último año en Estados Unidos. Se revelaron los principales premios en las plataformas digitales… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its 2020 Latin Award Winners

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From News, posted 5.18.20. BMI today announced its 27th annual BMI Latin Award winners celebrating the top songwriters, publishers and administrators of the previous year’s most-performed Spanish-language songs in the United States. Major awards, including Regional Mexican Songwriter of the Year, Contemporary Latin Songwriter of the Year, Regional Mexican Song of the Year, Contemporary… Read more...


BMI Postpones Latin Awards

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From News, posted 3.10.20. BMI POSTPONES LATIN AWARDS The health and safety of our employees and affiliates is our number one priority, and as a result, BMI is postponing its upcoming Latin Awards show, originally scheduled for March 31 in Los Angeles. We plan to reschedule the Latin Awards at a later date and… Read more...