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BMI Congratulates 2020 Latin Grammy Winners

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From News, posted 11.20.20. BMI is hugely proud of its many songwriters who were celebrated at last night’s Latin GRAMMY Awards. Because of safety concerns, the annual event was produced out of multiple locations, but still featured some unforgettable performances, as well as several poignant moments with artists whose music made a lasting impact… Read more...


BMI and HD Radio Present Frankie J at Hispanic Radio Conference

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From News, posted 10.26.20. BMI partnered with Xperi, parent of HD Radio, in sponsoring a performance by GRAMMY-nominated BMI songwriter Frankie J at this year’s Radio Ink Hispanic Conference, held recently (10/22) as a virtual event. The Mexican-American singer songwriter talked about the impact commercial radio has had on his career while performing some… Read more...


“How I Wrote That Song®” de BMI Pasa al Plano Digital para el 30.mo Aniversario de la Semana de la Música Latina de Billboard

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From News, posted 10.23.20. BMI tuvo el gusto de volver a presentar su característica serie de paneles, How I Wrote That Song®, como parte del 30.mo aniversario de la Semana de la Música Latina de Billboard. Para cumplir con las restricciones de salud debido a la pandemia, el evento se realizó en internet por… Read more...


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...


BMI Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

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From News, posted 9.15.20. En honor del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, BMI se enorgullece de rendir homenaje a su familia de innovadores compositores y editores latinos cuya música ilumina las ondas de la radio, domina las listas de reproducción, amplía los géneros e influye la cultura popular en una escala verdaderamente global. Reconocemos… Read more...