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A Decade of Celebrating Music Creators at BMI’s Award Shows

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From News, posted 12.26.19. Every year, BMI, our creative community and industry notables gather at BMI’s Award shows across genres to honor titans of music and celebrate the incredible songwriters, composers and publishers of the most-performed songs of the year. Special accolades like BMI’s Icon Award, President’s Award, Champion Award and more are presented,… Read more...


Billboard Honors BMI’s Alison Smith, Taylor Swift, Brandi Carlile & Others at 2019 Women in Music

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From News, posted 12.17.19. BMI was very proud to watch Taylor Swift take the stage at Billboard’s annual Women in Music celebration on Thursday, December 12, at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, to accept the evening’s highest honor, Woman of the Decade Award. Delivering a powerful speech, Swift expressed admiration for women who… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 GRAMMY Award Nominees

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From News, posted 11.21.19. BMI is once again very proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for recognition by the Recording Academy at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on Wednesday,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Latin GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 11.15.19. The stars shined brightly in Las Vegas last night as BMI affiliates assumed the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to collect their well-earned Latin GRAMMY Awards for creating some of the most impactful music from the past year. The evening’s biggest winner was Spain’s Flamenco-trap siren Rosalía (SGAE),… Read more...


9th Annual Los Producers Charity Event Raises More Than $135,000

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From News, posted 11.15.19. BMI and Rebeleon Entertainment recently presented the 9th annual Los Producers charity event at the Hard Rock Café on the Las Vegas Strip. The star-studded lineup included more than two dozen recording artists and producers who shared the stage to raise more than $135,000 for The Michael J.… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Inducted Into Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame and Celebrated at La Musa Awards

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From News, posted 10.28.19. BMI is proud to congratulate its affiliates inducted on Thursday into the prestigious Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place as part of the 7th Annual La Musa Awards, held at the James L. Knight Center in Miami. Singled out for their exemplary contributions to the enduring… Read more...


BMI and Rebeleon Entertainment to Present 9th Annual Los Producers Event

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From News, posted 10.23.19. BMI and Rebeleon Entertainment are proud to present the 9th annual Los Producers charity event on Wednesday, November 13,at the Hard Rock Café on the Las Vegas Strip. This invite-only showcase will benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, which is dedicated to accelerating a cure for Parkinson’s… Read more...


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...