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Sting, Imagine Dragons and Martin Bandier Honored at BMI’s 67th Annual Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.15.19. BMI paid tribute to the best in songwriting at its 67th Annual BMI Pop Awards held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. World-renowned singer/songwriter and musician Sting was celebrated for “Every Breath You Take” becoming the Most Performed Song in BMI’s repertoire of over 14 million musical… Read more...


BMI’s Barbara Cane to be Honored with Lifetime Service Award from NMPA

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From News, posted 5.08.19. BMI is very proud to congratulate its own VP of Worldwide Creative, Barbara Cane, on being recognized by the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) with the Lifetime Service Award, to be presented at the NMPA’s annual meeting next month at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Cane joins an… Read more...


BMI Singer-Songwriter Rozzi Delivers at Restaurant Industry Confab

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From News, posted 4.12.19. BMI helped kick off the 2019 Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix recently (4/7/19) with an inspired performance by the soulful BMI pop singer-songwriter Rozzi. The California native, who was first discovered by Adam Levine, performed in front of 2000 restaurant owners and executives gathered for the opening session of the… Read more...


Halsey to be Honored with Hal David Starlight Award

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From News, posted 4.09.19. BMI is proud to congratulate Halsey for being named this year’s recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The celebrated BMI singer/songwriter will be presented with this prestigious accolade at the Hall’s 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 13, at… Read more...


The Passion Behind the Voice: Getting to Know Celia Babini

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From The Weekly, posted 4.09.19. Hailing from New York City, up-and-coming singer/songwriter Celia Babini is a name to watch. A student at the renowned Fiorella H. LaGuardia High School, Babini had been recording original songs and posting them on Soundcloud, eventually releasing her first EP, Lola, in 2017.  Currently a contestant on NBC’s The Voice,… Read more...


BMI Announces Top Honors for its 67th Annual Pop Awards

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From News, posted 4.03.19. BMI is pleased to celebrate an evening of exceptional songwriting at its 67th Annual BMI Pop Awards.  In an event 22 years in the making, Sting, already a BMI Icon, will be honored for his enduring hit single “Every Breath You Take,” which has become the Most Performed Song in… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Nipsey Hussle

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From News, posted 4.01.19. BMI is mourning the loss of Nipsey Hussle, a phenomenal rapper, songwriter, philanthropist and dedicated community activist who passed away Sunday at the age of 33. Originally from the Crenshaw district of South Los Angeles, Hussle’s name quickly rose to prominence on the back of various influential mixtapes, notably the… Read more...


In and Out of the Studio With the Highly Sought-After Lido

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.20.19. Lido, the songwriter and producer revered for his drum work and stunning remixes, has come a long way from his tiny hometown in Norway. Having discovered gospel music through his father, Lido—born Peder Losnegård—had his musical sensibilities shaped by annual sojourns to the U.S. to see gospel performed in the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first rap song to win both… Read more...


BMI Brings a Stellar All-Female Lineup to 17th Annual Snowball Showcase at Sundance 2019

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From News, posted 2.01.19. BMI hosted the 17th annual Snowball music showcase at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 29, at The Shop in Park City, Utah. Performing artist, singer/songwriter and composer Tamar-kali kicked off the evening with a captivating set, accompanied by an all-strings ensemble. Her performance was followed by a… Read more...