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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...


BMI Announces Not-to-Be-Missed Events at 2019 Sundance Film Festival

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From News, posted 1.07.19. BMI is proud to announce its programming for this year’s Sundance Film Festival, which will include the 21st edition of the Composer/Director Roundtable “Music & Film: The Creative Process,” on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the Kimball Arts Center, followed by the 17th annual BMI Snowball on Tuesday, January 29,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In… Read more...


Billboard Honors BMI’s Alison Smith, Cyndi Lauper, SZA & Kacey Musgraves at 2018 Women in Music

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From News, posted 12.07.18. Billboard held its annual Women in Music event on Thursday, December 6, at Pier 36 in New York City, celebrating several talented BMI songwriters and BMI Executive Vice President, Distribution, Publisher Relations & Administration Services, Alison Smith, along with others whose impact on the music industry is indisputable. Longtime BMI… Read more...


Bebe Rexha Honored at Second Annual Variety Hitmakers Brunch

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From News, posted 12.05.18. BMI was a proud sponsor of the second annual Variety Hitmakers brunch held at The Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood on December 1. The private event named BMI affiliate Bebe Rexha Songwriter of the Year, and many other industry insiders received accolades for their part in making the biggest… Read more...


BMI Producer Sebastian Krys to be Honored at Education Through Music – Los Angeles Gala

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From News, posted 11.29.18. BMI is proud be taking part in the 13th Annual Benefit Gala of Education Through Music-Los Angeles as it celebrates five-time GRAMMY and 12-time Latin GRAMMY winner and BMI affiliate Sebastian Krys. Scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, at the NOVO-Microsoft Theatre in Los Angles, the benefit will feature performances by… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Hitmaker Scott English

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From News, posted 11.20.18. BMI is saddened by the news of the passing of legendary producer and songwriter Scott English. English is responsible for penning BMI Icon Barry Manilow’s #1 hit “Mandy,” the infectious “Bend Me Shape Me” by The American Breed, as well as songs for Donny Osmond, Andy Williams, Johnny Mathis, Westlife,… Read more...


BMI Participates in KEXP’s “Mastering The Hustle” Panel in Seattle

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From News, posted 11.19.18. On November 17, BMI’s Tracie Verlinde moderated a panel on songwriting for KEXP’s Mastering the Hustle series which helps local songwriters and artists navigate the music industry. Held at KEXP’s state-of-the-art auditorium, the panel featured BMI songwriters ParisAlexa and Hollis Wong-Wear of The Flavr Blue and producer and singer/songwriter Mndsgn.… Read more...