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BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.24.20. BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees In a year like no other, BMI is once again very excited to congratulate its many talented affiliates who received GRAMMY nominations in recognition of their contributions to the year’s most impactful music. As the industry’s highest accolade, the prestigious GRAMMY Awards celebrate the… Read more...


Truth and Vulnerability: In Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Jem Cooke

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From News, posted 11.13.20. With her rich, soulful voice, singer/songwriter Jem Cooke has been augmenting the UK electronic scene for some years now, providing an emotive element to the digitized rhythms of many pulsing dance tracks. She has written and sung as both a solo artist and in collaboration with a wide spectrum of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates UK Publisher as “Uptown Funk” Reaches 5 Million Performances

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From News, posted 11.10.20. BMI once again congratulated UK publisher John Fogarty of New Songs Administration for their part in co-publishing BMI’s 2016 Pop Song of the Year, “Uptown Funk,” which reached an astounding 5 million U.S. radio performances in just 6 years since its release. Based in London, New Songs Administration is the… Read more...


Songs for Change: BMI Songwriters Call For Action

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From News, posted 11.09.20. With the movement for racial justice and equality sweeping the country, BMI songwriters are picking up their pens and calling for much-needed change through their music. Issues of social justice, racial equity, tolerance and beyond are being highlighted in powerful songs that are shining a light on what’s happening and… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of BMI Icon Mac Davis

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From News, posted 9.30.20. BMI is deeply saddened by the passing of Mac Davis. During his legendary career, Davis, who was named a BMI Icon in 2015 for his unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers, was the consummate all-around entertainer: songwriter, singer, actor, TV and radio personality, and performer. As a… Read more...


“Capture Your Moment”: A Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Rozzi Crane

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From News, posted 9.03.20. Raised on soul and R&B, Rozzi Crane is a singer/songwriter with a swelling, soulful voice and a talent for disarmingly intimate lyric-writing. These attributes caught the attention of Maroon 5 singer/songwriter Adam Levine, who signed her to his label, 222 Records. From there, Crane steadily gained a reputation as a… Read more...


BMI Presents Dolly Parton With 7 “Million-Air” Certificates

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From News, posted 8.13.20. The incomparable Dolly Parton has once again surpassed milestones, literally millions of them, when BMI awarded her with several of their coveted “Million-Air” certificates, which recognize songs that have reached over one million broadcast performances. In a special presentation via Zoom, Mike O’Neill, BMI’s President and CEO, along with Billboard… Read more...


Daniel Tashian on Inspiration, Curiosity & Collaborating With Songwriting Legend Burt Bacharach

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From The Weekly, posted 7.28.20. Daniel Tashian was already on a roll. An accomplished songwriter/producer and multi-instrumentalist, Tashian — the son of Barry and Holly Tashian, the celebrated bluegrass duo — started making music early on, landing a deal with Elektra Records at the age of 19. He formed the Nashville-based band The Silver Seas… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its Ivor Novello Nominees for 2020

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From News, posted 7.21.20. Following the announcement of their Rising Star nominees earlier this month, the Ivors Academy announced their full list of nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, and BMI is very pleased to congratulate its many prominent affiliates recognized among them. Representing the most impactful accomplishments in songwriting and composing, the… Read more...


BMI Salutes its Top Songwriters for the 2020 BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 7.13.20. BMI paid tribute to the best in songwriting for its 68th Annual BMI Pop Awards. The top songwriters, publishers and administrators of the previous year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States were celebrated across all BMI digital and social channels. Major award winners for Song of the Year, Songwriter… Read more...