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BMI Congratulates BRITs Rising Star Award Winner Griff

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From News, posted 3.19.21. Pop singer-songwriter Griff now joins a long list of BMI family members who have won the coveted BRITs Rising Star Award. She was chosen among nominees that included Pa Salieu and Rina Sawayama. BMI singer-songwriters who were previously named Rising Star Award winners include Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, James Bay… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Award Winners

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From News, posted 3.15.21. BMI is once again exceptionally proud of its many affiliates who received music’s highest honors, yesterday, during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this year’s ceremony was unlike any other, given precautions over the pandemic, with no large audience in attendance. With awards presented… Read more...


Songs for Change: BMI Songwriters Call For Action

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From News, posted 3.08.21. 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 Celebrates Black History Month

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From News, posted 2.01.21. BMI is proud to celebrate Black History Month, the annual recognition of Black achievements and their importance in American history and culture. Since its founding in 1939, BMI’s repertoire has been distinguished by Black songwriters and composers across every genre, and we have been truly honored to represent innovators like… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy’s New Songwriting, Production & Collaboration Workshops

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From News, posted 1.14.21. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Workshops, which offer a proven, live/online, in-person learning experience to network and gain new skill sets to compete in the contemporary music market. Learn SAA’s “Advanced Song Craft Method™” that’s been adopted by educational institutions such as Berklee Valencia to train their writer/producers,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.24.20. 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 very best in the fields of… 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...


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...