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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 Supports Song Arts Academy’s First Workshop Intensive of 2020

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From News, posted 12.12.19. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s first workshop intensive of the new year, starting on Monday, January 13. The workshop is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the workshop’s… Read more...


BMI Pop Artist Spencer Ludwig Brings the Party to Connecticut Restaurant Assoc’s CRAzies Awards

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From News, posted 12.04.19. The 2nd annual CRAzies Awards were held recently at Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Connecticut and BMI was there to help take the event to the next level by providing the musical entertainment at the afterparty held at Shrine nightclub. The CRAzies Awards dinner is hosted by the Connecticut Restaurant Association… 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 Mourns the Loss of Busbee

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From News, posted 9.30.19. BMI is saddened by the loss of prolific songwriter/producer Busbee, real name Michael James Ryan, who passed away Saturday, September 28, at the age of 43. Busbee had become a truly prominent figure in country and pop music, having crafted numerous hits for a veritable who’s-who of artists, including Florida… Read more...


Noel Gallagher to be Honored With BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 9.17.19. BMI announced today that Britpop icon and award-winning songwriter, Noel Gallagher, will receive the BMI President’s Award at this year’s BMI London Awards in recognition of his influence on songwriting within the music industry. The event will take place at London’s Savoy Hotel on October 21, 2019 and will be… Read more...


BMI Partners with SynchBig! Showcase

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From News, posted 9.05.19. On Wednesday, August 28 at The Back Corner, BMI partnered for the first time on SynchBig!, a showcase series which was designed to highlight some of Nashville’s top synching artists. The highly anticipated event brought together songwriters, producers, artists, publishers, labels, licensing companies and others, with performers including Keelan Donovan… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy’s Fall 2019 Workshop Starting September 9

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From News, posted 8.15.19. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s Fall Workshop Intensive starting on Monday, September 9. The workshop is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the workshop’s “Advanced Song Craft Method”™… Read more...


BMI Supports New Song Arts/BerkleeNYC “Making Awesome Tracks III” Seminar on September 7 & 8

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From News, posted 8.02.19. BMI is proud to support its affiliates participating at Song Arts Academy’s & BerkleeNYC’s new two-day pop music production seminar, Making Awesome Tracks III, led by producers Jon Buscema, Pablo San Martin, and Billy Seidman. Learn contemporary studio production techniques (including Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton, Massive, Omnisphere, Battery, Serum and… Read more...