Music Moves Our World

Music Moves Our World

Songwriting is still the purest part of my job. It can get complicated on every other level but songwriting is still the same uncomplicated process it was when I was 12 years old writing songs in my room.” Taylor Swift BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2003

Music Moves Our World

I’ve been upset, and I’ve turned to music to help me out. It helped me even more when I started writing my own.” Khalid BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2018

Music Moves Our World

There's a strength I've always admired in songwriters who leave a little bit more up to the listener.” Kacey Musgraves BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2002

Music Moves Our World

If you’re a film composer, don’t forget half of your name. Really study film.” Brian Tyler BMI COMPOSER SINCE 2010

Music Moves Our World

Finding inspiration itself and realizing it had always been there all along — that was my El Dorado. That was a perfect state of mind.” Shakira BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 1999

Music Moves Our World

You’re never done till they literally pry it from your hands.” Mark Ronson BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 1998

Music Moves Our World

When I am the most uncomfortable and the most vulnerable, that’s what’s getting to somebody else.” P!NK BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2003

Music Moves Our World

It’s a humbling experience to walk into a room armed with nothing, and leave with a song that can connect with people in infinite ways.” Keith Urban BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 1997

Music Moves Our World

I just make music however I feel and pray that it connects... I think genres are more for other people, not for yourself.” SZA BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2017

Music Moves Our World

Music is the most powerful language because it unites people no matter color, creed or culture. Whether I speak English, Spanish or Chinese I communicate in the universal language - music.” Pitbull BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2007

Music Moves Our World

Music is the sole language capable of uniting all humanity.” John Williams BMI COMPOSER SINCE 1961

Music Moves Our World

Say what you want to say, then go to sleep with no regrets.” Bebe Rexha BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2007

Music Moves Our World

I never have a plan. Freestyle everything. Turn the beat on, feel the vibe, get the energy, and try to make a hit out of it.” Future BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2002

Music Moves Our World

I try figure out what makes a song particularly memorable. And it’s usually repetition and simplicity.” Maren Morris BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2004

Music Moves Our World

Whether my lyrics are about love or something else, I always make sure I’m connecting with my fans.” Ozuna BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2013

Music Moves Our World

If you’re going to be a songwriter, then wear your heart on your sleeve and don’t worry.” Ed Sheeran BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2013

Music Moves Our World

I’m a writer above everything else. Every love letter and napkin scrap and frantic addition to my “Notes” app is part of the recipe that makes: me. My words will help me live forever once I’m gone. My tiny little human slice of immortality.” Halsey BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2013

Music Moves Our World

With me, you get extremes of every single emotion.” Jack White BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2001

Music Moves Our World

I speak what I know. I don’t need to lie.” DJ Khaled BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2013

Music Moves Our World

Screw whatever’s ‘going to work’ – you just have to go with the thing that you feel is the most you.” Camila Cabello BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2013

Music Moves Our World

You have to have the songs in country that people don't have to think about; and then you have to have the songs that change their lives.” Luke Bryan BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2001

Music Moves Our World

We don’t think about boundaries anymore. We let go of that because it doesn’t work for us. Freedom in creativity is what inspires us more than anything.” Little Big Town BMI SONGWRITERS SINCE 1997 (PHILLIP) 1999 (KIMBERLY) 2005 (JIMI & KAREN)

Music Moves Our World

I try to change myself constantly by finding new ways to improve my sound.” Marshmello BMI SONGWRITER SINCE 2016

Music Moves Our World

You can make fun rap music and it don't got to be all negative and you can still be successful doing it.” Rae Sremmurd BMI SONGWRITERS SINCE 2010

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