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BMI Upgrades Online Catalog Management System for Music Publishers & Songwriters

Posted in News on October 5, 2009

BMI has launched of multiple updates to its award-winning website, BMI.com, that will provide expanded access to business services for its music publishers, songwriters, composers and licensees.

Features now available to registered users include:

  • User management center that provides comprehensive control and access for registered and approved users. The User Manager can specify which level of access individual, registered users can be granted for each account. This function is a benefit for music publishers representing multiple catalogs with multiple individuals working on those writers’ and works’ behalf.
  • Universal login on BMI.com that allows access to all BMI accounts for affiliates and licensees.
  • Power search function that provides multiple options to query catalog by title, account number, publisher, songwriter, composer and more.
  • Electronic statements, including downloadable statement adjustments, in PDF or CSV file formats that can now be imported into financial programs.

“We have worked diligently to make BMI.com a vital business destination and asset for our songwriters, composers, music publishers and licensees,” said Del Bryant, President & CEO, BMI. “By increasing the range and scope of digital transaction services and facilitating access for users, this system upgrade enables music creators and their business teams to manage their careers in a fluid, detailed, time-efficient manner. The digital age requires this kind of advanced functionality, and we are proud to offer it.”

BMI.com hosts a groundbreaking suite of digital services for its licensees. The Digital Licensing Center (launched in 2000), EMR (Electronic Music Reporting), Radio Select, TV Select and eCommerce provide efficient access to online music licensing, license renewals, music-use reporting and payment systems.

Registered BMI members or licensees can login today to take advantage of these new features.

About BMI.com
BMI.com is the leading music industry website providing online music business services for songwriters, music publishers, composers, music users and fans. Launched as the music industry’s first website in September 1994, BMI.com is the most-trafficked website in the industry, surpassing all other copyright organizations, music publishers, record labels, industry associations and academies. The company website for BMI, the site hosts over a half-million visitors each month. BMI.com is also a “Best Organisation” award-winner, an honor presented by MidemNet Awards, the international competition for best music websites.