Grammy Winners & Nominees Take Center Stage at BMI’s ‘How I Wrote That Song’ Panel

Posted in News on February 12, 2010

BMI presented a Grammy-infused version of its acclaimed “How I Wrote That Song” panel discussion series on Saturday, January 30 at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Times, Brand X, and Levi’s, the discussion featured insight from Grammy Award-winning rapper and songwriter Common; multiple Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat; multiple Grammy-winning rapper and songwriter Nas; multiple Grammy-winning producer Sebastian Krys; 2010 Best New Artist Grammy-winner Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band; and super film and music producer Salaam Remi.

BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Catherine Brewton and the Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic Ann Powers moderated the conversation, which focused on the composing processes of the panelists, whose hits include “The People,” “Testify,” “Bubbly,” “It Ain’t Hard to Tell,” “Hate Me Now,” “Chicken Fried,” “Toes,” and more.

View photos from the panel.