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Rick Baitz Composing for the Screen Workshop Has Another Successful Year

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From News, posted 9.20.19. BMI again this year is providing an opportunity for nine emerging film composers to participate in a high-level music for media workshop. Led by BMI composer Rick Baitz, the workshop meets in BMI’s New York office where attendees study and share their work in a supportive environment. As part of the… Read more...


BMI Hosts Official AmericanaFest Kick Off Party

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From News, posted 9.19.19. AmericanaFest kicked off its festival festivities for the third year in a row on BMI’s rooftop in Nashville on Tuesday, September 10. BMI’s Rooftop on the Row show of the summer featured up-and-coming bluegrass prodigy Billy Strings and country rocker Brent Cobb. The event was presented in partnership with sponsors George… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Winners and Nominees

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From News, posted 9.19.19. This past weekend was a hugely significant one for many of BMI’s affiliates in the Film, TV and Visual Media community, as ceremonies for the 71st Annual Creative Arts Emmys were held over two nights at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live in Los Angeles. Additionally, two events were organized in… Read more...


Songland Star Entertains Retail Association Execs

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From News, posted 9.19.19. BMI added some sizzle to the 2019 Council of State Retail Associations’ annual conference in Whitefish, Montana recently (9/17) by sponsoring a performance from BMI singer-songwriter Sam James. The Worcester, Massachusetts native was not only a contestant on Season 3 of The Voice, but recently appeared on NBC’s Songland, where he… Read more...


BMI Enlists LA Artist to Help Educate California Brewers on Music Licensing

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From News, posted 9.19.19. BMI made its way out to Long Beach, CA recently (9/12) to help educate brewers on music licensing issues at the 2019 California Craft Beer Summit. Entitled “Pulling Back the Curtain on Music Licensing,” the BMI presentation was designed to help brewery owners understand the legalities involved when offering live or… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy Workshop Intensive Starting October 7

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From News, posted 9.18.19. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s new workshop intensive, starting on Monday, October 7. 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”™ include… 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. Pop Singer/Songwriter RAYE to be Honored as First Recipient of the BMI Impact Award. Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Longtime Employee Faye Anthony Smith

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From News, posted 9.17.19. BMI is saddened by the loss of longtime BMI team member Faye Anthony Smith, who passed away on September 13, 2019. Faye joined BMI in 1979, beginning as a receptionist before becoming the Corporate Events Coordinator in both the Nashville and New York offices. She loved music and working on events… Read more...


Harry Gregson-Williams Shares Insights at “State of the Music in Media” Conference

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From News, posted 9.16.19. This past weekend, BMI composer Harry Gregson-Williams brought his inspiration, expertise and experience to share with attendees of the “State of the Music in Media” conference, presented by the Guild of Music Supervisors at the Los Angeles Film School. Renowned for his work on films such as Shrek, The Martian, The… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 71st Annual Creative Arts Emmy Winners

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From News, posted 9.16.19. BMI affiliates took center stage this past weekend at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live, claiming their well-earned accolades at the ceremonies for the 71st Annual 2019 Creative Arts Emmys. Over the course of the prestigious two-evening event, three of BMI’s composers were recognized for their work on some of the… Read more...


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