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BMI Composers Add Virtual Magic to Sundance 2021

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From News, posted 1.22.21. Every year, BMI composers add an incredible audio dimension to films screening at the Sundance Film Festival, and this year is no exception. Although the 2021 festival is virtual, they are still adding the magic that only the right music can provide. From Kathyrn Bostic’s dazzling work in two biopics celebrating… Read more...


BMI Supports the National Museum of African American Music

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From News, posted 1.22.21. BMI is proud to support the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), which opened in Nashville on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hosting a socially distant ribbon-cutting ceremony with a small number of museum board members, staff, elected officials and community leaders. BMI Executive Director, Creative, Nashville, Shannon Sanders, attended… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Iconic Composer Perry Botkin, Jr.

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From News, posted 1.22.21. BMI is saddened by the news that Perry Botkin, Jr., theme composer for the longest running daytime TV series in history, The Young and the Restless, has passed away at the age of 87. During his four-decade career, the GRAMMY-winning Botkin was also responsible for memorable themes to Mork and Mindy… Read more...


Songwriters Hall of Famer Steve Dorff Shares Stories and Songs with Hospitality & Tourism Execs

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From News, posted 1.22.21. Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Steve Dorff entertained a large gathering of Boston-area hospitality and tourism industry executives recently (1/21) with a lunch hour virtual performance of some of his biggest hits, while sharing the stories behind his songs and how they came to be recorded by some of the music… Read more...


5 Tips to Rebound, Reset, and Reinvigorate Your Songwriting

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.19.21. For most of us, 2020 will rank as one of the most tumultuous years of our lifetime. The restrictions, losses, and fears caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the emotions stirred up in the political and social arenas, touched virtually everyone—and creative people were hit extra hard. Songwriters, musicians, singers,… Read more...


“Amazed” Songwriter Aimee Mayo Shares Her Unexpected Journey to Hitmaker

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.19.21. The lauded songwriter releases her memoir, Talking to the Sky, likening the book writing process to “writing a song for 15 years.” Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Duranice Pace

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From News, posted 1.15.21. BMI is saddened by the loss of Gospel singer/songwriter Duranice Pace, who passed away January 14, 2021, at the age of 62. A member of the Anointed Pace Sisters, Pace boasted a vocal style influenced by Broadway and musical theater, singing both alto and soprano for the storied Atlanta-based group. Some… Read more...


An Open Letter from ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill in Response to the DOJ Closing Statement on the ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees

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From News, posted 1.15.21. Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it would conduct a review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees to determine if they still served their intended purpose.  Today, the DOJ has formally closed its review and will take no action to modify or terminate the decrees… Read more...


Compositores latinos de BMI reciben decenas de nominaciones a Premio Lo Nuestro 2021

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From News, posted 1.14.21. BMI se enorgullece de felicitar a sus miembros que se encuentran nominados a recibir el Premio Lo Nuestro durante la prestigiosa ceremonia de entrega de premios en español de la cadena Univisión, que rinde homenaje a lo mejor de la música latina. J Balvin encabeza la lista de artistas con 14… Read more...


BMI’s Latin Songwriters Receive Multiple Nominations for the 2021 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards

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From News, posted 1.14.21. BMI is proud to congratulate its many affiliates currently nominated for recognition by Premios Lo Nuestro, Univision’s prestigious, Spanish-language awards ceremony that honors the very best of Latin music. Leading the pack of multiple-nominees, J Balvin is up for an astonishing 14 awards, including Artist of The Year, Album of The… Read more...


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