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From News, posted 7.17.19. BMI websites will be unavailable while undergoing scheduled maintenance from 10 AM Saturday July 20th through noon Sunday July 21st Central Time. Affected platforms include BMI Mobile for iOS and Android, Online Services, Writer and Publisher Affiliation, Repertoire, RapidCue, and Payments & Community for Licensees. We apologize for any inconvenience as… Read more...


BMI Hosts Unsigned Writers in Next Big Wave Series

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From News, posted 7.18.19. On July 9th, BMI and Pinnacle Bank welcomed Nashville’s newest hitmakers for an evening of networking in BMI’s Nashville office. The first of three installations in BMI’s Next Big Wave series, attendees of 2019’s first session were BMI country and pop songwriters looking to secure their first publishing deal. The evening… Read more...


BMI Helps Demystify Music Licensing for Texas Brewers

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From News, posted 7.18.19. BMI was in San Marcos, Texas recently (7/12-13) to help educate brewers from the Lone Star State on how to license the music offered in their taprooms and brewpubs. BMI joined Libby Brennan of St. Elmo Brewing and Carlos Russo of Aqua Brew on a panel entitled “Demystifying Music Licensing,” which… Read more...


July’s MusicWorld is Full of Tips!

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From News, posted 7.18.19. In this issue: Sir Nolan Shares His “No Brainer” Tips for Songwriting Success Cliff Goldmacher Reveals his 10 Tips for Bridging the Gap Between Amateur and Professional Songwriting Bulletin Board events and workshops Highlights from BMI’s 2019 Christian Awards And much, much more! Read more...


Sir Nolan Shares His “No Brainer” Tips for Songwriting Success

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.17.19. The award-winning writer and producer just may be laying the blueprint for the modern musician. Read more...


10 Tips for Bridging the Gap Between Amateur and Professional Songwriting

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.17.19. Above and beyond the inspiration that often serves as the seed for all songwriters, there are lots of significant things to consider when it comes to refining your songwriting craft. Here are a few tips and things to keep in mind if you’re wondering how to make the leap from your… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: July ‘19

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.17.19. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 7.16.19. The nominations for this year’s Creative Arts Emmys have the names of BMI composers and songwriters written all over them. The prestigious awards will be given out in ceremonies on September 14 & 15 at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live. Congratulations to all with a special call out to our… Read more...


BMI Honors Restaurant Association Executives With Gold Records

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From News, posted 7.16.19. BMI honored two restaurant association executives recently for their years of service to the hospitality industry and their long time support of BMI songwriters: National Restaurant Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney, and Texas Restaurant Association CEO Richie Jackson, who are both retiring from their positions. In appreciation for work they… Read more...


The Dos and Don’ts of Meeting With Music Publishers

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From The Weekly, posted 7.16.19. For most songwriters, the idea of being a staff songwriter for a music publisher is a lifelong dream. However, in order to make this dream become reality, you’ll need to be more than just a gifted songwriter. You’ll need to show a publisher - and yourself - that you’re ready to… Read more...


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