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Planned Service Interruption

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From News, posted 10.12.20. Several public, member and licensee-facing systems will be unavailable while undergoing scheduled maintenance Thursday, October 15th 8:00 p.m. to Tuesday October 20th, 10 a.m., Central Time. Affected platforms include BMI Mobile for iOS & Android, Online Affiliation, BMI Online Services website for members and Community & Payment functionality for licensees. We… Read more...


Legendary BMI Television Composer Takes Center Stage at TV Sales Conference

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From News, posted 10.19.20. BMI television composer Mike Post highlighted the NAB Sales & Marketing TV Exchange by sitting down recently (10/15) to do a one-on-one interview that gave television executives from across the country insight into how he became the most successful composer in TV history. Post told the stories behind some the iconic… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Take Center Stage at 2020 Billboard Music Awards

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From News, posted 10.15.20. BMI is once again exceptionally proud of its songwriters who were recognized for their creative work at last night’s 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Held without an audience due to COVID-19 restrictions at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, the ceremony was nonetheless a star-studded event filled with stirring moments and unforgettable… Read more...


Songs for Change: BMI Songwriters Call For Action

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From News, posted 10.14.20. With the movement for racial justice and equality sweeping the country, BMI songwriters are picking up their pens and calling for much-needed change through their music. Issues of social justice, racial equity, tolerance and beyond are being highlighted in powerful songs that are shining a light on what’s happening and resonating… Read more...


Keep It In The Family: Singer/Songwriter Edgar Cortázar on Love, Language & Legacy

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From News, posted 10.13.20. A third-generation songwriter from an acclaimed musical family, Edgar Cortázar has lived a life devoted to creating, collaborating and sharing the power of music. The grandson of legendary Mexican songwriter Ernesto Cortázar and the son of renowned film composer/songwriter Ernesto Cortázar Ducker, the young Edgar Cortázar was introduced to the family… Read more...


BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song®” Heads to Billboard’s Latin Music Week

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From News, posted 10.12.20. The Panel Will Feature Award-Winning and #1 Charting Latin Producer Tainy With Special Guests Albert Hype and Jota Rosa Read more...


Movement & Progression: A Conversation With Le Youth

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From News, posted 10.08.20. Wes James, better known as Le Youth, sits down with BMI to discuss details about how he’s handling quarantine and crafting his new sound. Le Youth mentions dropping new music, his label and event brand, PRGRSSN Records, and what he’s looking forward to next. BMI is excited to have him as… Read more...


BMI Supports New Song Arts Academy Workshop Starting Monday, October 26

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From News, posted 10.05.20. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s next workshop intensive starting Monday, October 26. The workshop is a proven and unique learning destination taught by Billy Seidman, author of The Elements of Song Craft, a bestselling Amazon new release for music composition. Past writers trained in the workshop’s “Advanced Song… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its 2020 London Awards Winners

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From News, posted 10.05.20. “Dancing With A Stranger” by Sam Smith and Normani named Song of the Year; Bernie Marsden, Caroline Ailin, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, EY, Gary Kemp, Kamille and Niall Horan among the Honourees; Million-Air, Top Pop and Film, TV & Visual Media Awards also announced. Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Latin GRAMMY Award Nominees

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From News, posted 9.30.20. BMI is once again very proud of its songwriters who made a strong showing as nominees of the 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. In a period marked by hardship, BMI’s groundbreaking Latin songwriters have continued to push the envelope and create innovative and impactful songs in all styles of Latin music.… Read more...


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