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BMI Presents “New Faces of Nashville” 2023 Kickoff Show at the Bluebird Cafe

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From News, posted 2.02.23. BMI kicked off its 2023 Bluebird Cafe showcase series Tuesday night, with a “New Faces of Nashville” themed set of performances. The legendary stage hosted Nashville newcomers Tony Evans Jr., Harper Grae, and Lindsey Hinkle. Lindsey Hinkle started out the evening performing in her Bluebird Cafe debut. The self-taught musician has… Read more...


BMI Announces Key Promotions Within Creative Team

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From News, posted 2.01.23. Rafael Martinez Promoted to Vice President, Strategy & Business Affairs, Creative John Ellwood, Reema Iqbal, LuAnn Davidson, Nina Carter, Jon Miller, Katie Kilgallen and Reginald Stewart Also Elevated to New Roles Read more...


BMI Congratulates its UK Americana Awards 2023 Winners

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From News, posted 1.30.23. After two years of COVID cancellations, the UK Americana Music Week returned to East London between January 23 - 26, 2023. As one of the UK’s biggest celebrations of American roots music, BMI supported this year’s events that concluded with the prestigious UK Americana Awards at the Hackney Empire on January… Read more...


‘And the Songwriter of the Year GRAMMY Goes To…’: The Recording Academy Unveils Historic Award

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From The Weekly, posted 1.30.23. Nominees Nija Charles, Tobias Jesso Jr. and Laura Veltz weigh in, along with Chair of the Songwriters & Composers Wing of the Academy, Evan Bogart Read more...


BMI Band Highlights National Restaurant Association Board Meeting

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From News, posted 1.27.23. BMI helped the National Restaurant Association kick off their Winter Board meeting in San Diego with a performance at the opening reception by Almost Monday, a pop trio signed to Hollywood Records. The BMI-affiliated band entertained the crowd of restaurant owners and executives with their unique So-Cal sound that has garnered… Read more...


New Year, New Edition of MusicWorld!

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From News, posted 1.26.23. In this issue: Jason Blume on How to Make Sure Your Songs Are Hitting the Right Target BMI Presents “Music & Film: The Creative Process” Composer Roundtable at the 2023 Sundance Film Fest BMI Names Tracy McKnight Vice President, Creative, Film, TV & Visual Media… Read more...


Are Your Songs Hitting the Right Target?

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.26.23. When I critique songs at my workshops, I always begin by asking the writers to share their intention for their song. For example, a song might be intended solely for self-expression or catharsis. Another song might be written by a performing songwriter to include on their own recording project, while another… Read more...


BMI Presents ‘Music & Film: The Creative Process’ at 2023 Sundance Film Festival

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From News, posted 1.25.23. BMI presented its annual Composer Roundtable “Music & Film: The Creative Process” at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 24, at The Box in Park City, Utah. Panelists included a curated group of gifted composers who spoke about their projects premiering at the festival, the collaborative dynamic they have… Read more...


BMI Hosts Private Event for Composers and Industry Tastemakers During 2023 Sundance Film Festival

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From News, posted 1.25.23. BMI held a private cocktail party for composers and leading film and music industry tastemakers during the 2023 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 23, at The Blind Dog in Park City, Utah. The private event hosted notable composers, filmmakers, artists, talent agents and music supervisors who gathered to celebrate music… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Songwriters Nominated for 2023 Premio Lo Nuestro

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From News, posted 1.24.23. Once again, BMI is exceptionally proud of its many Latin songwriters who have received nominations for the 2023 Premio Lo Nuestro, Univision’s annual award ceremony highlighting the very best in contemporary Latin music. Notable BMI affiliates with multiple nominations include Grupo Firme with 9 nominations, Ozuna with 8 and Rauw Alejandro,… Read more...


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