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BMI Rings In the Holidays With Atlanta’s Best and Brightest

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From News, posted 12.20.19. Last week, Atlanta’s best and brightest turned out in full force for the annual BMI Atlanta holiday party. The festitivites were sponsored by Hennessy, who provided signature cocktails for the private dinner, held at culinary gem Cape Deutch, featuring a selection of the restaurant’s most popular dishes. The… Read more...


BMI Accepting Submissions for 15th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase

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From News, posted 2.04.13. BMI is currently accepting submissions for its 15th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase, to be held in Atlanta on April 11, 2013 at Terminal West. Aspiring artists from all urban genres, including r&b, rap and hip-hop, are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to perform at this lauded, star-spotting annual showcase. Four… Read more...


Snoop Dogg, Drake, B.o.B, Lex Luger, Universal Music Publishing & More Honored at BMI Urban Awards

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From News, posted 8.27.11. Dr. Dre, Warren G, Nas, Bootsy Collins, Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Game and others rally to celebrate Snoop Dogg’s career Read more...


Rick Ross, Travis Porter, Sean Garrett & Ace Hood Headline BMI’s 14th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase

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From News, posted 5.19.11. A selection of the recording industry’s most eminent stars and promising talent performed at BMI’s 14th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase May 18 at The Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta. Hosted by comedian Lil Duval and DJ Drama, the showcase featured performances by the inimitable Rick Ross, Atlanta-based hip-hop trio Travis Porter, DJ… Read more...


Rick Ross to Headline BMI’s 14th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase

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From News, posted 4.22.11. BMI will present its 14th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase Wednesday, May 18, featuring a combination of the recording industry’s eminent stars and most-promising unsigned talent. Staged at The Buckhead Theatre (3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA), the event begins at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. The festivities are open to… Read more...


2010 BMI Urban Music Awards Winners

From News, posted 9.11.10. BMI PRESIDENT’S AWARD will.i.am BMI URBAN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR Lil Wayne “Best I Ever Had” “Every Girl” “Forever” “My Life” “Successful” “Turnin’ Me On” BMI URBAN SONG OF THE YEAR “BOOM BOOM POW” apl.de.ap Taboo will.i.am Read more...


BMI Pop Awards 2010

From News, posted 5.19.10. Songwriter of the Year RedOne “Fire Burning” “Just Dance” “LoveGame” “Poker Face” Song of the Year “LOVE STORY” Taylor Swift Sony/ATV Tree Taylor Swift Music Taylor Swift Publisher of the Year WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP. “Circus” “Dead… Read more...


Sean Garrett on Getting It Right

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.25.10. Responsible for co-writing a dizzying number of hit singles, from Usher’s “Yeah!,” Fergie’s “London Bridge,” and Ciara’s “Goodies,” to Chris Brown’s “Run It!,” Beyonce’s “Diva,” and Nelly’s “Grillz,” Sean Garrett might be excused for manifesting a healthy sense of hubris. “I knew I could sing when I was three,” he declares,… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Passing of Michael Jackson

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From News, posted 6.25.09. An artistic and cultural tour de force whose gifts demanded the spotlight, Michael Jackson was equally potent behind the scenes. He received numerous BMI Awards recognizing his prolific career as a songwriter, the raw power of which will continue to influence generations of music makers. “BMI mourns the passing of Michael… Read more...


NAS, Trey Songz and Novel Headline BMI 12th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase in Atlanta

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From News, posted 4.24.09. R&B Wranglers 718 Take Top Prize The recording industry’s most eminent stars and promising talent performed at Broadcast Music, Inc.’s (BMI) 12th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase April 23, at E.S.S.O Nightclub. Hosted by DJ Khaled, the showcase featured performances by the inimitable MC NAS; mellifluous crooner Trey Songz; and multi-talented troubadour… Read more...


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