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BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.28.17. BMI is very proud to congratulate our many talented affiliates on their prestigious GRAMMY nominations, which were announced this morning by the Recording Academy. The 60th GRAMMY Awards, to be held in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28, 2018, will salute a wide array of BMI… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: People’s Champs

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From News, posted 9.11.11. Mixing experimental rock and soul with African and Latin beats, People’s Champs are quickly establishing themselves as one of Brooklyn’s freshest new bands. Led by trombonist Alex Asher and featuring lead vocals by diva-on-the-rise Cole Williams, People’s Champs mash 80s electro-accordion riffs, tasty neo-soul vocals and gritty drum grooves to create… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Our Members on More Than 375 Grammy Nominations!

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From News, posted 2.08.11. Read BMI’s 2011 Grammy nominees news story from December 2, 2010. Name, Number of Nominations Eminem, 10 Lady Gaga, 6 John Legend, 5 Rihanna, 5 The Roots, 5 B.o.B, 4 Drake (socan), 4 Cee Lo Green, 4 Lady Antebellum, 4 Read more...


Broken Bells Ring True

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.30.10. Six years ago, James Mercer and Brian Burton (now equal parts of Broken Bells) met on the ancient island Zealand, where they were both booked to play the Roskilde Festival —Mercer as frontman for indie rock band The Shins and Burton as fearless DJ/producer Danger Mouse. The two Americans — perfect… Read more...


Peter Gabriel Receives Top Honor at BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.16.07. BMI saluted Europe’s premier songwriters, composers and music publishers at its 2007 London Awards, held October 16 in the Grand Ballroom of London’s Dorchester Hotel. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant, along with Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations Europe & Asia, Brandon Bakshi, the awards honored the past year’s most-played… Read more...


2007 BMI Pop Awards: Song List

From News, posted 5.16.07. BAD DAY Daniel Powter Song 6 Music Daniel Powter Warner Bros. Records BECAUSE OF YOU David Hodges Ben Moody 12:06 Publishing Dwight Frye Music, Inc. EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc. Smellslikemetal Publishing Read more...


Kinks Frontman Ray Davies Takes Top Honor at BMI London Awards

From News, posted 10.03.06. BMI saluted the top European songwriters, composers and publishers at its 2006 London Awards, staged Oct. 3 in the Ballroom of London's Dorchester Hotel. In addition to honoring the past year's most-played songs on U.S. radio and television, the gala dinner and awards ceremony also recognized Kinks frontman and legendary songwriter… Read more...


James Blunt Leads BMI’s ‘Beautiful’ Night at Ivors

From News, posted 5.25.06. BMI singer/songwriter James Blunt leads the list of winners for the 51st Annual Ivor Novello Awards, held May 25 at the Grosvenor House in London. Presented by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters in association with the Performing Right Society (PRS), the Ivors… Read more...


Fans Still Going Ape for Gorillaz

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.22.06. Just when music lovers thought they had seen it all, Gorillaz surfaced in year 2000 and redefined the art of pop high conceptualism. The multimedia brainchild of Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic illustrator Jamie Hewlett (“Tank Girl”), Gorillaz billed themselves as the first “virtual hip-hop… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Home Majority of This Year’s Grammys

From News, posted 2.08.06. Some of BMI's biggest songwriters and artists were among the top winners at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Read more...


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