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BMI Honors Taylor Swift and Legendary Songwriting Duo Mann & Weil at the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.11.16. Taylor Swift named Songwriter of the Year; ‘Uptown Funk’ awarded Song of the Year; Sony/ATV Publishing presented with Publisher of the Year Read more...


BMI to Honor Taylor Swift With First-Ever Taylor Swift Award at 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards

From News, posted 4.05.16. Legendary Songwriting Duo Mann & Weil to Receive BMI Icon Award Ceremony Celebrates 2016’s Top Pop Songwriters on May 10 in Beverly Hills Read more...


BMI Foundation, SHOF and the GRAMMY Museum Celebrate Steve Tyrell and Iconic SHOF Inductees

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From News, posted 3.06.15. The BMI Foundation proudly joined forces with the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) and the GRAMMY Museum to present a very special evening with GRAMMY award-winning artist, songwriter and producer Steve Tyrell in celebration of his eleventh album, That Loving Feeling, on Wednesday, March 4, at the Clive Davis Theater inside… Read more...


GRAMMY-Winning Vocalist Steve Tyrell and BMI SHOF Inductees Celebrate ‘That Lovin’ Feeling’

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From News, posted 2.11.15. The BMI Foundation, in conjunction with the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), is proud to present an intimate evening with BMI affiliates Steve Tyrell and SHOF inductees Jeff Barry (“Chapel Of Love”), Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil (“You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling”) and Mike Stoller (“Stand By Me”) at the GRAMMY… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.23.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February 8, 2015 on CBS. BMI writers are present in nominations for… Read more...


Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff to Receive Johnny Mercer Award

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From News, posted 3.05.14. The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced that legendary songwriters and longtime BMI affiliates Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff will be the 2014 recipients of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award at the organization’s induction ceremony on June 12, 2014. The award is to honor songwriters “whose body of work is of such… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Dominate First Six Months of 2011 Awards Season

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From News, posted 7.18.11. Half of 2011 is already history, complete with a suite of awards ceremonies celebrating music’s best. From the Grammys to the Tonys, the cultural supremacy of BMI’s deep repertoire has been on full display. January The year launched with a high bar, as Atticus Ross’s music for The Social Network… Read more...


Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil to Receive SongHall’s Johnny Mercer Award

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From News, posted 3.15.11. BMI songwriting giants Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil will receive the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award, presented by the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHoF) during the organization’s 42nd annual ceremony on Thursday, June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Through their lives as professional songwriters and the standard-defining… Read more...


Don Kirshner Dies

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From News, posted 1.19.11. Legendary BMI music publisher and songwriter Don Kirshner has died. He was 76. The future rainmaker began his career as a songwriter, writing with high school friend Robert Cassotto, who would became known to pop fans as Bobby Darin thanks to breakout hit “Splish Splash.” In 1958, Kirshner co-founded music publishing… Read more...


BMI’s New Holiday Standards Announce That Time of Year

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From News, posted 12.08.10. Holiday songs are no longer elevator music for the month of December—nor, as seems to increasingly be the case, for late October and November. The BMI repertoire is stacked with new classics that command attention, channeling lovesick blues, winking irreverence and funk-laced grooves into original odes to the season. In no… Read more...


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