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William Goldstein On the Art of Instant Composition

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From News, posted 9.08.21. The former child prodigy looks back on a rewarding and fascinating career as he prepares for his latest release, “Collaborative Composition” Read more...


5 Tips to Rebound, Reset, and Reinvigorate Your Songwriting

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.19.21. For most of us, 2020 will rank as one of the most tumultuous years of our lifetime. The restrictions, losses, and fears caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the emotions stirred up in the political and social arenas, touched virtually everyone—and creative people were hit extra hard. Songwriters, musicians, singers,… Read more...


Tips for Writing Songs About Anything…But Love

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.19.19. At my BMI Nashville Songwriters’ Workshops, I screen and critique songs from each attendee. When I find songs that I believe are competitive with those being written by today’s top hitmakers, I forward them to ten music publishers who have agreed to listen. After the last BMI Workshop, I forwarded two… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.06.18. The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its latest class of inductees for 2018, and BMI is very proud to count six of these remarkably talented songwriters as longtime affiliates. We happily join our friends at the Hall in celebrating their amazing music. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the composers and… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorees

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From News, posted 6.17.16. BMI is proud to congratulate Nile Rodgers and Chip Taylor, who led this year’s class of inductions into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as BMI affiliates Seymour Stein, who was presented with the Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award, and Nick Jonas, who received the Hal David Starlight Award,… Read more...


BMI Luminaries Nile Rodgers and Chip Taylor to be Inducted in Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 3.04.16. Sire Records’ Seymour Stein to receive Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award, Nick Jonas to receive Hal David Starlight Award 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...


Legendary Holland Brothers Celebrate Million-Air Awards At BMI’s NY Office

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From News, posted 2.10.15. Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famers responsible for so many indelible moments in music history, Eddie and Brian Holland visited Broadcast Music, Inc.’s New York office to celebrate an incredible 10 million performances of their 1960s mega-hit “You Can’t Hurry Love,” as well as multiple million performance awards for “Stop In… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Take Home the Majority of American Music Awards

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From News, posted 12.02.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters were big winners at the 2014 American Music Awards, broadcast live November 23 from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater. Taylor Swift, whose album 1989 spent three weeks at the top of the Billboard 200 and Digital Albums charts, was awarded the inaugural Dick Clark Award of Excellence, presented… Read more...


10 Questions: Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees

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From News, posted 8.23.12. For all the ways that Tyler Glenn exemplifies an equipped and unabashed rock star—be it the ripcord vocals swooping through unmistakable singles “Animal” or more recently “Everybody Talks,” or his no-tomorrow stagecraft—the Neon Trees frontman gives most, it would seem, in casual conversation. On a recent call from the road, the… Read more...


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