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BMI Congratulates its Songwriters Nominated for Induction Into 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 11.15.22. BMI is proud to congratulate its exceptional affiliates nominated for induction into the 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame. With a rich history of paying tribute to the creators of the world’s most popular music, induction into the Songhall is an honor that ranks among the most prestigious accolades a songwriter can… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its 2021 London Award Winners

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From News, posted 10.11.21. Rising star Arlo Parks receives the BMI Impact Award; Renowned songwriter/producer Inflo honoured with the BMI Champion Award; “Before You Go” co-written by Tom Barnes is Song of the Year; Million-Air, Top Pop and Film, TV & Visual Media Awards also announced. Read more...


Writing Songs in Times of Crisis

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From The Weekly, posted 5.19.20. Many of the songs we write are reflections of our times. They are snapshots that capture the emotions and events that define our worlds. So, I was not surprised during my recent songwriters workshop (which was held online) when several writers shared songs that had been sparked by their feelings about… Read more...


Noel Gallagher and World’s Top Songwriters Honored at 2019 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.21.19. Camila Cabello wins Song of the Year with ‘Never Be The Same’; Raye wins BMI Impact Award; Niall Horan and Anne-Marie also recognized at London ceremony. Read more...


Harry Gregson-Williams and Other Top Songwriters Honored At 2018 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.01.18. Ed Sheeran wins ‘Song of the Year’ for the third consecutive year with ‘Shape of You’; Liam Payne, Tinie Tempah, Natasha Bedingfield and James Arthur also recognized at London ceremony. Read more...


BMI Writers Take Majority of Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Nominations

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From News, posted 10.17.14. The Songwriters Hall of Fame, which is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, has announced its list of nominees up for induction in 2015. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that BMI-affiliated writers took more than half the… Read more...


John Lydon Named BMI Icon at 2013 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.15.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. presented the BMI Icon Award to music legend John Lydon for his “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers” at the 2013 BMI London Awards held October 15, 2013, at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Previous BMI Icon honorees include Queen, Ray Davies, Steve Winwood, Van Morrison, Donovan,… 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...


BMI Songwriters Win Big at 2011 Ivor Novellos

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From News, posted 5.31.11. BMI’s international songwriting family enjoyed a big night at the 56th Ivor Novello Awards, the august ceremony celebrating the writers behind the UK’s most finely crafted hits of the year. While many UK writers are members of their home country performing right organizations, BMI represents them in the United States through… Read more...


The Genius of Billy Sherrill

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.09.10. The word genius is bandied about far too often. Sometimes flippant but often rooted in the depths of fervent, if over-eager, admiration, the label has lost some of its luster. “She’s a genius” just doesn’t sparkle like it used to. But listen: Billy Sherrill is a genius. Listen to Tammy Wynette’s… Read more...


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