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Christopher Lennertz is an Agent of Change When it Comes to Scoring ABC’s ‘Agent Carter’

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From News, posted 6.23.16. Having scored nearly 50 feature films, numerous network television series, many of the world’s biggest interactive titles, and spending weeks on the Billboard charts, BMI composer Christopher Lennertz is fast becoming one of the industry’s hottest composers. Add to this his new score for ABC’s Agent Carter, which stars Hayley Atwell… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: A Great Big World

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From News, posted 10.01.13. The men behind A Great Big World, Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino, met while studying music business at New York University. Although they both shared dreams of working on Broadway, it wasn’t exactly an instant connection - in fact, Axel admittedly “stalked” Vaccarino and made him listen to his song ideas.… Read more...


Lowen and Navarro Tribute Album Rallies Stars for Good Cause

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From News, posted 12.15.09. A new album, Keep the Light Alive: Celebrating the Music of Lowen & Navarro, offers a stunning trek through the career of one of music’s most esteemed songwriting teams, Eric Lowen and Dan Navarro. Featuring contributions from artists including Jackson Browne, Keb’ Mo’, The Bangles, The Refugees, Five for Fighting’s John… Read more...


Daryl Hall and John Oates named BMI Icons at 56th Annual Pop Awards

From News, posted 5.21.08. 'Lips of an Angel' Earns Song of the Year, Polow Da Don Takes Home Songwriter of the Year & EMI-Blackwood Secures Publisher of the Year Honors BMI held its 56th Annual Pop Awards tonight, May 20, honoring Daryl Hall and John Oates as BMI Icons. Famed songwriter and producer Polow Da… Read more...


2008 BMI Pop Awards - Award Winning Songs

From News, posted 5.21.08. AIN'T NO OTHER MAN Christina Aguilera Kara DioGuardi Harold Thomas K'Stuff Publishing The Clyde Otis Music Group, Inc. Universal Music-Careers Xtina Music Christina Aguilera RCA/RMG ANIMAL I HAVE BECOME Adam Gontier (SOCAN) Neil Sanderson (SOCAN)… Read more...


Mark Mancina Scores With August Rush

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From News, posted 11.27.07. BMI, in conjunction with The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and Warner Bros., hosted a screening and Q&A panel for the feature film August Rush. The event, held November 5 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, also celebrated the original score by Grammy Award-winning BMI composer Mark Mancina.… Read more...


Josh Groban

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.25.07. Some artists have to pay dues for many years before gaining recognition. Josh Groban is not one of them. While he was still in high school at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, he caught the attention of Grammy-winning producer David Foster. His self-titled debut CD, produced by… Read more...


John Ondrasik Keeps Five for Fighting on Top with ‘Two Lights’

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.03.07. In just a few short years, Five for Fighting has firmly established itself as one of rock’s most earnest—and earnestly rewarding—acts. Built around singer/songwriter John Ondrasik, the group first made waves with its second album, 2000’s America Town (Columbia), featuring the Grammy-nominated song “Superman (It’s Not Easy).” Although… Read more...


Five For Fighting

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.17.06. It requires considerable artistic agility to write deeply personal songs that also reflect the broader world. That’s just what platinum-certified Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter John Ondrasik and his band Five For Fighting has consistently accomplished on each of his previous CDs. Now with Two Lights, his new… Read more...


3 Doors Down, Lil Jon, EMI Top BMI Pop Awards; Paul Simon Honored as Icon

From News, posted 5.17.05. BMI announced its 53rd Annual BMI Pop Awards on May 17, with top honors given to 3 Doors Down's "Here Without You" as Song of the Year, Lil Jon as Songwriter of the Year, and EMI Music Publishing as Publisher of the Year. Read more...


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