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BMI Partners with Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation

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From News, posted 7.21.15. BMI partnered with the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) at this year’s “Lone Star Bash,” the official opening party for all TRA convention attendees and exhibitors held June 29, at The Rustic in Dallas. BMI artist and songwriter Javier Mendoza kicked off the party, performing to a packed house. Javier has released… Read more...


Dave Stewart Contributes to David Lynch Foundation, Walk a Mile Campaign

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From News, posted 7.23.12. Prolific BMI songwriter, artist and humanitarian Dave Stewart has contributed the tender, thought-provoking song “Man to Man (Woman to Woman)” to the Music That Changes the World compilation, currently being re-launched by Transcendental Music to benefit the David Lynch Foundation. The robust collection features other BMI stars… Read more...


Queen, the Script, Andrew Frampton, Fraser T. Smith & more honored at 2011 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.04.11. BMI celebrated Europe and Asia’s premier songwriters, composers and music publishers tonight during its annual BMI London Awards. Guests filled London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane to toast the past year’s most-performed songs on U.S. radio and television. Songwriters and composers honored at the event are members of European and Asian performing… Read more...


Summer NAMM Hits Nashville

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From News, posted 7.11.11. The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is staging Summer NAMM in Nashville July 21-23, and on Saturday, July 23, the general public will have access to the anticipated annual trade show. Held at the Nashville Convention Center, Summer NAMM will offer previews of music gear designed by the… Read more...


Brett Dennen

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.19.08. You don’t expect such a sweet-sounding voice to come from a six-foot-five dude, but that’s exactly what you get when singer/songwriter Brett Dennen gets behind the mic. With guitar slung high up on his tall frame and his long red locks flowing, Dennen performs soul-drenched folk narratives with thoughtful lyrics and… Read more...


Rupert Gregson-Williams

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.16.07. With a span of projects ranging from the perilous Hotel Rwanda to the perky Over the Hedge, composer Rupert Gregson-Williams is in no danger of being typecast. His music for the comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, about two straight Brooklyn firefighters (Adam Sandler and Kevin James) who pretend… Read more...


The Klezmatics

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.28.07. More than 20 years after their formation, the Klezmatics have captured their first Grammy. The New York-based group snared the Best Contemporary World Music Album trophy at the Feb. 11 ceremony. The outift, whose music draws upon Jewish and Eastern European traditions, paired with one of the most traditional of American… 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...


November Acoustic Lounge Offers Something for Everyone

From News, posted 11.10.06. BMI presented four outstanding singer/songwriters at the November edition of the Acoustic Lounge, featuring the unique talent of Katrina Parker, Josh Allan, Paul O'Connor and Lucy Schwartz. From uplifting ditties and emotive love ballads, to heart-wrenching hymns, this concert had something for everyone. Read more...


Lollapalooza Showcases Best New BMI Talent on Day Stage

From News, posted 7.23.06. Lollapalooza invades Chicago's Grant Park again this year August 4-6, and BMI proudly presents a stacked, three-day line-up on its day stage. The only performing right organization with its own stage at the festival, BMI takes advantage of this opportunity to showcase 15 up-and-coming bands from all over the… Read more...


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