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City of Hope Offers BMI Members 30% Off Tickets to ‘Songs of Hope X’

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From News, posted 5.20.14. A leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, City of Hope this year is marking its 10th anniversary of ‘Songs of Hope X.’ This special benefit and silent auction will be presented by City of Hope’s Music and Entertainment Industry on June 4, 2014, from… Read more...


Jackie Cruz Signs With BMI

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From News, posted 3.26.14. BMI’s Director, Latin Writer/Publisher Relations Carolina Arenas and Assistant Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Samantha Cox welcomed Jackie Cruz to the BMI family last week at the Company’s New York office. Although often recognized for her acting in roles such as Flaca on Netflix’s immensely popular show Orange is the New Black,… 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...


Carole King Named BMI Icon at 60th Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.16.12. Ester Dean, Benny Blanco and Pitbull share Songwriter of the Year crown; “Firework” named Song of the Year; Universal Music Publishing Group earns Publisher of the Year Read more...


Michael Woodard Wins on Series Finale of Popular Reality Singing Show ‘Majors and Minors’

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From News, posted 1.30.12. 14-year-old up-and-coming BMI writer wows fans and industry judges Last night, on the highly anticipated season finale of the popular reality singing show Majors and Minors, 14-year-old BMI writer and singer Michael Woodard took home the top prize of a music publishing deal and a record deal with RCA Records. Woodard,… Read more...


Save the Date: Grammy Edition of BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song” Slated for Feb. 11 in L.A.

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From News, posted 1.26.12. Grammy-winning hip-hop icon Rev Run; RZA, the Grammy-winning founder of Wu-Tang Clan; Good Charlotte co-founders Joel and Benji Madden; multiple Grammy nominee/producer/artist and official voice of South Florida DJ Khaled; and Grammy-winning songwriter/producer RedOne are confirmed panelists for BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song” 2012, slated for Saturday, February 11, from… 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...


Singing a Different Tune: ‘Majors & Minors’ Shakes Up Talent Searches

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From News, posted 9.28.11. New series Majors & Minors made its anticipated debut Friday, September 23 on the Hub TV Network, and the feel-good reality program is earning high marks from parents, critics, and industry insiders alike. “Parents need to know that this inspiring musical series proves that it’s possible to make reality TV that’s… Read more...


Snoop Dogg, Drake, B.o.B, Lex Luger, Universal Music Publishing & More Honored at BMI Urban Awards

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From News, posted 8.27.11. Dr. Dre, Warren G, Nas, Bootsy Collins, Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Game and others rally to celebrate Snoop Dogg’s career Read more...


BMI Partners with Hard Rock for Capitol Hill Event

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From News, posted 8.01.11. BMI Senior Vice President, Government Relations Fred Cannon made arrangements for the Hard Rock Memorabilia Bus to make its Washington, DC stop in the shadow of the west front of the U.S. Capitol, just steps away from the entrance to the Capitol Building Visitor’s Center. BMI and Hard Rock Washington, DC… Read more...


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