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BMI Teams up with Aloft Hotels on Songwriters Showcase

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From News, posted 11.16.18. BMI and the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association recently (11/11) collaborated with the Aloft Downtown Cleveland on a special songwriters showcase featuring 3 BMI songwriters with roots in the state. The show was headlined by Jason White, an award-winning BMI songwriter, who has a huge following in Northeast Ohio as the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Latin GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 11.16.18. BMI songwriters took home major trophies at the 2018 Latin GRAMMY Awards last night in Las Vegas, including Luis Miguel’s spectacular win for Album of the Year for ¡México Por Siempre!, along with several other big awards for our affiliates. But the excitement didn’t stop at the acceptance speeches. The night’s… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 CMA Winners

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From News, posted 11.15.18. BMI is so proud to congratulate our affiliates who took home prestigious CMA trophies in nearly every category last night, including Kacey Musgraves (Album of the Year), Keith Urban (Entertainer of the Year), Carrie Underwood (Female Vocalist of the Year) and Luke Combs (New Artist of the Year). The ceremony, which… Read more...


Steve Cropper Receives BMI Icon Award at 2018 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.13.18. John Legend, Luke Combs, Maggie Rose, and Lucie Silvas with Mike Farris and Kenny Greenberg pay tribute; Jesse Frasure and Warner-Tamerlane Music Publishing among other honorees Read more...


What Are Your Best Tips for Networking & Getting to Know Decision-Makers?

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From The Weekly, posted 11.13.18. Songwriters often ask, “How do I build relationships in the industry?” This week, BMI’s Creative Team weighs in on where to be, what to say and how to go about trying to meet industry insiders. Tracie Verlinde, Creative, Los Angeles: The concept of networking is often daunting and overwhelming to… Read more...


Texas Governor Greg Abbott and BMI Announce Opening of New Office In Austin

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From News, posted 11.08.18. Governor Greg Abbott and BMI today announced that BMI is expanding its presence in the Lone Star State and will open its first creative office in Austin, Texas. The new office, expected to open in early 2019, will allow BMI to work directly with the talented songwriters, composers, publishers and emerging… Read more...


Award-Winning BMI Songwriter Lights Up Louisiana Restaurant Association Board Meeting

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From News, posted 11.07.18. Award-winning BMI songwriter Frank Myers was the featured entertainment at the Louisiana Restaurant Association annual board meeting and awards show held recently (10/30) at L’Auberge Resort in Lake Charles. Myers got his start in Nashville as band leader, road manager and lead guitarist for Eddy Raven. During the performance, Frank played… Read more...


BMI Heats Up Hospitality Summit With Performance by Striking Matches

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From News, posted 11.05.18. One of Nashville’s hottest duos entertained restaurant and hotel executives from across the state of Maine who were in Bangor recently (10/29) for the Maine Hospitality Summit, a two day conference where attendees learned about the latest trends affecting the hospitality industry. The first day was capped off by a BMI-sponsored… Read more...


Rising Songwriter Alejandro Sierra Joins BMI

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From News, posted 10.26.18. Last week, songwriter Alejandro Sierra stopped by the BMI Nashville office with mentor James Slater, a fellow BMI writer, to affiliate with BMI and visit with Mason Hunter, AVP Creative, Nashville. A local university student, Sierra, who moved to Nashville at age 14 from Quito, Ecuador, has found himself rising to… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of “Rainy Night in Georgia” Writer Tony Joe White

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From News, posted 10.25.18. BMI is saddened by the news that songwriter Tony Joe White passed away this afternoon. Responsible for classics like “Rainy Night in Georgia,” “Willie and Laura Mae Jones,” and “Polk Salad Annie,” White’s music has been recorded by more than 100 artists including Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield, Brook Benton, Ray Charles,… Read more...


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