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BMI Signs New Licensing Agreement With Pandora; Benefits Songwriters, Composers and Publishers

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From News, posted 12.22.15. Pandora to drop its appeal of recent BMI rate court decision Read more...


BMI’s Richard Conlon Discusses Next Big Thing in Licensing at MIDEM 2014

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From News, posted 2.14.14. Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Communications and New Media Richard Conlon and other top executives from around the world discuss the present and future issues in music licensing in this video taken at MIDEM 2014. Learn what’s happening now, where we stand today and how we can better… Read more...


Michael O’Neill Named Chief Executive Officer of BMI

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From News, posted 9.06.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. today announced that the BMI Board of Directors has unanimously elected Michael O’Neill as Chief Executive Officer effective September 16, 2013. O’Neill will also become a member of the Board. O’Neill succeeds BMI’s current President and CEO, Del Bryant, who announced his desire to step down earlier this… Read more...


Songwriters’ Groups Speak Out on Rate Setting: ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and the NSAI File Joint Letter to Congress on Music Licensing Reform

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From News, posted 11.28.12. In advance of a House Intellectual Property Subcommittee hearing on music licensing reform being held today, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and the NSAI are calling on Congress to address the concerns of songwriters and composers, whom the groups say are being disadvantaged by a misaligned regulatory structure, resulting in artificially low payments… Read more...


David Levin Named Vice President,  New Media For Broadcast Music, Inc.

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From News, posted 10.08.12. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) announced today the appointment of David Levin as Vice President, New Media. In this role, he will be responsible for the growth of digital revenues; developing strategies to address digital market needs; and managing day-to-day sales, business development functions and staff for BMI’s New Media licensing business.… Read more...


New Music Seminar Set for June 17-19 in New York City, Offers BMI Members Discounted Registration

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From News, posted 3.15.12. BMI Partners with SoundExchange and iHeartRadio to Present Event’s Anticipated Re-Launch Read more...


Global Leaders Meet in Cannes for midem 2012

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From News, posted 2.03.12. International leaders in music, technology, brands and education came together for midem 2012, January 27-30 in Cannes. Panels led by experts in copyright, delivery platforms, music publishing and so much more filled the schedule of the summit, a must-attend event where current issues are debated and key business deals are reached.… Read more...


SF MusicTech Summit & Digital Music Forum Offer BMI Member Discounts

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From News, posted 1.25.12. BMI will sponsor two key gatherings of digital and music movers and shakers next month: the San Francisco MusicTech Summit on February 13 and Digital Music Forum: East, February 22 and 23. Held at Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, the one-day SF MusicTech Summit brings… Read more...


BMI Licenses Spotify & Turntable.fm

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From News, posted 7.21.11. Spotify and turntable.fm are now licensed by BMI. In the agreement, the two digital music services’ public performances of BMI’s more than 6.5 million works are covered. In an exclusive outreach to music creators, Spotify offered BMI songwriters, composers and music publishers an invitation… Read more...


Editorial: The Digital Renaissance

From News, posted 5.16.11. The digital environment, with its unique ability for mass customization, holds great promise for the future of music and other creative arts. Read more...


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