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BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: New Year, New Music

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From News, posted 1.25.19. The year’s first installment of the BMI Indie Spotlight brings with it an exciting blend of artists who use the circumstances of their lives to create their best music. From the introspection of Just Loud, to the happenstance formation of Twin XL, to the cultural integrity of Raja Kumari, and to… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Just Loud

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From News, posted 1.25.19. Virginia native Just Loud was cast away from his small country church at age 15, with his inquisitive and rebellious nature leading him to pursue music. An artist who transcends genres, Just Loud possesses an impressive range and a strong sense of introspection that expresses life’s pains and glories through songs… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Twin XL

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From News, posted 1.25.19. Following years of running into each other at random gigs across the country, full-time songwriters and producers, Cameron Walker-Wright, Stephen Gomez, and John Gomez, all found themselves at the same L.A. house party in early 2017. It was on that fateful night that the trio made the decision to spend a… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: New Dialogue

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From News, posted 1.25.19. Oftentimes, a fresh voice makes the most noise. That fresh voice is what we’re hearing from up and coming quintet, New Dialogue. The Los Angeles-based group—Ela Kitapci (vocals), Taylor Morrow (vocals), Jason Rodriguez (drums), Michael Sevilla (guitar), and Jeff Badagliacca (bass)—came together in 2017 to culminate their indie spirits, alternative whimsies,… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Layup

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From News, posted 1.25.19. When Chad Copelin began working as a producer for Chris Henderson’s band, Bronze Radio Returns, in 2009, the pair developed a natural creative chemistry that would eventually lead to the formation of their duo, Layup. While Copelin stayed busy producing for artists like Ben Rector, Third Eye Blind, and Andrew Bell,… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Raja Kumari

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From News, posted 1.25.19. Declared a child prodigy by Indian music legend, Ravi Shankar, at the age of seven, Indian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer Raja Kumari creates fearless, charismatic music that sonically bridges East and West. Her time as a dancer sparked her love for Indian music, and upon receiving a copy of The… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: OK MAYDAY

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From News, posted 1.25.19. Born and raised in Virginia Beach, brothers David and Kelly Bollmann, Stephen Lee, and Matthew Osborn joined forces to create their band, OK MAYDAY. The quartet has created a balance of Super Bowl Halftime Show-worthy pop, synth-sparked indie, and shoegazing guitar rock, working with the likes of Keri Hilson, producer Paul… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Cosmos & Creature

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From News, posted 1.25.19. The stars aligned in 2016 for independent artists, Molly Moore and Brandyn Burnette (aka EMAN8), when they came together to form pop duo Cosmos & Creature, a name that came about after “looking up at the sky and contemplating our place as human beings in the universe.” The LA-based pair released… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Colyer

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From News, posted 1.25.19. Using his unique upbringing and soulful lyrics, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Colyer is creating a sound all his own. Born in the South, raised in the Midwest, and now residing in Los Angeles, Colyer’s multifaceted perspective on life shines through in his old school flares, fresh grooves, and vibrant songwriting. As… Read more...


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