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BMI Songwriting Legend Bert Berns to Be Honored by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 2.05.16. BMI is very proud to share the news that its venerable affiliate and storied songwriter/producer Bert Berns is being posthumously recognized as the recipient of the prestigious Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Though he passed away at the tragically early age of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

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From News, posted 10.23.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. extends its congratulations to its affiliates who have been nominated to become members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015. The inductees will be announced by the end of the year and celebrated in the induction ceremony, to be held April 18, 2015, in… Read more...


BMI Legends to be Inducted Into 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 12.18.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Nirvana, all of whom will be inducted into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. The ceremony will take place on April 10… Read more...


BMI Members Albert King, Public Enemy, and Lou Adler to be inducted into Rock Hall

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From News, posted 12.13.12. Legendary bluesman Albert King, Hip-Hop icons Public Enemy, and Lou Adler, co-writer of mega hits “What a Wonderful World” and “Poor Side of Town,” will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April 18,… Read more...


2010 Award Season Belongs to BMI Songwriters & Composers

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From News, posted 1.27.11. BMI songwriters dominated the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, winning almost two-thirds of the awards that were handed out across all genres and categories. The Grammy wins cap an incredible year in which BMI songwriters and composers were the most celebrated creative voices in awards presentations and on the charts.… Read more...


Alice Cooper Band, Dr. John, and Jac Holzman Slated for Rock Hall Induction

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From News, posted 12.15.10. BMI heavyweights the Alice Cooper Band, Dr. John, and Jac Holzman number prominently among the 2011 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, announced today. The new members will be officially inducted March 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City. All first-time nominees, the BMI additions to… Read more...


BMI Legends Sweep List of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 1.29.10. BMI pioneers swept the list of 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: ABBA, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, The Hollies and The Stooges will all officially enter rock’s hallowed hall during a ceremony on March 15, 2010 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City and will air live on Fuse.… Read more...


2009 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

From News, posted 1.20.09. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced the hall’s new inductees on January 14. BMI legends constitute the majority of the 2009 class: Little Anthony and the Imperials, Run-DMC, and Bobby Womack will enter in the Performer category; Wanda Jackson will be inducted under the Early Influence field umbrella;… Read more...


Rock Hall Names 2007 Inductees

From News, posted 1.09.07. Indie rockers R.E.M. and hip-hop pioneers Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five are among the BMI talents set to be inducted into the 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 22nd annual induction ceremony, which will make history by welcoming Grandmaster Flash as its first rap act, will be… Read more...


BMI’s Elite Among Rock Hall Inductees

From News, posted 3.15.06. Some of BMI's biggest names in music were among this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, including 70s new wave band Blondie, jazz master Miles Davis and Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd. The 21st annual induction ceremony was held March 13 at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Read more...


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