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BMI Participates in First Southeast Film Music Symposium

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From News, posted 3.20.13. The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera, with support from the Osborne Foundation, presented the first Southeast Film Music Symposium on March 1-3, 2013 in Chattanooga, TN. Composers, musicians, music students, and film music lovers came from across the United States, including Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Idaho, New York, California and Arkansas, as well… Read more...


At 19, Jayme Dee Records Major Debut

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.01.11. Sometimes real life truly can be the best teacher. That’s how 19-year-old singer/songwriter Jayme Dee sees things. Although she tried her hand at formal schooling, enrolling at the University of Southern California to study music, she dropped out after just one semester in order to pursue her dreams first-hand. “I was… Read more...


Shy Carter Rips Down Walls

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.07.11. Don’t let the bashful nickname fool you: Blake “Shy” Carter has arrived in a decidedly bold way. And if things go according to plan, the Memphis-born songwriter/producer will be dominating the charts for years to come. In an historically-impressive crossover move, Carter has transitioned from writing and producing tracks for urban… Read more...


After A Decade of Hits, The Matrix Are Still Going Strong

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.09.09. Over the last 10 years, The Matrix has made an indelible mark on the music industry as a writing and production team. With a résumé that includes work with such varied artists as Avril Lavigne, Ricky Martin, and Liz Phair, the trio of Scott Spock, Lauren Christy and Graham Edwards have… Read more...


The Clutch

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.02.07. Songwriting/production teams that become household names are far and few between: For every Neptunes or The Matrix there are dozens of monikers buried somewhere in an album’s credits, never to be heard from again. But it seems more than likely that we’ll soon be adding Atlanta-based outfit The… Read more...


CSN to Join Elite List of BMI Icons at 54th Annual Pop Awards May 16

From News, posted 3.27.06. Legendary singing trio Crosby, Stills & Nash will be honored as BMI Icons at the performing right organization's 54th Annual Pop Awards set for Tuesday, May 16 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The invitation-only, black-tie dinner and ceremony, which will also honor the songwriters… Read more...


Paul Simon to be Honored as BMI Icon at 53rd Annual Pop Awards on May 17

From News, posted 4.18.05. Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon will be honored as a BMI Icon at the performing rights organization's 53rd Annual Pop Awards on Tuesday, May 17 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Simon will receive the accolade at the black-tie dinner hosted by BMI President… Read more...


BMI Hosts Songwriter101.com Panel at DIY Convention

From News, posted 2.17.05. BMI hosted a Songwriter101.com panel featuring some of BMI's leading pop, urban and country songwriters at the DIY Convention on February 11 in Los Angeles. The panel, moderated by music journalist Dan Kimpel, featured 2005 Grammy-nominated songwriter Sean Garrett ("Yeah!" by Read more...


Music Industry Celebrates Canadian Talent at SOCAN Awards

From News, posted 11.22.04. The who's who of Canada's music industry came together to recognize some of Canada's most talented songwriters, composers, lyricists and music publishers at the 15th annual SOCAN Awards, held November 15 at the Carlu in Toronto. Read more...


BMI Hands Out Over 100 Awards at Annual Film/TV Gala

From News, posted 5.12.04. Mark Mothersbaugh Honored for Outstanding Career Achievement BMI honored the composers and songwriters of the music from the past year's top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series and highest-ranking cable television shows at its annual Film & Television Awards dinner on May 12. Held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel… Read more...


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