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BMI Congratulates its 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 6.20.22. After a two-year hiatus, the in-person induction ceremony of the Songwriters Hall of Fame returned to Manhattan’s Marriott Marquis hotel, last Thursday, to formally welcome another class of legendary songwriters into the esteemed organization. BMI songwriters inducted this year included Chad Hugo of the Neptunes, William “Mickey” Stevenson and Dave Stewart… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: BEAM

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From News, posted 11.19.21. BEAM is a Jamaica-born, Florida-raised, GRAMMY Award-winning rapper, singer, and producer who uses his music to dive down rabbit holes of memories, muse on relationships, and confront mental health struggles, all while pondering what it means to grow up in today’s world. His hip-hop, dancehall, and R&B inspirations come together on… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 1.17.20. The Songwriters Hall of Fame unveiled its list of inductees for 2020, and once again, BMI is very proud to count members of this august class of music creators as its own. Initially conceived to honor and celebrate the work of songwriters, composers and lyricists responsible for the world’s most beloved… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Nominees

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From News, posted 11.06.19. Dedicated to paying tribute to the composers and lyricists responsible for the world’s most celebrated popular music, The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its laudable roster of songwriting luminaries nominated for induction in 2020, and BMI affiliates once again made a very strong showing. As one of the most prestigious accolades… Read more...


Five Questions With TWRK

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From News, posted 10.28.16. Initially an anonymous duo, TWRK were already cranking out dance floor hits for Diplo’s Mad Decent imprint when the influential DJ/producer revealed their true identities on his BBC Radio program as Benzi and Esentrik. On the backs of recent club-filling anthems like “Hands On it” and “Wheels in Motion,” TWRK are… Read more...


Save the Date: Grammy Edition of BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song” Slated for Feb. 11 in L.A.

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From News, posted 1.26.12. Grammy-winning hip-hop icon Rev Run; RZA, the Grammy-winning founder of Wu-Tang Clan; Good Charlotte co-founders Joel and Benji Madden; multiple Grammy nominee/producer/artist and official voice of South Florida DJ Khaled; and Grammy-winning songwriter/producer RedOne are confirmed panelists for BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song” 2012, slated for Saturday, February 11, from… Read more...


Big Sean Steps Out

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.09.11. Like a thoroughbred being primed for the Triple Crown, rapper Big Sean has been carefully groomed for his world debut. Hailing from the same Detroit stomping grounds that spawned Eminem, Kid Rock and ICP, “Big Sean” Anderson was discovered by Kanye West in 2005. But instead of immediately unleashing his teenaged… Read more...


Shawn Campbell, Songwriting and Starmaking His Way to the Top

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.16.11. For Shawn Campbell, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime revelations that changed everything. A Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter, Campbell has worked with musical heavy hitters like Missy Elliott, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Foxy Brown and others. Yet despite his success, Campbell eventually came to believe that the real opportunities in music today… Read more...


Clipse Already ‘Kinda Like a Big Deal’

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.07.09. When Clipse was last releasing an album, they were famously feuding with their label. Today, the Virginia Beach-based brothers Malice and Pusha T not only have a new deal with another label, Columbia Records, but a new outlook, too. When they release Til the Casket Drops, this summer, it’ll reflect how… Read more...


Grammy Winners and Nominees to Discuss ‘How I Wrote That Song’ at Key Club in LA

From News, posted 1.28.09. BMI Panel Discussion will Feature will.i.am, T-Pain, Chad Hugo (Neptunes), Makeba Riddick, Keri Hilson and Surprise GuestsBMI will present its annual “How I Wrote That Song” panel Saturday, February 7, from 1 until 3 p.m. at the Key Club (9039 Sunset Blvd.) in Los Angeles. Led by BMI’s Catherine Brewton, the… Read more...


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