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BMI Congratulates its 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Nominees

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From News, posted 7.29.20. The nominations for this year’s Creative Arts Emmys are in with many BMI composers in the running for the prestigious awards. This year, BMI is proud to congratulate all of the nominees with a special call out to our affiliates, Laura Karpman, Labrinth, Atticus Ross and Rickey Minor, who are each… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its Top Composers at 36th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 6.15.20. Tyler Bates, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Atli Örvarsson, Mac Quayle and Brian Tyler Lead With Multiple Awards Legendary Composer Mike Post Honored with a BMI Spotlight Award to Celebrate His Work on the Longest Running Drama in TV History, Law & Order: SVU Read more...


When it Comes to Song Titles, Don’t Hit the Nail Too Squarely on the Head

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From The Weekly, posted 6.03.20. Most of the writers who attend my songwriting workshops already know how to write perfectly crafted songs. My job is to help them write the kinds of songs that a music publisher, record label executive, record producer, or recording artist will feel compelled to choose over the competition. One of the… Read more...


5 Tips for Making Your Lyrics Stand Out

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.22.20. At my songwriting workshops I stress the importance of including lyric and melodic elements in our songs that will compel listeners and decision-makers to choose our material over the tough competition. Let’s look at some ways to write lyrics that command attention. 1. Find a Fresh Angle It’s unlikely that we’re… Read more...


What Makes a Song a Worldwide Phenomenon?

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.20.20. Warning: Listening to the songs referenced in this article is likely to result in an inability to get them out of your brain. It is an incredible accomplishment for a song to reach the top of one of the Billboard charts. Occasionally, songs connect with listeners sufficiently to retain… Read more...


10 Ways to Push the Creative Envelope With Your Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.23.19. Sometimes, playing it safe is the most dangerous thing we can do. This is especially applicable when our goal is to write songs that rise above the competition; songs that become artists’ signature songs; and songs that impact audiences and propel artists to a next level. We need to find ways… Read more...


John Williams Honored With Special Award at 34th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.18. Previous year’s top film, TV and visual media composers also honored, along with composers Laura Karpman, Miriam Cutler, Lolita Ritmanis and Rick Baitz at Beverly Hills ceremony. Read more...


BMI Composers Take a Break for ‘Coffee Talk’ at LA Film Festival

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From News, posted 6.26.17. One of the highlights of BMI’s sponsorship with the Los Angeles Film Festival is its composer driven “Coffee Talk” panel, which this year was held on June 18 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, CA. Moderated by BMI Vice President Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, and… Read more...


BMI Supports “Patriots Day” With BMI Composer Atticus Ross

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From News, posted 1.12.17. BMI composer Atticus Ross, along with co-composer Trent Reznor, provided compelling insights into the various instrumental techniques they employed for writing the score to what is turning out to be a blockbuster film, Patriots Day, at the Society of Composers and Lyricists’ screening of the movie on January 6 in West… Read more...


Composer James Newton Howard Honored as BMI Icon at 2016 Film/TV Awards

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From News, posted 5.12.16. Ceremony also celebrated top film, TV and cable composers Read more...


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