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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...


Indie Spotlight: Blake Brown

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From News, posted 9.17.14. Whether he is alone or backed by the American Dust Choir, American singer-songwriter, Blake Brown, puts out near-perfect examples of darkly enticing Americana rock. His acoustic guitar, heavy harmonica, and heartfelt lyrics leave a lasting impression on audiences. Brown and the American Dust Choir’s upcoming EP, to be released September 30,… Read more...


BMI Announces GRAMMY Museum’s ‘REEL TO REEL: AKA DOC POMUS’

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From News, posted 1.29.14. Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Songwriters Hall of Fame, is proud to announce the GRAMMY Museum’s special screening of REEL TO REEL: AKA DOC POMUS on February 11, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Following the captivating film about this gifted and prolific BMI writer will be a panel discussion featuring… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Lou Reed

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From News, posted 10.28.13. Revolutionary Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriter, guitarist and leader of the Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, passed away yesterday, at the age of 71. Starting with a modest songwriting gig for Pickwick Records in New York in the early 1960s, Reed proceeded to redefine the lyrical and creative boundaries of rock and roll… Read more...


Must-See Film on Early Rock Mega-Hit Writer Doc Pomus Playing Now

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From News, posted 10.11.13. The life story of Broadcast Music, Inc. legendary songwriter Doc Pomus has been made into the must-see film, A.K.A DOC POMUS. Doc is responsible for having penned some of the most-recorded songs in the history of popular music, including “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “This Magic Moment,” “A Teenager in… Read more...


Sundance 2011 Diary: George S. Clinton

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From Blog, posted 1.25.11. I finally have a film at Sundance! Been coming here for years to do the BMI panel and hang with friends, but today I attend the premiere of “Salvation Boulevard,” George Ratliff’s cool new movie which I scored. Last night at the amazing Lou Reed concert I saw several of the fellows… Read more...


2009 Emmy Nominees Include Leading BMI Composers

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From News, posted 7.22.09. As the nominees for the 61st Emmy Awards were announced on July 16, a slew of BMI composers came to fully understand a ubiquitous adage: It truly is an honor just to be nominated. Premier British composer Rachel Portman (PRS) garnered a nod in the Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries,… Read more...


Joe Pagetta

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.04.08. Nashville’s Joe Pagetta exposes a severe case of sincerity on his new EP OTHER PEOPLE’S NEWS. While the pop-and-roots singer-songwriter has always been earnest, he digs to new depths of feeling on these five new songs. When he compares historic meetings between Les Paul and Bing Crosby to Elvis Presley and… Read more...


BMI Mourns Loss of Pat Baird

From News, posted 8.22.06. Patricia J. Baird, BMI Assistant Vice President of Corporate Relations, died Aug. 21 in New York after a long fight with cancer. She was 59. During a career that spanned more than 35 years, Ms. Baird had become a well-known music business executive, media relations professional… Read more...


Ivor Novello Awards Honor BMI Songwriters

From News, posted 6.07.05. Some of BMI's biggest British songwriters and composers were among the winners at the 50th annual Ivor Novello Awards presented on May 26 by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters in Association with the Performing Right Society at the Grosvenor House in London. The Ivor Novello… Read more...


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