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Tips for Recording a Compelling Demo

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. Many of the world’s best-sounding records required only a handful of recording tracks—and such minimalism can still work wonders for today’s demo makers Read more...


International Hitmaker Mark Ronson to be Honored With the BMI Champion Award at 2018 BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 4.02.18. Evening Celebrates the Top Pop Songwriters, Music Publishers and Administrators on Tuesday, May 8, in Beverly Hills Read more...


Jay Kay and Top Songwriters Honored at 2017 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.09.17. Ed Sheeran Wins Song of The Year for the Second Year With “Love Yourself”; Foals, Bipolar Sunshine and Naughty Boy Also Recognized at London Ceremony Read more...


Sting and Wayne Shorter Receive Polar Music Prize

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From News, posted 7.31.17. BMI is proud to congratulate two of our truly outstanding and deserving songwriters, Sting and Wayne Shorter, on being named Laureates of the Polar Music Prize. Founded in 1989 by the late Stig ”Stikkan” Anderson, who was the publisher, lyricist and manager of the enormously successful band ABBA, the Polar Music… Read more...


Oscar-Nominated BMI Composers Celebrated at SCL’s Annual Champagne Reception

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From News, posted 2.28.17. Again this year, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) held their Champagne Reception celebrating the 2017 Oscar nominees up for Best Original Score and Best Original Song. Held in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Music Branch Governors, the annual event took place Saturday, February 25,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Academy Award Nominees

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From News, posted 1.24.17. BMI’s extraordinary composers and songwriters received several nods for this year’s Oscars, taking four out of five nominations for Best Original Score and three out of five for Best Original Song. The highly anticipated and prestigious ceremony will take place February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, airing… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 American Music Award Winners

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From News, posted 11.21.16. BMI writers turned out in force last night at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater to take home an enviable selection of trophies at the 2016 American Music Awards. Rihanna claimed three prestigious AMA’s, collecting Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B, Favorite Album Soul/R&B for Anti and Favorite Song – Soul/R&B for “Work.” Carrie… Read more...


Take Your Songwriting to the Next Level by Adding a Twist

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.14.16. From surprise endings to modulations and double entendre, songs with twists can really pay-off. Read more...


BMI Foundation Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarships

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From News, posted 10.11.16. The BMI Foundation is now accepting online applications for its 2017 scholarship season, open to young musicians attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer seven distinct scholarship competitions that span all genres of American music and are aided by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the… Read more...


Sting and Top Songwriters Honored at 2016 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.10.16. “Thinking Out Loud” wins Song of the Year for Ed Sheeran Read more...


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