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BMI Mourns the Loss of Celebrated BMI Composer Patrick Williams

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From News, posted 7.26.18. BMI is saddened by the news that Emmy, GRAMMY and BMI Richard Kirk Award-winner Patrick Williams passed away yesterday at the age of 79. Among the legendary projects on Williams’ unsurpassed resume were scores for The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, The Streets of San Francisco, Columbo, Lou… Read more...


BMI Writers Receive Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.15.15. 2015 proved to be another explosive year for BMI songwriters. In advance of the 58th Annual GRAMMY awards, BMI is very proud to congratulate all of our many affiliates who have earned impressive nominations for their musical contributions across a wide range of genres, including Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 for… Read more...


BMI Supports Composer Patrick Williams’ Live Recording Session For New Album

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From News, posted 4.20.15. Renowned arranger/composer and BMI Richard Kirk Award recipient Patrick Williams recently hosted two invitation-only live recording sessions March 25 and 26 for his highly anticipated upcoming album, Home Suite Home. Held at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA, BMI’s Vice President, Film/TV Relations Doreen Ringer-Ross attended in support of the composer, joining… Read more...


Patrick Williams, Back with a Big Band

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.24.10. As a boy growing up in the early 1940s, Patrick Williams would drift to sleep listening to lullabies of a bolder sort: the high-kicking jazz orchestra recordings of bandleaders like Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey and Jimmie Lunceford. “My parents would leave me in the crib with these big band records playing,”… Read more...


John Williams Honored at Star-Studded Gala

From News, posted 7.23.06. Oscar-winning BMI composer John Williams was honored recently by the Henry Mancini Institute with its esteemed Hank Award for his distinguished contribution to American music. Presented at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre during the Institute's 10th Anniversary Concert and Gala Celebration, the event starred Tony Bennett, and featured the HMI Orchestra… Read more...


Mancini Institute to Honor Composer John Williams

From News, posted 5.22.06. Academy Award-winning BMI composer John Williams will be honored by the Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) at its 10th Anniversary Concert and Gala Celebration, set for June 17 at Hollywood's famed Kodak Theatre. Williams will receive the prestigious Hank Award… Read more...


BMI Honors Composers of Top Movies, TV Shows and Cable Programs at 2005 Film/TV Awards

From News, posted 5.18.05. Composer Graeme Revell Receives Richard Kirk Award For Outstanding Career Achievement BMI honored the composers and songwriters of the music from this year's top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series and highest-ranking cable network television series at its annual Film & Television Awards dinner. Held May 18 at the… Read more...


Graeme Revell to Receive Richard Kirk Award for Outstanding Career Achievement at BMI Film/TV Dinner

From News, posted 4.11.05. Composer Graeme Revell will be honored as the Richard Kirk Award recipient at the 2005 BMI Film/TV Awards to be held Wednesday, May 18 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The award is given annually to a composer for his outstanding… 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...


BMI to Honor Mark Mothersbaugh at Film/TV Awards May 12

From News, posted 4.12.04. Composer and artist Mark Mothersbaugh will receive the 2004 Richard Kirk Award for Outstanding Career Achievement at the BMI Film & TV Awards to be held May 12 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The black-tie event will be hosted by BMI… Read more...


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