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BMI Congratulates its 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.06.18. The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its latest class of inductees for 2018, and BMI is very proud to count six of these remarkably talented songwriters as longtime affiliates. We happily join our friends at the Hall in celebrating their amazing music. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the composers and… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16. After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the 2016… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Tony Award Winners

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From News, posted 6.13.16. BMI is proud of its affiliates who were honored for their work for the stage at last night’s 2016 Tony Awards in New York City. Megahit musical, Hamilton, was the evening’s big emphasis, earning awards for Daveed Diggs for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and Alex Lacamoire for Best Orchestrations.… Read more...


Tony Awards to Honor Sheldon Harnick – Multiple BMI Nominees Announced

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From News, posted 5.04.16. The Tony nominations are out and several BMI affiliates are on the top of the list for their work on Broadway! Included in the names to receive bravos is Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony-winner Sheldon Harnick, whose musicals Fiddler on the Roof and She Loves Me are again up for 2016… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Drama Desk Nominees

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From News, posted 4.28.16. The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards are in, and several BMI affiliates are on the top of the list! The awards, which are voted on by theater critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering theater, are given annually to honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, off-Broadway, and… Read more...


10 Questions With Allee Willis

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From News, posted 11.02.15. “I have great faith that if things are created in the same moment in time and space they will somehow miraculously fit together when it’s time. It’s next to impossible for me to work with people who stay inside a box.” Read more...


BMI Writers Take Majority of Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Nominations

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From News, posted 10.17.14. The Songwriters Hall of Fame, which is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, has announced its list of nominees up for induction in 2015. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that BMI-affiliated writers took more than half the… Read more...


Charles Fox and Friends Present The Songs of Our Lives, Benefitting Fulfillment Fund

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From News, posted 6.02.11. Venerable BMI composer and songwriter Charles Fox is bringing a handful of his distinguished songwriting friends together for an equally distinguished cause: The Songs of Our Lives, Volume IV is slated for Monday, June 13 at the Wadsworth Theatre in Brentwood, CA, and will raise money and awareness for the LA-based… Read more...


Allee Willis: Creativity Without Boundaries

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.16.08. It’s not every songwriter whose resume includes watching her output help sell over 50 million records, making her Broadway composing debut with the financial blessing of Oprah Winfrey, and keeping an active hand in the worlds of art direction, animation, and performance art, which led People magazine to call her “a… Read more...


Broadway Dazzled by BMI Writers

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From News, posted 1.17.07. The current Broadway season has theatre-goers scrambling for seats to shows from BMI’s ever-growing list of writers from the Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. A CHORUS LINE A revival of A Chorus Line opened Oct. 5, 2006, at the Schoenfeld Theatre in… Read more...


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