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BMI Songwriters Play Key Role at Media Finance Conference

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From News, posted 5.25.18. BMI music took center stage at a recent gathering of media financial executives in the Washington, DC area as BMI showcased two of its emerging singer-songwriters at Media Finance Focus, a three-day conference hosted by the Media Financial Management Association (5/21-5/23) at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. R&B crooner DAVIE and… Read more...


‘Composing for the Screen 2018’ Film Scoring Mentorship Program Applications Open!

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From News, posted 5.24.18. Sponsored by BMI and directed by composer Rick Baitz, this New York City-based program selects a small number of emerging film composers and provides a series of workshops, followed by continued consultation and development. This is a unique opportunity for nine emerging film composers to participate in a high-level… Read more...


Joseph Neidorf Awarded BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship

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From News, posted 5.24.18. BMI Vice President Creative - Film, TV & Visual Media, Doreen Ringer-Ross, proudly presented composer Joseph Neidorf with this year’s prestigious BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. Named after Oscar and Emmy Award-winning film and television composer Jerry Goldsmith, the scholarship is awarded each year to a promising UCLA Extension student in… Read more...


BMI Congratulates the 2018 Abe Olman Scholarship Winners

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From News, posted 5.24.18. BMI songwriters shined brightly in the competition for the 2018 Abe Olman Scholarships, with two burgeoning, young writers earning the distinguished accolades. Presented by BMI and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and made possible each year by the Olman family to help promising songwriters in the early stages of their careers… Read more...


BMI Brings the “Know Them Now Experience” to Atlanta

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From News, posted 5.23.18. BMI is proud to be presenting the Know Them Now Experience on Thursday, May 31, at Buckhead Theater (3110 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305). Hosted by Atlanta’s own 11Alive newscaster Neima Abdulahi and multi-faceted entertainer DC Young Fly, the concert is a platform for some of today’s hottest emerging and… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Deliver Blazing Sets at 2018 Key West Festival

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From News, posted 5.23.18. Music and beach-loving fans had the chance to check out more than 100 BMI songwriters playing free shows at venues across the beautiful island of Key West during the Key West Songwriters Festival. The annual event continually allows attendees to discover new artists and writers, as well as experience some of… Read more...


Networking Tips From an Expert

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From The Weekly, posted 5.22.18. We’ve all heard that networking is a critical tool for those wanting to get ahead in the music business. But what exactly does it mean—and how do you do it effectively? I posed this question to networking expert Dan Kimpel who authored Networking in the Music Business and Networking Strategies for… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Americana Music Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 5.21.18. Once again, BMI songwriters have made a strong showing in the nominations for the annual Americana Music Honors & Awards Show. This year, Jason Isbell is in line for multiple awards, specifically Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for The Nashville Sound, Song of the Year for “If We… Read more...


BMI Comments on Tonight’s RMLC Rate Court Filing

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From News, posted 5.17.18. The Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) filed a petition this evening in the federal rate court to resolve its ongoing rate dispute with BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.). Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Licensing & Creative, BMI, made the following comment: “BMI has spent more than two years attempting to negotiate… Read more...


BMI Composers on SCL Panel Talk Scoring Music for Netflix

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From News, posted 5.15.18. BMI proudly supported Emmy-winning composers Kris Bowers and Sean Callery as they shared their insights Monday night on the music they’ve written for Netflix blockbusters. The panel, which was held at Raleigh Studios in LA, was put together by the Society of Composers & Lyricists and moderated by Arts Journalist (NPR… Read more...


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