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Rising BMI Star Julia Cole Helps Honor Rhode Island Hospitality Industry

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From News, posted 12.02.22. BMI songwriter and Nashville recording artist Julia Cole kicked off the 2023 Rhode Island Hospitality Association Stars of Industry Awards with an upbeat and inspiring performance in front of more than 700 restaurant and hotel executives from the Ocean State. The event, which was held recently at the historic Providence Performing… Read more...


BMI Remembers Fleetwood Mac Songwriter Christine McVie

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From News, posted 11.30.22. BMI was saddened to learn of the death of Christine McVie, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 79. Most renowned as one of the primary singer/songwriters in Fleetwood Mac, the former Christine Perfect of British blues band Chicken Shack joined Fleetwood Mac in 1971 after marrying founding bass player… Read more...


Enjoy a Double Issue of Music World!

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From News, posted 11.30.22. In this issue: Jason Blume Shares How to Stretch Yourself Melodically Dave Simons Explains the Benefits of Using a Condenser Mic BMI Honors Toby Keith at the 2022 BMI Country Awards BMI Presents “El Camp: Los Compositoras Edition” with Amazon and Erika Vidrio… Read more...


A Mic for All Sessions

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.30.22. Like most of my engineering peers, early on I endeavored to fill my home studio with as many different types of microphones as my budget would allow, from lovely old Sennheisers to the more workmanlike family of Shure dynamics. Eventually my insatiable appetite for guitars meant selling off many of these… Read more...


How to Stretch Yourself Melodically

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.30.22. When I critique songs in my BMI Songwriting Workshops, I often hear melodies with a range (the interval between its lowest and the highest notes) limited to one octave or less. When I ask the writers to share their intentions for these songs, they sometimes respond, “My goal is to have… Read more...


Chanda Dancy and Joe Jonas Discuss Their Music in “Devotion”

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From News, posted 11.29.22. Based on the book by Adam Makos, director J.D. Dillard’s new movie, Devotion, depicts the experience, based on true events, of two elite U.S. Navy fighter pilots who go above and beyond the call of duty during the Korean War to become two of the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen. But beyond… Read more...


BMI Brings Air Supply’s Graham Russell to Restaurant Association Conference

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From News, posted 11.28.22. BMI songwriter Graham Russell of the legendary duo Air Supply made a special appearance at the Council of State Restaurant Associations Government Affairs Conference in Salt Lake City, sharing stories and songs with the audience of state restaurant association CEOs and executives with the National Restaurant Association. Air Supply has been… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2023 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.22.22. BMI is very proud of its extraordinary affiliates nominated for the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated for Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Crypto.Com Arena in Los Angeles. Across virtually all categories, BMI songwriters and composers are vying for some of the most prestigious accolades in the music industry. Among BMI’s multiple… Read more...


Erika Vidrio Hosts “El Demo” Listening Party for BMI’s “Las Compositoras”

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From News, posted 11.21.22. On Wednesday, November 16, the participants of BMI’s all-female song camp, “El Camp: Las Compositoras,” gathered in Las Vegas for the first iteration of “El Demo,” a private listening session with industry executives to showcase the music created at the camp by songwriters Silvana De Cajiao, Ivonne Galaz, Angelica Gallegos, Lupita… Read more...


BMI Presents Composer Roundtable at Variety Music for Screens

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From News, posted 11.21.22. BMI is excited to be presenting an in-depth discussion about music storytelling achievements over the past year at this coming Variety Music for Screens Summit, an LA3C Event, which runs between November 29 and December 1. This virtual event will be an all-star panel, moderated by Variety contributor Jon Burlingame, featuring… Read more...


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