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Catching Up with CADE


From News, posted 10.01.19. Tampa-native Ultra Music/Sony recording artist and BMI songwriter, CADE, has accomplished a great deal in a short amount of time. Recently turning 23, CADE has already accumulated hundreds of millions of streams for his songs on Spotify and collaborated with the likes of Cheat Codes, DESIIGNER, Jennifer Lopez, Lauv, Lil Aaron,… Read more...

Methods of a Modern Day Manager: In Conversation with Kevin Wolff


From News, posted 7.09.19. As manager of artists ranging from Rancid, The Interrupters and Blink-182 through to Dirt Nasty, The Glitch Mob and Elohim, Kevin Wolff has shrewdly overseen a diverse stable of music creators and helped each push the envelope and establish themselves in the competitive music marketplace. First via Deckstar and then through… Read more...

Mad Decent Advice: Nathan Olivas, A&R for Mad Decent Publishing, Shares Tips to Navigating the Industry


From News, posted 4.05.19. The brainchild of renowned DJ and producer Diplo, Mad Decent is a formidably influential, Los-Angeles-based record label that has been shaping the trajectory of dance music since 2006. What started as Diplo’s pet project to highlight genre-blurring, underground sounds has become a musically eclectic powerhouse that continues to innovate and inform… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees


From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In the… Read more...

Scott Kirkland Brings The Crystal Method to The GRAMMY Museum


From News, posted 11.08.18. To celebrate the release of the band’s dynamic new record, The Trip Home, BMI songwriter/producer Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method has been invited to the Clive Davis Theater for a special conversation with The GRAMMY Museum on Thursday, December 13, at 7:30 pm PST, in Los Angeles. In what promises… Read more...

Harry Gregson-Williams and Other Top Songwriters Honored At 2018 BMI London Awards


From News, posted 10.01.18. Tonight, BMI proudly honored acclaimed film composer Harry Gregson-Williams with the BMI Icon Award at the 2018 BMI London Awards. Guests including Liam Payne, James Arthur, Natasha Bedingfield, Tinie Tempah and Trevor Rabin attended the awards at London’s Dorchester Hotel for an evening of celebration for UK and European songwriters, producers… Read more...

There & Back Again: Scott Kirkland of the Crystal Method Talks About the Band’s Journey


From News, posted 10.01.18. Having cut their teeth in the furtive rave underground of Los Angeles and their native Las Vegas, the Crystal Method – then a duo of Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland – burst onto the scene towards the latter half of the 90’s, boasting a distinctive, big-beat sound that was both informed… Read more...

5 Questions with VALNTN


From News, posted 6.05.18. First making an impact in 2016 with “Can’t Let Go,” VALNTN (a.k.a. Valentin Fritz) is a German-born songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist who started his path with aspirations of becoming a film composer and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Now based in Los Angeles, VALNTN signed with Sony ATV and sold over… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Nominees


From News, posted 11.28.17. BMI is very proud to congratulate our many talented affiliates on their prestigious GRAMMY nominations, which were announced this morning by the Recording Academy. The 60th GRAMMY Awards, to be held in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28, 2018, will salute a wide array of BMI… Read more...

Jay Kay and Top Songwriters Honored at 2017 BMI London Awards


From News, posted 10.09.17. BMI tonight proudly honored internationally-celebrated musician and songwriter Jay Kay (of Jamiroquai) with the BMI President’s Award at the 2017 BMI London Awards. Music industry guests including Naughty Boy, Foals and Bipolar Sunshine filled London’s Dorchester hotel to celebrate UK and European songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed songs of… Read more...

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