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BMI Hosts Panel Discussion With Award-Winning Songwriter/Artist Lachi

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From News, posted 10.28.21. As part of BMI’s recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the company hosted a panel discussion on the topic of inclusion with award-winning creative artist, actress and record producer, Lachi. Named “a dedicated foot soldier for disability pride” by Forbes, the talented songstress, who has been legally blind since birth,… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith

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From News, posted 9.29.21. BMI is saddened by the recent passing of longtime BMI affiliate, Dr. Lonnie Smith, who was renowned for his incredible talent as an organist after first laying hands on a Hammond as a teen. In short time, Smith captured the attention of such greats as BMI affiliate George Benson, whose albums… Read more...


A Conversation With Sam Bruno

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From News, posted 9.07.21. It’s been a wild ride for Sam Bruno. While currently renowned for her sultry, hip-hop-inflected electronic dance pop, the Arizona native started off singing in church, honing her burgeoning musical skills on piano and ukulele. Taking her musical abilities and songwriting chops to the next stage, Bruno built herself a home… Read more...


The Man in the Moving Castle: A Conversation with Artist Manager Brett Blackman

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From News, posted 6.01.21. More than a manager, Brett Blackman, CEO of URL2IRL, is a tireless evangelizer. Working with emerging names in electronic dance music like Hotel Garuda, Manila Killa, AOBeats, Slow Magic and Goldroom and establishing his own forward-thinking record label, Moving Castle Music, Blackman provides hands-on artist management and brand development, plus acts… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Award Winners

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From News, posted 3.15.21. BMI is once again exceptionally proud of its many affiliates who received music’s highest honors, yesterday, during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this year’s ceremony was unlike any other, given precautions over the pandemic, with no large audience in attendance. With awards presented at… Read more...


From Side to Side: A Conversation with GRAMMY-Nominees SIDEPIECE

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From News, posted 2.19.21. The brainchild of two friends and innovators who came together out of their mutual love of house music and the thrill of collaboration, SIDEPIECE hit the rave scene like a hammer, in the last two years, combining the skills of producers Party Favor (also known as Dylan Ragland) and Nitti Gritti… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.24.20. In a year like no other, BMI is once again very excited to congratulate its many talented affiliates who received GRAMMY nominations in recognition of their contributions to the year’s most impactful music. As the industry’s highest accolade, the prestigious GRAMMY Awards celebrate the very best in the fields of songwriting,… Read more...


Truth and Vulnerability: In Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Jem Cooke

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From News, posted 11.13.20. With her rich, soulful voice, singer/songwriter Jem Cooke has been augmenting the UK electronic scene for some years now, providing an emotive element to the digitized rhythms of many pulsing dance tracks. She has written and sung as both a solo artist and in collaboration with a wide spectrum of acts… Read more...


Movement & Progression: A Conversation With Le Youth

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From News, posted 10.08.20. Wes James, better known as Le Youth, sits down with BMI to discuss details about how he’s handling quarantine and crafting his new sound. Le Youth mentions dropping new music, his label and event brand, PRGRSSN Records, and what he’s looking forward to next. BMI is excited to have him as… Read more...


Reaching the “Clicking Point”: 10 Tips from Morgan Page

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From News, posted 1.02.20. As a GRAMMY-nominated DJ, producer and songwriter who has toured around the world, Morgan Page has experienced quite a bit and learned a few tricks of the trade. During his momentous two-decade career, Page has written songs with a diverse list of notables including Tegan & Sara, Greg Laswell, and Andy… Read more...


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