Recent New Age News

White Sun Sets the Mood for New Music at BMI’s LA Office


From News, posted 9.27.18. Following their GRAMMY-winning second album, new age music creators White Sun are basking in the glow of their third release, White Sun III, and deservedly so. The pioneering band, which consists of Gurujas Khalsa, Adam Berry and Harijiwan Khalsa, recently let their new music spin for 100 eager listeners at BMI’s… 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...

It’s a Great Day for White Sun


From News, posted 9.20.16. The evocative new age band White Sun’s second album, White Sun II, just went #1 in Billboard after making its debut at #2. Comprised of BMI composers Adam Berry and Gurujas, the duo has made another name for itself far and away from the impressive resumes of each composer. Berry is… Read more...

Award-Winning Pianist-Composer Peter Manning Robinson Debuts New ‘Refractor Piano’


From News, posted 5.03.16. On Thursday evening, April 28, 2016, BMI and Emmy Award-winning composer Peter Manning Robinson made musical history by performing live with his unique invention, “The Refractor Piano,” at a concert in Santa Monica. An adapted Steinway piano, the “Refractor Piano” is capable of producing an array of raw acoustic sounds as… Read more...

BMI Writers Clinch Major GRAMMYs


From News, posted 1.28.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters and composers enjoyed several spectacular moments at the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26, 2014. Multiple wins were given to Best New Artist sensations Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who performed the show-stopping “Same Love,” which was one of the evening’s most memorable highlights. Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers… Read more...

New ‘BMI Live’ Program Allows Performing Songwriters To Register Live Concerts for Royalty Payments


From News, posted 1.11.11. BMI has launched BMI Live, a program enabling performing songwriters to register their concerts and set lists online to be considered for payment in live music venues, regardless of size. To qualify, songwriters need to enter their live musical performances on BMI’s website (a BMI Live video… Read more...

Bryan Ferry Receives Icon Honors at BMI London Awards


From News, posted 10.07.08. BMI lauded U.K., Europe and Jamaica’s premier songwriters, composers and music publishers Oct. 7 at the 2008 BMI London Awards. The ceremony was hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant, along with Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations Europe & Asia, Brandon Bakshi. Staged in the Grand Ballroom of London’s Dorchester Hotel,… Read more...

2008 BMI London Awards Winning Songs

From News, posted 10.07.08. The Robert S. Musel Award IRREPLACEABLE Amund Bjørklund (TONO) Espen Lind (TONO) Ne-Yo EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Stellar Songs Ltd. (PRS) Beyoncé College Song DASHBOARD Johnny Marr (PRS) Tom “King Sour” Peloso Joe Plummer Chrysalis Music Ltd. (PRS) Modest Mouse Dance Award BEAUTIFUL LIAR Ian Dench (PRS) Amanda Ghost… Read more...

Artistic Conviction, Vision Put Enya in a Class by Herself


From MusicWorld, posted 7.31.01. The word "grace" is seldom used to describe pop music, but critics worldwide routinely employ the term when reviewing the work of Irish diva Enya. Since her late '80s emergence, Enya has never wavered from her churchly musical path. The singer-songwriter's 1988 breakthrough album Watermark was a blend of prayer-like… Read more...

Daft Punk


From MusicWorld, posted 1.31.01. Though popularly considered an electronica act, Daft Punk's fluid dance rhythms and burbling analog synthesizers recall the groundbreaking disco recordings of '70s producer Giorgio Moroder. But dance music is a mere fraction of the Daft Punk equation. Renowned for their conceptual music videos, the clip for Daft… Read more...

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