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Hangout in Gulf Shores and Hear the Hits!

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From News, posted 5.09.22. BMI songwriters are back on the BMI Stage at Gulf Shores, Alabama, during Hangout Fest May 20-22! Headliners include Kane Brown, Maren Morris, Halsey and Elle King, while the storied BMI Mermaid Stage will also include up-and-comers like “sing-jay-guitarist” Koffee, folk-rocker Briston Maroney, rising R&B artist and rapper Audrey Nuna, gospel,… Read more...


BMI Remembers Film/TV Composer and Blood, Sweat & Tears Co-Founder Dick Halligan

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From News, posted 1.25.22. BMI is saddened by the passing of Dick Halligan, co-founder of the GRAMMY-winning band Blood, Sweat & Tears, and composer of more than 20 film and TV projects. During his time with BS&T, Halligan played trombone, flute and keyboards, significantly adding to the band’s signature jazz/rock sound, which earned several RIAA… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its 2021 London Award Winners

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From News, posted 10.11.21. BMI proudly honoured the top UK and European songwriters, composers and music publishers of the most-performed songs of the previous year at the 2021 BMI London Awards. Rising star Arlo Parks received the BMI Impact Award, a recognition given for groundbreaking artistry, creative vision and impact on the future of music.… Read more...


BMI Returns to Zilker Park for 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival

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From News, posted 9.15.21. BMI is pleased to announce its return to the Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 1-3 and 8-10, 2021. The multi-weekend Texas festival is back and BMI’s can’t-miss, genre-diverse lineup is set to feature a range of rising pop, rock, country, Latin, Americana, hip-hop and R&B stars. … Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Don Everly

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From News, posted 8.23.21. BMI is saddened by the passing of Don Everly, half of the timeless duo, the Everly Brothers. Don, along with his brother Phil, whom he survived by several years, was renowned for classic songs they sang together including several penned by BMI songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, such as the #1… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill

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From News, posted 7.29.21. BMI was saddened to learn of the passing of Joseph “Dusty” Hill, longtime bass player and songwriter of ZZ Top, whose death at the age of 72 was announced on Wednesday. Boasting a sound as immediately recognizable as their signature image of long, shaggy beards, ZZ Top perfected a distinctive blend… Read more...


Secrets From The Shaman: An Exclusive Conversation with BMI Icon Donovan

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From News, posted 7.19.21. Donovan is a songwriter for the ages. Releasing his first single, “Catch the Wind,” in 1965, the aspiring, 18-year-old Scottish folk troubadour swiftly defined himself as a prolific writer, welding elements of traditional acoustic folk music with groundbreaking elements of pop, rock, jazz, classical and the burgeoning psychedelia of the Sixties.… Read more...


The BMI Stage Returns to Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2021

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From News, posted 7.15.21. BMI is pleased to announce the return of the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza. From Thursday, July 29 to Sunday, August 1, the lights on the BMI Stage will shine for the first time in two years, presenting 24 incredible acts that festivalgoers need to know, including headliners Migrant Motel, Mothica, phem… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Black Music Month

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From News, posted 6.01.21. Throughout the month of June, BMI will proudly honor Black Music Month, a time to recognize the immeasurable influence and incredible impact of Black music on genres across the spectrum. Black songwriters, artists and musicians have created, inspired and nurtured styles such as Gospel, folk, blues, jazz, R&B, rock, country, pop,… Read more...


BMI Supports New Song Arts Four-Week Songwriters Workshop Starting June 7

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From News, posted 5.07.21. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s new four-week Songwriting workshop. This is an established workshop with proven results to write your best song and network with new co-writers, while learning the “Advanced Song Craft” tools used by chart-topping songwriters. Each weekly two-hour session teaches up to four major components… Read more...


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May 22 2022 BMI Stage @ The Hangout Festival 2022: Gulf Shores, AL
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