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BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first… Read more...


BMI Supports New Song Arts Songwriting Workshop Starting October 23

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From News, posted 9.19.18. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy’s last Workshop Intensive of 2018, starting Tuesday, October 23. SAA is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC Consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the SAA “Advanced… Read more...


BMI’s Acoustic Lounge Puts The Spotlight on the Songwriter

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From News, posted 9.18.18. BMI held its September Acoustic Lounge showcase at Hotel Café in Los Angeles on September 11, featuring stirring performances of original music by a new crop of singer/songwriters including Chris Arena, Haddon Cord, ILKA, and Leyo. BMI’s Acoustic Lounge is a free monthly series that gives emerging songwriters an opportunity to… Read more...


BMI Honors John Prine With Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 9.11.18. Last night, BMI proudly honored legendary singer-songwriter John Prine with its Troubadour Award at the Company’s Nashville headquarters. The private dinner celebrated the career of Prine, with additional musical homage paid by country and folk heavy hitters that included Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Brandy Clark, and… Read more...


BMI Supports its Songwriters & Producers at Song Arts Academy’s New Songwriters Workshop Intensive

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From News, posted 4.30.18. BMI is proud to support its members at Song Arts Academy’s new Workshop Intensive starting Monday, June 4. SAA is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU and New School Songwriting faculty member Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the SAA “Advanced Song Craft Method™” include: Rachel Platten, Bebe… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy Writers Intensive – Starts January 22

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From News, posted 12.18.17. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy’s first Workshop Intensive of 2018. A proven and unique learning destination for songwriters taught by NYU and New School faculty member Billy Seidman, this workshop starts Monday, January 22, and runs for five consecutive Monday evenings: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5,… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Shine at Maui

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From News, posted 12.08.17. Relive the excitement and rare, intimate performances from chart-topping songwriters like Eric Church, Heather Morgan, BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, Lily Meola, Ed Roland, Randy Houser, Maren Morris, Luke Dick, Casey Beathard, Jon Pardi and Ashley McBryde, as well as legends like Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, all in the tropical splendor… Read more...


Eric Church, Maren Morris, Randy Houser and Jon Pardi Headline 2017 BMI Maui Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 9.27.17. From November 29 thru December 2, the third annual BMI Maui Songwriters Festival will combine the lush landscapes and local flavor of Maui with the international acclaim of country music’s best scribes. This one-of-a-kind festival puts a spotlight on the art of songwriting with intimate sets from an all-star line-up. Country… Read more...


BMI Co-Hosts Successful Songwriting Camp in LA

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From News, posted 9.19.17. BMI, Legend Music Group, Nichion Inc., and Sovereign Music recently joined forces to create an exciting opportunity for numerous songwriters to spend quality time creating potential hit songs. The three-day song camp took place from September 12 through the 14 at Legend Music Group studio in Los Angeles, Ca. The program… Read more...


Songwriters Shine at August Installment of BMI’s Acoustic Lounge

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From News, posted 8.22.17. BMI held its monthly Acoustic Lounge showcase on Monday, August 7, 2017, at Genghis Cohen Los Angeles. This edition of the showcase featured performances by Maye Osorio, Elisia Savoca, Saile (a.k.a Jackson Wise), and Rafael Loar. Each singer/songwriter took full advantage of the opportunity and played an intimate set of their… Read more...


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Upcoming Singer-Songwriter events

Feb 21 2019 Durango Songwriter’s Expo: Ventura, CA
Feb 21 2019 BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles
Feb 21 2019 BMI @ “TRIBECA DRIVE-IN: DINNER AND A MOVIE”: New York
Feb 22 2019 Durango Songwriter’s Expo: Ventura, CA
Feb 22 2019 BMI @ “TRIBECA DRIVE-IN: DINNER AND A MOVIE”: New York
Feb 23 2019 Durango Songwriter’s Expo: Ventura, CA
Feb 23 2019 BMI @ “TRIBECA DRIVE-IN: DINNER AND A MOVIE”: New York
Feb 24 2019 BMI @ “TRIBECA DRIVE-IN: DINNER AND A MOVIE”: New York
Feb 25 2019 Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Intensive: New York
Feb 26 2019 BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York

Recent Singer-Songwriter events

Feb 20 2019 BMI & YouTube Music Speed Dating for Songwriters: Nashville
Feb 20 2019 2019 BRIT Awards: London
Feb 19 2019 BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville
Feb 17 2019 Folk Alliance Music Conference: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Feb 16 2019 Folk Alliance Music Conference: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Feb 15 2019 Folk Alliance Music Conference: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Feb 15 2019 Country Radio Seminar: Nashville
Feb 14 2019 Folk Alliance Music Conference: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Feb 14 2019 Country Radio Seminar: Nashville
Feb 13 2019 Folk Alliance Music Conference: Montreal, Quebec Canada