Recent General Licensing News

BMI Brings Nashville Songwriters to Maine to Benefit Charity


From News, posted 3.14.14. In June of 2013, Broadcast Music Inc., in partnership with the Maine Restaurant Association (MRA) and the Maine Innkeepers Association (MIA), presented the first annual Maine Songwriter Series to benefit the charity Share Our Strength (Maine), a nonprofit group dedicated to ending childhood hunger. The first concert… Read more...

BMI President Del Bryant to be Honored With 2014 Golden Mike Award


From News, posted 1.30.14. On February 24, 2014, the Broadcasters Foundation of America will present the coveted 2014 Golden Mike Award to Broadcast Music, Inc.’s President Del Bryant at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. An impressive list of broadcasters and entertainers will participate in the Gala, including BMI Icon Kris Kristofferson, who will… Read more...

Michael O’Neill Named Chief Executive Officer of BMI


From News, posted 9.06.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. today announced that the BMI Board of Directors has unanimously elected Michael O’Neill as Chief Executive Officer effective September 16, 2013. O’Neill will also become a member of the Board. O’Neill succeeds BMI’s current President and CEO, Del Bryant, who announced his desire to step down earlier this… Read more...

BMI, Nardi’s, 100.1 WJRZ and NJLBA Partner for Hurricane Sandy Benefit


From News, posted 6.05.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. held a benefit concert on Friday, May 31, 2013, at Nardi’s Tavern in Long Beach Township, New Jersey. Nardi’s is a BMI-licensee that was closed for more than four months, rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the area. To celebrate their reopening and to raise money for… Read more...

BMI Songwriter Comes Home to Perform at Maine Restaurant Association Event


From News, posted 4.16.13. BMI provided attendees of the Maine Restaurant Association Annual Awards Banquet held recently in Portland with a taste of home cooking by presenting an intimate concert by Bangor native and platinum selling artist Howie Day. Day performed a number of his big hits for the audience of Maine restaurant owners and… Read more...

BMI Promotes Dan Spears to Vice President of Licensing, Industry Relations


From News, posted 10.11.12. As BMI’s Licensing department continues its unprecedented growth, Dan Spears has been recognized for his long-time contributions to the organization. Newly promoted to the position of Vice President of Licensing, Industry Relations, Spears will spearhead and direct the numerous relationships BMI’s Licensing team has with industry associations and licensing customers, fostering… Read more...

Texas Food, Texas Music – Combining Two Great Traditions


From News, posted 8.20.12. Since opening for business in 2006, Lamberts Downtown Barbecue has become one of Austin’s favorite hot spots, renowned for its succulent barbecue, modern Texas cooking and tasty cocktails. But as co-founder Will Bridges points out, the 200-capacity restaurant boasts another amenity—specifically, sensational live music—that serves as a huge draw six nights… Read more...

Sounds to Live By: The Role of Music in Residential Communities


From News, posted 6.14.12. The amenities enjoyed by members of private residential communities have evolved and changed during the four decades Jim Singerling has been associated with the industry. But the essential nature of one valuable amenity – music – has remained relatively constant. “It’s interesting,” says Mr. Singerling, who today serves as CEO of… Read more...

BMI, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Assn. Create “Win-Win” Partnership


From News, posted 11.07.11. There was a time when a visit or phone call from a representative of a performing right organization to a club, bar or restaurant owner was as welcome as a knock on the door by the Big Bad Wolf. But a partnership between the Minnesota… Read more...

BMI Promotes Michael Steinberg to Senior Vice President, Licensing


From News, posted 3.28.11. BMI has promoted Michael Steinberg to Senior Vice President, Licensing, it was announced by Del Bryant, President & CEO of the performing right organization. Reporting directly to Mike O’Neill, Senior Vice President, Repertoire & Licensing, Steinberg is based in the New York office. He formerly was BMI’s Vice President, Business Affairs,… Read more...

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