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BMI Songwriter Clint Daniels Shares Stories and Songs at Montana Broadcasting Conference

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From News, posted 6.19.18. BMI brought a taste of Nashville to the Montana Broadcasters Association annual convention held recently (6/15) in Whitefish, where award-winning country songwriter Clint Daniels played his hits and told the stories behind his songs in front of radio and TV executives from across the state. Daniels, who has written smashes for… Read more...


BMI Writers Head to Utah for Summit With 103.5 and FM 100.3

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From News, posted 3.12.14. While the word ‘summit’ in Utah likely summons mental images of mountains and winter sports, on March 22, Broadcast Music, Inc., 103.5 The Arrow and FM 100.3 are bringing a different type of summit to the Salt Lake City area: The 2014 Songwriters Summit. The all day, all ages event will… Read more...


Michael O’Neill Named Chief Executive Officer of BMI

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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 Songwriter Chris Wallace to Perform at Media Finance Focus 2013

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From News, posted 4.22.13. BMI is proud to present a performance by acclaimed BMI pop artist Chris Wallace as part of its sponsorship of the Membership Awards Ceremony at Media Finance Focus 2013, the industry’s primary source of professional education for financial and business executives in radio, TV and cable. Wallace, whose breakout hit “Remember… Read more...


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

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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...


BMI and Radio Industry Announce Settlement

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From News, posted 6.11.12. BMI and the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) have announced that they have solidified terms of a settlement agreement concerning the fees payable by the U.S. commercial radio industry to publicly perform the more than 7.5 million musical works in the BMI repertoire through 2016. The RMLC represents the vast majority… Read more...


Broadcast Radio on the Rebound

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From News, posted 4.08.11. Attendance at this year’s NAB Convention rebounded a healthy 5 percent, the highest level since the recession took hold in 2008. Remember those media-savvy soothsayers who said that CDs would ultimately stamp out all things analog? With data showing a sustained spike in vinyl-album sales and other old-school art forms, those… Read more...


BMI Promotes Michael Steinberg to Senior Vice President, Licensing

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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...


Nielsen Signs Off on Radio Ratings

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From News, posted 1.05.11. Just two years after taking on rival Arbitron in the radio-ratings market, in early December the Nielsen Company announced it would discontinue its domestic “sticker diary” radio-measurement service, effective immediately. The decision, said Nielsen in a brief statement, would not impact the company’s international radio-ratings offering in the 11 non-U.S. countries… Read more...


Radio, Television Ad Revenues on the Rebound

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From News, posted 7.26.10. Bucking the continued downward trend in other traditional-media outlets, radio and television advertising is expected to show modest by notable gains over the next several years, according to new reports from leading media analysts. In its Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2010-2014 report issued in June, advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers said that… Read more...


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