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A Hopeful and Healing Conversation With Composer Hannibal Lokumbe


From MusicWorld, posted 9.19.18. For more than four decades, composer and jazz trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe (né Marvin Peterson) has been celebrating and commemorating the African-American experience through music that leaves audiences and orchestras alike spellbound with its poignant and riveting historical rawness. His work, which can be defined as nothing short of a healing awakening,… Read more...

2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards To Honor Patti LaBelle as BMI Icon


From News, posted 7.31.17. BMI is pleased to announce that Patti LaBelle will be named the BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. LaBelle will receive this honor in recognition of her extraordinary career achievements and countless contributions to the musical landscape over the past five decades.  The event will be held Thursday, August… Read more...

BMI Luminaries Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff Honored With Multiple BMI Million-Air Awards


From News, posted 5.27.16. Iconic songwriting/producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff were featured in a special “On the Mic” event, held at Warner/Chappell Music in Nashville on May 5. During the gathering, the legendary duo shared stories of their partnership as the architects of the Philly Soul sound and the creators of more than… Read more...

Representative Bob Brady Signs on as SEA Co-Sponsor


From News, posted 5.14.15. Representative Bob Brady (D-PA-1) (@RepBrady), Ranking Member of the House Administration Committee, has joined lead Democratic co-sponsor and Judiciary Committee member Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-8) (@RepJeffries) as a co-sponsor of H.R. 1283, the Songwriter Equity Act of 2015. Reintroduced in March by Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-9) ( Read more...

Congress Reintroduces Songwriter Equity Act


From News, posted 3.04.15. As Broadcast Music, Inc. continues its fight to protect the creative work of songwriters, composers and music publishers, Congress is once again showing its support by reintroducing the Songwriter Equity Act (SEA). The legislation was previously introduced in the 113th Congress by Congressmen Doug Collins (R-GA) (@RepDougCollins) and Hakeem… Read more...

BMI’s ‘How I Wrote That Song’ Panel Goes Gospel


From News, posted 3.05.14. Less than two months ago, BMI’s GRAMMY-infused “How I Wrote That Song” panel in Los Angeles featured everybody from prolific country writer Dallas Davidson to pop production whiz Alex Da Kid talking about songwriting, producing and performing hit songs. Now the public event is set to return again in a stellar… Read more...

BMI Hit Writers Share Their Advice at Workshop in Wilmington, DE


From News, posted 3.05.14. For songwriters not living in industry hubs such as Los Angeles, Nashville, Atlanta or New York, finding opportunities to work with established songwriters in an informal environment can be hard to come by. Broadcast Music, Inc., the Music School of Delaware and 93.7 WSTW are offering a remedy - the WSTW… Read more...

BMI’s ‘How I Wrote That Song’ Goes to Philly With Radio One & Others


From News, posted 6.05.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. is teaming up with Radio One Philadelphia, the Recording Academy® (Philadelphia Chapter) and Philly360 to host its popular music panel series, “How I Wrote That Song,” at the renowned Sigma Studio in Philadelphia. This collaborative event takes place on Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m.… Read more...

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