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Lady Gaga Leads BMI List of 2010 BRIT Winners

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From News, posted 2.17.10. The 2010 BRIT Awards recognized international trendsetters in its 30th ceremony, held Tuesday, February 16 at London’s Earls Court Arena. Lady Gaga underscored her past year of world domination with three big wins: International Breakthrough Act, International Album for The Fame, and International Female Solo Artist, while numerous other BMI singing… Read more...


Donovan to be Named Icon at BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 8.10.09. Donovan will be named a BMI Icon at the annual BMI London Awards, slated for Tuesday, October 6 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. The invitation-only gala will recognize the UK and European songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-played BMI songs on American radio and television. The Icon designation… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Snag Six Brit Awards

From News, posted 2.21.08. The stars were aligned for several BMI singer/songwriters who won awards at the 2008 Brit Awards, held February 20 at Earl’s Court in London. Broadcast live on British network ITV1, BMI winners include a range of stateside and European talent lauded at the U.K’s premier award show. … Read more...


Leona Lewis, Mika Top Brit Award Nominations

From News, posted 1.22.08. BMI’s U.K. singer/songwriters accounted for a sizeable amount of the Brit Award nominations, announced January 14 at London’s legendary Roundhouse in Camden. Leona Lewis and Mika, with four nominations each, lead the way at The Brit Awards, the U.K.’s premier award show, which will be broadcast live on British network ITV1… Read more...


Snow Patrol Receives BMI Awards

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From News, posted 12.20.07. Moments before stepping onstage at their “Little Noise Sessions” acoustic gig at the Union Chapel in north London, Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody and Nathan Connolly were presented with BMI Awards for more than a million combined U.S. performances of their hits “Chasing Cars” and “Hands Open.” The performance was held to… Read more...


Jazz Sensation Receives Gold Badge Award

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From News, posted 11.20.07. UK jazz star Jamie Cullum became the youngest writer at age 26 to receive a prestigious Gold Badge Award, presented by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters on October 24 at The Savoy, Strand, in London. Cullum was born in Essex but grew up in Wiltshire where he absorbed all… Read more...


James Blunt Receives BMI London Internet Award

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From News, posted 11.20.07. BMI’s Nick Robinson recently presented singer/songwriter James Blunt with his 2007 BMI Internet Award for the song “You’re Beautiful,” co-written with Amanda Ghost and Sacha Skarbek. “You’re Beautiful” received the most plays on BMI-licensed websites for the past year and is the first song to receive this honor at BMI’s London… Read more...


Peter Gabriel Receives Top Honor at BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.16.07. BMI saluted Europe’s premier songwriters, composers and music publishers at its 2007 London Awards, held October 16 in the Grand Ballroom of London’s Dorchester Hotel. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant, along with Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations Europe & Asia, Brandon Bakshi, the awards honored the past year’s most-played… Read more...


New Wave of U.K. Acts Storms the States

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.02.07. Every few years, a U.K. wave crashes ashore in the U.S., accompanied by boatloads of hyperbolic press clips extolling the new big things. All too often, however, the acts ride out with the next low tide. This time, however, the artists are combining critical acclaim with commercial success. Read more...


Winehouse Takes Top Songwriting Honor at Ivor Novello Awards

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From News, posted 5.25.07. PRS songwriter/artists represented by BMI in the U.S. had a strong showing at the 2007 Ivor Novello Awards, handed out May 23 in London by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters in association with the Performing Right Society (PRS). The Ivors honor British songwriters and composers and their contributions to… Read more...


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Oct 9 2017 BMI London Awards: London
Jun 9 2017 MIDEM 2017: Cannes, France
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Jun 7 2017 MIDEM 2017: Cannes, France
Jun 6 2017 MIDEM 2017: Cannes, France
May 18 2017 Ivor Novello Awards: London
Oct 10 2016 BMI London Awards: London
Jun 6 2016 MIDEM 2016: Cannes, France
Jun 5 2016 MIDEM 2016: Cannes, France
Jun 4 2016 MIDEM 2016: Cannes, France