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BMI Congratulates its 2021 Oscar Winners

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From News, posted 4.26.21. Congratulations go out to our outstanding composer Atticus Ross and equally stellar songwriters H.E.R., Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas, who last night took the crowns for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, respectively, at the 93rd annual Academy Awards. Ross, who won for his work in the highly lauded… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 3.15.21. BMI proudly congratulates our composers and songwriters who have been nominated for Academy Awards in this year’s Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories. For Original Score, BMI composers were responsible for four of the five scores, while BMI songwriters took three of the five nominations for Original Song. Oscar… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Shine on 2021 Oscars Shortlist

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From News, posted 2.11.21. BMI proudly congratulates our composers and songwriters who have been shortlisted for this year’s Best Original Score and Best Original Song Academy Award nominations. Academy members will vote to determine the final 2021 Oscar nominees from the shortlist. Congratulations to all! Below are the extraordinary BMI songwriters and composers who are… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Elton John and Hildur Guðnadóttir on Oscar Wins

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From News, posted 2.10.20. Last night was a great night for BMI at this year’s Academy Awards with Elton John (PRS) and Hildur Guðnadóttir both taking home Oscars in the two musical categories, Best Original Song and Best Score, respectively. Guðnadóttir, who garnered several other awards this season, including the Golden Globe, for her score… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 1.13.20. The nods for this year’s Oscars are in, with BMI composers and songwriters in the majority to take home the coveted trophies. Winners will be announced February 9, 2020, from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles with a live broadcast at 8PM EST/5PM PT on ABC. Congratulations to all! Here are… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Sweep 2019 Oscars

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From News, posted 2.25.19. BMI is thrilled to congratulate our Academy Award winners Ludwig Göransson, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, who each took home their first Oscar last night in Hollywood: Göransson for his score to Black Panther, and Gaga, Ronson and Wyatt for their original song, “Shallow,” from A Star is Born,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Oscar Winners Alexandre Desplat, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

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From News, posted 3.05.18. BMI congratulates Alexandre Desplat on winning his second Best Original Score Oscar, this year for his score for The Shape of Water. The coveted award adds to the Golden Globe and BAFTA trophies that Desplat took home earlier this year for the same score. Desplat, who has been nominated a total… Read more...


BMI is Proud to Congratulate its 2018 Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 1.23.18. Several BMI composers and songwriters were honored this morning with nods for this year’s Oscars. Legendary composer John Williams received his 51st nomination, breaking his own record of 50 as the most Oscar-nominated living person. Alexandre Desplat, who took home this year’s Golden Globe, is also up for the coveted Academy… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Justin Hurwitz on his 2017 Academy Award Wins

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From News, posted 2.27.17. BMI composer Justin Hurwitz triumphed in both musical categories of the Academy Awards last night, earning two prestigious trophies for his music to the blockbuster film La La Land. Hurwitz won the Oscars for Best Score and Best Original Song for “City of Stars,” both of which also earned him two… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Academy Award Nominees

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From News, posted 1.24.17. BMI’s extraordinary composers and songwriters received several nods for this year’s Oscars, taking four out of five nominations for Best Original Score and three out of five for Best Original Song. The highly anticipated and prestigious ceremony will take place February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, airing… Read more...


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