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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...


BMI Congratulates Oscar Winner Sam Smith

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From News, posted 2.29.16. The 88th Annual Academy Awards celebration at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood last night confirmed what BMI has known all along – our composers and songwriters are the best in the business! After delivering a stunning performance of his award-winning track, Sam Smith (BMI via PRS), received his first Oscar for… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 1.14.16. The stars will be out for the 88th annual Academy Awards celebration at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 28, with BMI composers and songwriters who are nominated shining just as brightly. This year’s BMI nominees for Best Original Score are renowned composers Thomas Newman and John Williams. Newman, who… Read more...


BMI Writers Sweep the 2015 Oscars

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From News, posted 2.23.15. The 87th Annual Academy Awards gave Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters and composers something to celebrate, with wins in both music categories of the evening. The winners were announced during a star-studded ceremony broadcast live February 22, 2015, from Hollywood, California, which kicked off with a lively tribute to cinema’s history, the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Oscar Nominees

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From News, posted 1.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. writers and composers received major nods as nominees for the 87th Academy Awards. Composer Alexandre Desplat (SACEM), already a six-time Oscar nominee, has two new nominations for Best Original Score, while five talented BMI songwriters captured nominations for Best Original Song. The winners will be revealed during the… Read more...


BMI Composers Score Majority of Oscar Nods

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From News, posted 1.16.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. composers and songwriters took three out of five nominations for Academy Awards in both the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories. Please join us in congratulating them all, and don’t miss the show airing on ABC, March 2, 2014, at 7 p.m. EST. Here’s the list… Read more...


BMI Composers Top Billboard 200, Earn Oscar Nom for Song in ‘Frozen’

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From News, posted 1.10.14. While much of the country has experienced extreme winter weather with brutally low temperatures recently, the Billboard charts have also been Frozen. The soundtrack for Disney’s latest animated feature, Frozen, written by longtime BMI affiliates and husband-and-wife duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, has soared to the coveted No. 1 slot… Read more...


BMI Member Rodriguez “Found” in Oscar-Winning Documentary

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From News, posted 2.27.13. “Searching for Sugar Man,” a documentary about forgotten singer/songwriter Rodriguez whose overwhelming popularity in South Africa during the 70’s lead two fans to help unravel his remarkable story with Director Malik Bendjelloul, has won the 2013 Academy Award for Best Documentary. Now the film , which started at the 2012 Sundance… Read more...


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