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ASCAP, BMI and SOCAN Collaborate on MusicMark


From News, posted 4.02.14. To meet the needs of today’s changing marketplace, ASCAP, BMI and SOCAN have collaborated to create MusicMark. The new initiative is designed to simplify the music registration process, and create a synchronized picture of the music of the songwriters, composers and music publishers that each performing rights organization (PRO) represents. ASCAP,… Read more...

BMI Execs on Capitol Hill to Fight for Songwriter Equity Act


From News, posted 2.25.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. executives, including CEO Michael O’Neill, SVP of Corporate Strategy, Communications & New Media Richard Conlon and SVP and General Counsel Stu Rosen, are in Washington, D.C., today in support of new legislation introduced by Representative Doug Collins (GA-09). Aptly named the Songwriter Equity Act, the bill’s purpose is… Read more...

BMI Announces Highest Royalty Distributions in Company’s History


From News, posted 9.23.13. Broadcast Music, Inc. today reported record-setting revenues and royalty distributions for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. Revenues increased by $45 million, a 5% gain over the prior fiscal year, exceeding $944 million. BMI’s consistent focus on building diversity in revenue sources, along with the successful implementation of a cost… Read more...

BMI Ranks 26 on InformationWeek’s Top 500 List of Innovative Companies


From News, posted 9.11.13. It was recently reported that for the third consecutive year, Broadcast Music, Inc. placed in the top 100 of InformationWeek’s top 500 list of innovative companies, this year being ranked at number 26. This honor follows the release of several new and enhanced products launched earlier this year, including our mobile… Read more...

BMI President and CEO Del Bryant to Retire in June 2014


From News, posted 5.02.13. Del Bryant, Broadcast Music, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today his decision to retire from BMI in June 2014, starting an orderly leadership transition for the Company over the next 14 months. Following the executive transition, Bryant will continue to be engaged as a consultant for BMI. His decision… Read more...

BMI Songwriters and Publishers Em-‘Powered By’ Upgrades to BMI Live and BMI Mobile


From News, posted 3.13.13. BMI highlighted its new corporate positioning campaign and announced technical upgrades to BMI Live and BMI Mobile on March 12, 2013, at a “Powered By” focused press briefing at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin. The new positioning campaign was kicked-off in January to reinforce… Read more...

BMI Annual Review 2012


From News, posted 11.30.12. BMI’s 2012 fiscal year was one of the most challenging, but still rewarding in the Company’s recent history as we continue to show significant revenue and distribution growth in several of the Company’s Licensing sectors such as New Media, General Licensing, and International business. This growth has lead BMI to begin… Read more...

Business Continuity Plan Keeps Systems, Data & Employees Safe at BMI


From News, posted 11.05.12. As part of BMI’s mission to provide consistent and reliable service to our songwriters, publishers and licensees, the company initiated a company-wide Business Continuity plan 10 years ago. This plan has been moved into action when a flood hit Nashville in 2010 and most recently last week when Hurricane Sandy made… Read more...

Texas Food, Texas Music – Combining Two Great Traditions


From News, posted 8.20.12. Since opening for business in 2006, Lamberts Downtown Barbecue has become one of Austin’s favorite hot spots, renowned for its succulent barbecue, modern Texas cooking and tasty cocktails. But as co-founder Will Bridges points out, the 200-capacity restaurant boasts another amenity—specifically, sensational live music—that serves as a huge draw six nights… Read more...

BMI and Radio Industry Announce Settlement


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...

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