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BMI Celebrates BMI Songwriter Josh Miller’s First No. 1 with Kip Moore’s “More Girls Like You”


From News, posted 2.14.18. BMI songwriter Josh Miller celebrated his first career No. One yesterday (2/13) for Kip Moore’s single “More Girls Like You.” Joined by friends and industry VIPs at Analog at The Hutton Hotel, Miller was also accompanied by fellow co-writers Moore, Steven Lee Olsen and David Garcia for the festivities. The anthemic… Read more...

BMI Packs Mercy Lounge for BMI-Curated 8 Off 8th Showcase


From News, posted 2.14.18. Mercy Lounge was bursting with fans eager to hear from a stacked lineup of BMI songwriters at last night’s 8 Off 8th showcase. The curated roster of local artists featured hot up-and-coming talent Tim Riehm, Meaux, Britty, C R O U S E, Sawyer, Bowen and Jake Wesley Rogers. The series… Read more...

BMI Congratulates Luke Combs and Co-Writers on No. 1 Hit “When It Rains It Pours”


From News, posted 1.31.18. Music Row assembled in the BMI lobby Wednesday afternoon to celebrate rising star Luke Comb’s second Platinum, multi-week No. 1, “When It Rains It Pours.” The heartache-inspired track was written by BMI songwriters Luke Combs, Ray Fulcher and Jordan Walker. Comb’s second consecutive No. 1 from his Gold-certified debut album This… Read more...

BMI Attends “Copyright and the California Coast”


From News, posted 1.31.18. BMI’s Barbie Quinn, Krystina DeLuna and Lilibeth Patron attended the LA Chapter of The Copyright Society of the USA’s inaugural installment of a new annual Los Angeles presentation by the Register of Copyrights. The focus of the presentation was to bring the LA and California copyright community closer to the Copyright… Read more...

What Makes Industry Leaders Pair Songwriters Together as Collaborators?


From The Weekly, posted 1.15.18. BMI’s Creative teams have watched songwriters progress from the start of their careers through their many successes. Now these industry leaders are sharing their experience in The Weekly to help even more writers navigate the industry. This week’s focus is: What makes you pair songwriters together as collaborators? Tracie Verlinde, Vice… Read more...

BMI Names Randall McMillan Vice President, Business Affairs, Creative & Licensing


From News, posted 1.09.18. BMI is pleased to announce that Randall McMillan has been named to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Affairs, Creative & Licensing, effective immediately. Reporting to Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Creative & Licensing, McMillan will be based in BMI’s New York office. In his role, McMillan will lead… Read more...

BMI Celebrates First No. 1 Party of 2018 with LANCO


From News, posted 1.05.18. Sony Music Nashville’s breakout band LANCO celebrated their two-week No. One hit “Greatest Love Story” at BMI’s first No. One party of 2018. Featured on their debut record Hallelujah Nights, lead singer and BMI songwriter Brandon Lancaster was acknowledged as the sole writer behind the track, marking the first time in… Read more...

Country Camaraderie: BMI’s Jody Williams on the 2017 BMI Country Awards


From The Weekly, posted 11.06.17. BMI will be celebrating its 65th annual Country Awards tomorrow night, with Nashville songwriting legend Bob DiPiero being named a BMI Icon for his unique and indelible influence on music. Additionally, chart-topping singer/songwriter Keith Urban will be recognized with BMI’s Champion Award for his work supporting the next generation of songwriters,… Read more...

BMI Announces Key Promotions Within Creative Team


From News, posted 11.01.17. BMI today announced a series of key executive promotions within its Creative team. Barbara Cane, BMI’s Vice President of Creative, Los Angeles has been elevated to the newly-created role of Vice President, Worldwide Creative and Advisor to the EVP of Creative & Licensing. Samantha Cox has been elevated to… Read more...

BMI Kicks Off AmericanaFest With a Full House


From News, posted 9.18.17. On September 12, BMI hosted the official AmericanaFest kickoff party, setting the tone for the renowned festival which followed. Originally billed as a rooftop event, poor weather moved the party indoors, but the change in venue certainly didn’t hinder fans and industry VIPs from packing the BMI lobby to capacity as… Read more...

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Upcoming Creative events

Feb 27 2018 BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York
Feb 28 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: New York
Mar 5 2018 BMI Acoustic Lounge - Los Angeles
Mar 5 2018 BMI presents…“8 off 8th”: Nashville, TN
Mar 6 2018 THE FIX: FRUKT’s Live Music Showcase: London, UK
Mar 9 2018 SXSW 2018: Austin, TX
Mar 10 2018 SXSW 2018: Austin, TX
Mar 11 2018 SXSW 2018: Austin, TX
Mar 12 2018 SXSW 2018: Austin, TX
Mar 13 2018 SXSW 2018: Austin, TX

Recent Creative events

Feb 24 2018 Durango Songwriter’s Expo: Ventura, CA
Feb 23 2018 Durango Songwriter’s Expo: Ventura, CA
Feb 22 2018 AIMP Panel - State Of The Music Industry: Beverly Hills, CA
Feb 22 2018 Durango Songwriter’s Expo: Ventura, CA
Feb 21 2018 BMI & ALT 97.5 Present “Eastside Sounds”: Nashville
Feb 19 2018 Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Intensive: New York
Feb 15 2018 BMI Takeover @ Maker’s Mark Presents…Whiskey Jam: Nashville
Feb 15 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles
Feb 12 2018 BMI presents…“8 off 8th”: Nashville, TN
Feb 12 2018 Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Intensive: New York