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Noel Gallagher and World’s Top Songwriters Honored at 2019 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.21.19. Tonight, BMI honored Noel Gallagher with the BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI London Awards. Guests included Raye, who also performed her brand new track, “Love Me Again,” and who was recognized with the BMI Impact Award (a brand new award for 2019). Anne-Marie and Niall Horan also attended the… Read more...


BMI Composers Honored With Prestigious World Soundtrack Awards

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From News, posted 10.21.19. Several BMI composers were honored in Ghent on October 18, with wins in a variety of categories for World Soundtrack Awards, including Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film. In addition to taking the Oscar earlier this year, “Shallow” from A Star is Born, written by BMI songwriters Lady Gaga,… Read more...


“American Idol” Alum Makes Appearance at Colorado Restaurant Association Awards Dinner

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From News, posted 10.21.19. BMI songwriter Paul McDonald, who was a top 10 finalist on Season 10 of American Idol, was the featured entertainment at the 2019 Colorado Restaurant Association Lifetime Achievement Awards, held recently (10/15) at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. The Huntsville, Alabama native performed a number of songs from his recent album… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Anna Schulze Wows Minnesota Broadcasters

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From News, posted 10.21.19. BMI traveled to Duluth, MN recently (10/9), with plenty of talent in hand! The annual Minnesota Broadcasters Association’s membership meeting was the reason, and BMI songwriter Anna Schulze was that talent. Schulze performed for the association with a set that included “Don’t You Fade Away,” from her most recent release Pickford… Read more...


Dwight Yoakam to be Honored with BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 10.10.19. BMI will celebrate the extraordinary career of Dwight Yoakam by presenting him with the BMI President’s Award at the company’s 67th annual BMI Country Awards, to be held at BMI’s Nashville office on November 12, 2019. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill will host the ceremony with Jody Williams, BMI Vice… Read more...


Brandy Honored with the BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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From News, posted 8.30.19. BMI celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the past year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs during the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at the Sandy Springs Arts Center in Atlanta. Multiple-award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy received the BMI President’s Award in recognition of her powerful impact on the entertainment industry and her… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of New Orleans Legend Dr. John

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From News, posted 6.07.19. BMI is saddened by the loss of Dr. John, a titan of New Orleans music, who passed away Thursday at the age of 77. Born Malcolm J. Rebennack, and widely known as Dr. John the Night Tripper, this storied singer/songwriter and versatile musician almost personified the cultural amalgam of The Big… Read more...


New ‘50 States of Music’ Website Shows Economic & Cultural Impact of Recording Artists & Songwriters

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From News, posted 4.30.19. BMI is proud to partner with the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), ASCAP, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and SoundExchange in a new interactive web experience called 50 States of Music. Designed to illustrate the profound economic and cultural impact the music industry has on the United… Read more...


BMI Brings “How I Wrote That Song” to Billboard Latin Music Week in Las Vegas

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From News, posted 4.25.19. BMI presented its popular panel series How I Wrote That Song® during Billboard Latin Music Week on Wednesday, April 24, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. This year’s all-star line-up featured award-winning producers Tainy, Luny, Young Martino, Nely and Haze with a topic that focused on the evolution of Latin… Read more...


Terence Blanchard to be Named a BMI Icon at 2019 BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards

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From News, posted 4.11.19. BMI is proud to announce that film composer and celebrated jazz musicianTerence Blanchard will be named a BMI Icon at the 35th annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards in recognition of his significant contributions to the cinematic community. The ceremony will also honor award-winning composer, arranger, orchestrator and conductor… Read more...


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