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BMI & Ultra Music Partner for 2019 Global Songwriting Camps

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From News, posted 3.07.19. BMI is thrilled to partner with worldwide music organization Ultra Music for a series of global songwriting camps, giving its affiliated songwriters, composers and producers an opportunity to collaborate and refine their craft on an international scale. These camps will bring together emerging and established talent from all over the world… Read more...


Sebastian Krys to be Presented with the BMI Champion Award at the 2019 BMI Latin Awards

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From News, posted 3.04.19. BMI is proud to honor Sebastian Krys with the BMI Champion Award at the 26th Annual BMI Latin Awards. The multiple award-winning producer will receive this honor in recognition of his musical excellence and numerous philanthropic efforts. As previously announced, Mario Quintero Lara of Los Tucanes de Tijuana will receive the… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of R&B Star James Ingram

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From News, posted 1.30.19. BMI is saddened by the loss of longtime affiliate, singer/songwriter/producer James Ingram, who passed away Tuesday at age 66. A prolific and successful music creator, Ingram was a regular visitor at the top of the Pop, R&B and Adult Contemporary Billboard charts throughout the 80s and 90s, earning several industry accolades… Read more...


Nomination Period Extended For Songwriter-Member Seats of Music Licensing Collective Board/Committee

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From News, posted 12.04.18. The Songwriter MLC Selection Committee opened nominations in November 2018 for songwriter-members of the Board of Directors, Unclaimed Funds Committee and Dispute Resolution Committee of the Music Licensing Collective (MLC) to be submitted to the US Copyright Office for approval as established by the recently passed Music Modernization Act. With the… Read more...


Nomination Period Now Open for Songwriter-Member Seats of Music Licensing Collective Board/Committee

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From News, posted 11.05.18. Nominations are now open for songwriter-members of the Board of Directors, Unclaimed Funds Committee and Dispute Resolution Committee of the Music Licensing Collective (MLC) to be submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office for approval as established by the recently passed Music Modernization Act. Prospective nominees can be submitted at www.mlcsongwriters.com… Read more...


Read BMI’s Statement on the Music Modernization Act

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From News, posted 7.24.18. Today, BMI issued a statement regarding the current issues surrounding the Music Modernization Act: The Music Modernization Act represents an historic opportunity to enact meaningful music licensing reform. The bill is the product of unprecedented collaboration among music stakeholders and passed unanimously through the House Judiciary Committee, the full House, and… Read more...


Carlos Rafael Rivera Shares Insights into the Music of “Godless”

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From News, posted 6.21.18. The Society of Composers & Lyricists recently hosted a screening of Netflix’s Godless in their theater in Hollywood, CA, followed by an informative Q&A about its music with BMI composer Carlos Rafael Rivera. In addition to Godless, Rivera also scored A Walk Among the Tombstones and is currently the Assistant Professor… Read more...


BMI Composer Christopher Lennertz Finds Fans Loving ‘Lost in Space’

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From News, posted 6.18.18. Lakeshore Records recently held a celebration at The Gibson Baldwin Showroom in Beverly Hills for the release of the new soundtrack for the Netflix series Lost in Space. The event included a live performance with BMI composer Christopher Lennertz taking the lead on the music he wrote for the popular program.… Read more...


BMI Treats Hotel Association Executives to Special Musical Performance

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From News, posted 6.15.18. The International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) held its summer conference recently (June 11-12) at the Omni Hotel at the Battery in Atlanta. The event, which was attended by executives from across the country who run the hotel and lodging trade associations for their respective states, was highlighted by a… Read more...


Trio of Nashville Hitmakers Treat BMI Customers to Special Mountain High Experience

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From News, posted 1.17.18. BMI once again hosted a special reception for its licensing customers and association partners who were in Crested Butte, Colorado recently (1/10-1/13) for the 4th annual Mountain High Music Festival presented by legendary BMI songwriter Dean Dillon. The festival, which featured a number of Nashville songwriters along with Rock & Roll… Read more...


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