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BMI to Honor John Prine With Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 8.17.18. BMI is pleased to announce that revered singer-songwriter John Prine will be honored with the Troubadour Award at a private dinner held at BMI’s Nashville office on Monday, September 10. The Troubadour Award celebrates songwriters who have made a lasting impact on the songwriting community. The award, given only once previously,… Read more...


BMI’s Next Big Wave Series Welcomes Young Professionals

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From News, posted 8.16.18. BMI welcomed Nashville’s newest hires for a young professionals networking breakfast last week in BMI’s Nashville office. The second of three sessions in the Next Big Wave series, attendees of this installation were some of Music Row’s newest rising professionals. The breakfast provided a unique opportunity for the budding tastemakers to… Read more...


BMI Welcomes Composer Roc Chen to Los Angeles

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From News, posted 8.16.18. After his recent move from China, respected film and TV composer Roc Chen visited BMI’s LA office to meet with BMI’s Barbie Quinn, Chris Dampier, and Raymond Rodriguez, who were pleased to meet Chen in person and welcome him into the LA film and TV scene. Chen, who has been part… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Soul Legend Aretha Franklin

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From News, posted 8.16.18. BMI is deeply saddened to learn of the death of trailblazing music legend, Aretha Franklin, who passed away today at the age of 76. A BMI affiliate for five decades, Franklin was hailed as the Queen of Soul, in the 1960s, for her unquantifiable contributions to the canon of contemporary music.… Read more...


BMI Proudly Congratulates its World of Bluegrass Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 8.16.18. Again this year, BMI affiliates dominate the list of nominees for World of Bluegrass Awards. The annual show celebrating the award winners will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Here’s the complete list of BMI nominees. Congratulations to all! ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Balsam Range Read more...


Mobley Kicks Off Texas Association Broadcasters Convention

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From News, posted 8.16.18. In what has become an annual tradition, BMI partnered with the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) and HD Radio to bring in Austin-based songwriter, producer and one-man band Mobley to perform at the TAB’s 65th annual convention opening reception held August 1. Mobley entertained the audience of broadcasters performing songs from… Read more...


Hit BMI Songwriter Brings Stories and Songs to Michigan Restaurant Association Retreat

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From News, posted 8.16.18. BMI partnered with the Michigan Restaurant Association (07/30) to provide the musical entertainment at their annual summer board retreat held at the Inn at Bay Harbor in Bay Harbor, MI. Hit BMI songwriter Kent Blazy performed for the group of Michigan hotel, bar and restaurant owners, playing songs he has written… Read more...


Top Off Your Summer With August’s MusicWorld!

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From News, posted 8.16.18. In this issue: How to Comp Your Way into a Great Recording Award-Winning Composer Brian Tyler Shares What He’s Learned Emmy-Nominated Harry Gregson-Williams on Scoring Equalizer 2 and The Meg Highlights from BMI’s stage at Lollapalooza BMI’s Bulletin Board Plus much, much more… Read more...


Award-Winning Composer Brian Tyler Shares What He’s Learned

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From News, posted 8.15.18. With his compelling score for the new film, Crazy Rich Asians, opening on August 15, and the new epic scripted dramatic series Yellowstone starring Kevin Costner, Formula 1 theme composer Brian Tyler can take yet another victory lap. In addition to these 2018 accomplishments, the talented BMI scribe is also responsible… Read more...


What Session Musicians Can Bring to Your Recordings

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From The Weekly, posted 8.14.18. One of my great joys over the past twenty years as a music producer in Nashville is the regular privilege of getting to work with some of the finest session musicians in the world. These men and women have played on some of the best known albums of all time and… Read more...


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