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BMI Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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From News, posted 10.10.19. The BMI Foundation announced that it is now accepting online applications for its 2020 scholarship season, open to students attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer five distinct songwriting and composing scholarship competitions, judged by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the BMI Future Jazz… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: September 2019

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.11.19. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI Employees outlining the history of BMI, how to utilize… Read more...


Highlights From The BMI Stage at ONE Musicfest

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From News, posted 9.09.19. This past weekend, BMI hosted its first ever BMI-branded stage at ONE Musicfest in Atlanta, GA. Set in the amphitheater in Centennial Olympic Park, the stage showcased the incredible talent of emerging BMI singer/songwriters. On Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8, music lovers were treated to sets by ten… Read more...


BMI Sets Revenue Records With $1.283 Billion

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From News, posted 9.09.19. BMI ended its fiscal year on June 30 once again breaking revenue records with $1.283 billion, up 7% over the previous year. BMI also distributed and administered $1.196 billion to its songwriters, composers and publishers, its highest distributions ever, and a 7% or $78 million increase over last year. These… Read more...


The BMI Stage Lights Up at ONE Musicfest

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From News, posted 9.04.19. BMI is proud to announce a new partnership with ONE Musicfest in Atlanta, GA. ONE Musicfest is the Southeast’s largest annual urban progressive music festival, featuring a diverse range of music, including classic and next generation hip-hop, soulful R&B, alternative, and rock. For the first time in the festival’s 10-year… 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… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: August

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.13.19. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI Employees outlining the history of BMI, how to utilize… Read more...


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

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From News, posted 7.31.19. BMI will honor multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy with the BMI President’s Award at its 2019 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on Thursday, August 29. The private event, held at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice… Read more...


Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Becomes Longest Hot 100 No. 1 in History

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From News, posted 7.29.19. Songs like “Old Town Road” by BMI rapper/songwriter Lil Nas X only come around every so often. But when they do, there is absolutely no mistaking their impact. This Georgia rapper’s breakout single – a beguiling, mid-tempo track that blurs the parameters between hip-hop, trap and country music, featuring a… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: July ‘19

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.17.19. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI Employees outlining the history of BMI, how to utilize… Read more...


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