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Harry Gregson-Williams and Other Top Songwriters Honored At 2018 BMI London Awards


From News, posted 10.01.18. Tonight, BMI proudly honored acclaimed film composer Harry Gregson-Williams with the BMI Icon Award at the 2018 BMI London Awards. Guests including Liam Payne, James Arthur, Natasha Bedingfield, Tinie Tempah and Trevor Rabin attended the awards at London’s Dorchester Hotel for an evening of celebration for UK and European songwriters,… Read more...

BMI Re-Elects Six Members to Board of Directors


From News, posted 9.26.18. BMI re-elected six members of its Board of Directors during the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders held Monday, September 24, at BMI’s office in Nashville, TN. The following Board members have been elected to new three-year terms: Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, LLC; Amador Bustos, President and CEO, Bustos… Read more...

Karen Buse Joins BMI as Managing Director, European Society Relations


From News, posted 9.17.18. BMI is pleased to announce that longtime PRS for Music executive Karen Buse is joining BMI as Managing Director, European Society Relations, effective immediately. She will be based in BMI’s London office and report to Ann Sweeney, Senior Vice President, International & Global Policy. In this newly-created role, Buse will… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2018 Americana Music Award Winners and Honorees


From News, posted 9.13.18. The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville was the place to be last night for the Americana Music Honors & Awards Show. Again this year, BMI songwriters were at the top of the list of wins with Jason Isbell taking a notable three awards for Album of the Year for The Nashville… Read more...

BMI Sets Revenue Records With $1.199 Billion


From News, posted 9.12.18. BMI has once again broken revenue records, generating $1.199 billion for the fiscal year ending June 30.  The company also distributed and administered a record $1.118 billion in royalties to its songwriters, composers and publishers, an increase of $95 million, or 9% higher than the previous year.  These results mark… Read more...

BMI Members Receive Free Song Submission to the Independent Music Awards


From News, posted 9.11.18. BMI affiliates who release their music independently, and who are signed to independent labels, can get a free bonus song entry after their first paid submission in the 17th annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs). Click here to enter in any Album, EP, Song, Producer, Video or Design category… Read more...

BMI to Honor Film Composer Harry Gregson-Williams as a BMI Icon at The 2018 BMI London Awards


From News, posted 9.11.18. BMI is proud to announce that esteemed composer Harry Gregson-Williams will be named a BMI Icon at this year’s BMI London Awards. Gregson-Williams is receiving the honor in recognition of his unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers. The private event will be held at the Dorchester Hotel… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2018 CMA Nominees


From News, posted 8.28.18. BMI is proud to announce that our affiliates have taken the majority of CMA nods again this year, including an incredible nine BMI writers each up for three awards. The ceremony, which will broadcast live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 14, at 8PM ET on ABC, will again be co-hosted… Read more...

BMI Partners with Warner-Chappell Music, Warner Music Group for Fifth Annual ‘Write On’ Song Camp


From News, posted 8.03.18. BMI was proud to partner with Warner/Chappell Music, and additionally this year Warner Music Group, for the fifth annual songwriting camp held on July 28 and 29 at the Atlantic Records Studio in Los Angeles. The “Write On” song camp provided a unique opportunity for an array of songwriters, producers… Read more...

BMI Names Alex Flores Senior Vice President, Creative


From News, posted 7.19.18. BMI is very pleased to welcome Alex Flores as BMI’s new Senior Vice President, Creative. Flores will be based out of BMI’s Los Angeles office, and will report to Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Creative & Licensing, beginning August 6. Flores will oversee the Creative teams in BMI’s six offices… Read more...

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