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Breathing Life into Your Recordings


From MusicWorld, posted 11.19.21. Working completely “in the box”—i.e., using a laptop or other software-base system—certainly has its merits, particularly if your space lacks adequate isolation and you’d rather keep your sounds to yourself. There’s only one problem—your recordings are likely to lack the kind of dimension you often hear on older records that… Read more...

Top Tips From 2021 That Can Put You on the Road to Songwriting Success in 2022


From MusicWorld, posted 11.19.21. The end of a year—and the beginning of a new one—is a perfect time to reassess our goals and recommit to them. I hope that revisiting the excerpts that follow will help you all attain a successful 2022. Excerpt from “Bring Me Something New—What Song Publishers Really Mean”… Read more...

Wizkid, Tems and P2J Capture the “Essence” of Success in Platinum


From News, posted 10.20.21. BMI proudly congratulates international affiliates Wizkid, Tems and P2J on becoming the first African artists to certify Platinum in the U.S. Their combined work on “Essence” first earned the three a place in history when the song, which was recorded by Wizkid featuring Tems, went gold. Powerhouses individually as well… Read more...

BMI Celebrates its 2021 London Award Winners


From News, posted 10.11.21. BMI proudly honoured the top UK and European songwriters, composers and music publishers of the most-performed songs of the previous year at the 2021 BMI London Awards. Rising star Arlo Parks received the BMI Impact Award, a recognition given for groundbreaking artistry, creative vision and impact on the future of… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2021 Ivors With Apple Music Award Winners


From News, posted 9.22.21. The 66th presentation of The Ivors With Apple Music Awards, held at Grosvenor House, London, on Tuesday, September 21, revealed the names of several of BMI’s most talented affiliates as winners across the globe. Representing the most impactful accomplishments in songwriting and composing, the prestigious awards are presented to music… Read more...

BMI Congratulates Hyundai Mercury Prize Winner Arlo Parks


From News, posted 9.10.21. BMI proudly congratulates Arlo Parks, who has won this year’s prestigious Hyundai Mercury Prize for her debut album, Collapsed in Sunbeams. The award recognizes artistic achievement across a range of contemporary music genres by selecting the “Album of the Year” from the United Kingdom and Ireland. While presenting the award… Read more...

BMI Grows Revenue and Distributions to Record Levels During Unprecedented Year


From News, posted 9.08.21. BMI has grown its revenue and distributions to record-setting levels, closing out a full fiscal year marked by ongoing challenges around the Covid-19 pandemic.  The company announced it has distributed and administered a record $1.335 billion to its songwriters, composers and publishers, its highest distribution ever, up $102 million or… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2021 AIM Award Winners


From News, posted 8.27.21. BMI congratulates all the talented songwriters who took the coveted crowns at this year’s Association of Independent Music Awards, which was livestreamed earlier this week. The AIM Awards champion industry-leading creativity, innovation, and performance shown by independent artists, labels and outstanding individuals. Congratulations to all the BMI-affiliated winners below! UK… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2021 Ivor Novello Nominees


From News, posted 8.10.21. The Ivors Academy announced their full list of nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, and BMI is very pleased to congratulate its many prominent affiliates recognized among them. Representing the most impactful accomplishments in songwriting and composing, the prestigious Ivor Novello awards are presented to music creators by their… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its World Soundtrack Awards Nominees


From News, posted 8.10.21. Several talented BMI composers and songwriters are poised to win the coveted TV Composer of the Year, Film Composer of the Year, or Best Original Song Award at the 2021 World Soundtrack Awards. The ceremony and concert, which close out Film Fest Ghent, will be held on October 23, 2021.… Read more...

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