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BMI Congratulates its 2020 BAFTA Nominees


From News, posted 1.07.20. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has honored several BMI composers with prestigious nominations for Original Score. In fact, BMI is proud to relay that 4 out of the 5 nominees are BMI affiliates. The winners will be announced Sunday, February 2, during a ceremony at the… Read more...

BMI’s London Team Attends 2019 Artist and Manager Awards


From News, posted 11.25.19. On November 14, BMI’s London team proudly attended the 2019 Artist and Manager Awards, which was founded by the Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artists Coalition (FAC). The event showcases achievement and excellence in the artist and management community. During the ceremony, BMI’s VP Europe, Shirin Foroutan, presented the… Read more...

Perry Sook of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Appointed to BMI Board of Directors


From News, posted 11.19.19. BMI today announced the appointment of Perry Sook, Chairman, President and CEO, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. to the BMI Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020. “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Perry Sook to the BMI Board of Directors,” stated Michael J. Fiorile, Chairman, BMI Board of Directors and Chairman,… Read more...

BMI’s London Office Hosts Third Edition of Speed Dating For Songwriters®


From News, posted 11.05.19. BMI’s London office hosted its third edition of “Speed Dating For Songwriters®,” a program developed to foster creative collaboration among some of the most promising songwriters, producers, and artists based in the UK. A popular event in BMI’s Nashville, LA and New York offices, the gathering enables 12 to 15… Read more...

BMI London Sponsors Songwriting Camp Hosted by Iain James, James Newman and Ed Drewett


From News, posted 11.05.19. In early October, BMI’s London team was proud to sponsor a unique songwriting camp in the picturesque Cotswolds, organized by three accomplished songwriters - Iain James (Little Mix, Anne-Marie, EXO, The Vamps), Ed Drewett (Jonas Blue, One Direction, Craig David, Professor Green), and James Newman (Rudimental, Toni Braxton, Backstreet Boys,… Read more...

Noel Gallagher and World’s Top Songwriters Honored at 2019 BMI London Awards


From News, posted 10.21.19. Tonight, BMI honored Noel Gallagher with the BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI London Awards. Guests included Raye, who also performed her brand new track, “Love Me Again,” and who was recognized with the BMI Impact Award (a brand new award for 2019). Anne-Marie and Niall Horan also attended… Read more...

BMI’s Mike O’Neill Honored With T.J. Martell Legacy Award


From News, posted 10.17.19. On October 15, BMI’s President and CEO Mike O’Neill was honored by the T.J. Martell Foundation with the organization’s Legacy Award, which was presented to O’Neill by gospel great and BMI songwriter BeBe Winans. The 44th Annual Honors Gala, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, also celebrated… Read more...

BMI Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications


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...

Noel Gallagher to be Honored With BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI London Awards


From News, posted 9.17.19. BMI announced today that Britpop icon and award-winning songwriter, Noel Gallagher, will receive the BMI President’s Award at this year’s BMI London Awards in recognition of his influence on songwriting within the music industry. The event will take place at London’s Savoy Hotel on October 21, 2019 and will be… Read more...

BMI Names Shirin Foroutan Vice President, Creative, Europe


From News, posted 9.11.19. BMI is pleased to announce that Shirin Foroutan has been named Vice President, Creative, Europe. Foroutan will be based out of BMI’s London office and report to Alex Flores, Senior Vice President, Creative, effective immediately. In this role, Foroutan will work closely with BMI’s London office to expand its creative… Read more...

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