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Harry Gregson-Williams Shares Insights at “State of the Music in Media” Conference


From News, posted 9.16.19. This past weekend, BMI composer Harry Gregson-Williams brought his inspiration, expertise and experience to share with attendees of the “State of the Music in Media” conference, presented by the Guild of Music Supervisors at the Los Angeles Film School. Renowned for his work on films such as Shrek, The Martian,… Read more...

Emmy-Winning Composer Jeff Beal Talks Evolution of Blockbuster Series ‘House of Cards’


From News, posted 9.13.19. BMI composer Jeff Beal provided unique insights into his Emmy-winning music for House of Cards, during a masterclass and concert held recently at NeueHouse in Los Angeles. The ‘Evolution of a Series’ event marked the final season of the award-winning series, capping off with a reception for Beal, who is… Read more...

5 Ways to Be a Better Collaborator


From MusicWorld, posted 9.12.19. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” (African Proverb) Not every great song is the result of collaboration, but a look at recent hits by artists such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Keith Urban, Imagine Dragons, Luis Fonsi, P!nk, Adam Levine,… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: September 2019


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...

BMI Congratulates its 2019 Latin American Music Award Nominees


From News, posted 9.09.19. Once again, BMI is exceptionally proud of its many immensely talented Latin affiliates nominated for prestigious accolades at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards. BMI rappers, singers and songwriters made an exceptionally strong showing for recognition for this fifth annual awards show, with multiple nods given to Ozuna, J Balvin,… Read more...

BMI Sets Revenue Records With $1.283 Billion


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...

BMI Supports Guild of Music Supervisors Annual Conference


From News, posted 9.05.19. On Saturday, September 14, the Guild of Music Supervisors will present its 5TH annual ‘State Of Music In Media’ conference at the Los Angeles Film School. The event grants participants the opportunity to network with some of industry’s top leaders, plus attend a variety of informative panels on subjects covering… Read more...

Emmy-Winning BMI Composer Laura Karpman Shines a Light on Female Composers at the Hollywood Bowl


From News, posted 9.04.19. Laura Karpman’s new orchestral piece “All American” brings to light the work of three early 20th century female composers, Anita Owen, Mildred Hill and Emily Wood Bower. As a co-founder of the Alliance for Women Film Composers, Karpman seeks to bring to the forefront the important contributions of women that… Read more...

BMI Composers Celebrate Women Warriors Who Have Changed the World


From News, posted 9.04.19. Even the concert’s name, Women Warriors: The Voices of Change, evokes powerful inspirational imagery. Now, this groundbreaking live-action event promises to take that emotion to the next level by celebrating some of the world’s most compelling women at 8PM on September 20, at New York City’s Alice Tully Hall. Performed… Read more...

John Williams Front and Center at the Hollywood Bowl


From News, posted 9.03.19. The legendary music of John Williams, as well as the beloved master of cinematic scores himself, was featured at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend in front of a mesmerized audience. Williams, whose scores include all of the Star Wars films, Jurassic Park, ET and dozens of others, not only… Read more...

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