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BMI Songwriter Sam James Performs at Retailers and Grocers Summit


From News, posted 10.17.18. BMI joined forces with the Retail Association of Maine and the Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association by providing the musical entertainment at The Summit, an annual event held recently (10/10) in New Gloucester that brought together Maine’s retailers and grocers for a full day of education and industry updates.… Read more...

Songwriters Hall of Fame & GRAMMY Museum’s Chart Toppers Series Spotlights BMI Songwriters


From News, posted 10.11.18. For the latest installment of their collaborative series, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the GRAMMY Museum announced their 2018 Chart Toppers event, featuring panelists and BMI affiliates Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Louis Bell and Brian Lee. Moderated by Billboard’s Melinda Newman, this iteration of Chart Toppers will be held… Read more...

BMI Attends 5TH Annual Production Music Conference


From News, posted 10.10.18. BMI executives and staff joined other music industry leaders for two days of panels and networking during the Production Music Association’s fifth annual Production Music Conference (PMC). The conference kicked off with the 4th Annual Mark Awards, held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. BMI’s Michael Crepezzi was a judge and… Read more...

BMI Hosts Breakfast N Vegas for Private Listening Session


From News, posted 10.08.18. On September 2, BMI Los Angeles hosted a private listening session for DJ/producing duo Breakfast N Vegas. Comprised of DJ Yonny and Curtis Austin, the pair has worked with some of today’s biggest artists including Bad Bunny and Tory Lanez for the hit track “Give It Up.” During the event,… Read more...

Patience & Perseverance Pay Off for “In My Feelings” Producer TrapMoneyBenny


From News, posted 10.08.18. If there are two virtues TrapMoneyBenny is aware of, they’re patience and perseverance. Born Benjamin Workman in a suburb of Cleveland called Mentor, the aspiring producer decamped to Los Angeles, after high school, to pursue a career in music. Signing up with the songwriter/producer collective, 1500 or Nothin’, Workman was… Read more...

BMI Supports Composers at Tenerife International Film Music Festival


From News, posted 10.07.18. Several BMI composers had their works featured last week at the International Film Music Festival held in Tenerife. The festival, which was created from the ground up by composer/conductor Diego Navarro, has gained international prominence and now boasts an exceptional orchestra and world class concert venue. This year, the festival… Read more...

BMI Attends Special Performances Presented by the Oak Tree Group


From News, posted 10.05.18. BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross and Reema Iqbal recently attended two special performances put on by the Oak Tree Group in Los Angeles. On September 14, Ringer-Ross attended the musical set of notable composer Rolfe Kent, who mesmerized the audience with his intriguing melodies at the Theatricum Botanicum’s outside stage, while on… Read more...

BMI’s Chris Dampier Moderates Musicians Institute Panel


From News, posted 10.04.18. On September 26, BMI’s Associate Director of Creative Film, TV & Visual Media, Chris Dampier, moderated a panel at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. The panel, which included BMI composers Jesi Nelson, Ronit Kirchman, Craig Richey and George S. Clinton, director Fritz Bohm and music supervisor/editor Tom Villano, explored the… Read more...

BMI’S Ray Yee Attends Screening of BlacKkKlansman in Support of Composer Terence Blanchard


From News, posted 10.04.18. On October 2, BMI’s AVP of Creative Film, TV & Visual Media, Ray Yee, attended a private screening of the Focus Features film BlacKkKlansman at the London West Hollywood, hosted by The Society of Composers & Lyricists. Following the screening was an informative Q&A with GRAMMY award-winning composer Terence Blanchard… Read more...

BMI Hosts 9th Annual Golf Tournament Benefitting Education Through Music


From News, posted 10.02.18. On September 17, BMI’s Assistant Vice President of Creative- Film, TV & Visual Media, Ray Yee, hosted music industry executives, songwriters and composers for a day of golf with all proceeds benefiting Education Through Music – Los Angeles (ETM-LA), an independent 501(c)(3) organization that partners with disadvantaged inner-city schools to… Read more...

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