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Jeff Beal’s “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans” Performed in LA – Ticket Discount for BMI Members!


From News, posted 1.14.20. BMI members have been offered the unique opportunity to buy tickets at a 20% discount to the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s January 26 performance of award-winning BMI composer Jeff Beal’s new score to FW Murnau’s 1927 classic film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans. For more information on what will… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: January 2020


From MusicWorld, posted 1.14.20. 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 2020 Oscar Nominees


From News, posted 1.13.20. The nods for this year’s Oscars are in, with BMI composers and songwriters in the majority to take home the coveted trophies. Winners will be announced February 9, 2020, from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles with a live broadcast at 8PM EST/5PM PT on ABC. Congratulations to all! Here… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its Critics’ Choice Award Winners


From News, posted 1.13.20. The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica was the place to be last night when BMI composers and songwriters took wins in both music categories: Best score went to Hildur Guðnadóttir for Joker (her third win this year for this incredible work), while Best Song was a tie between “Glasgow (No… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2020 Guild of Music Supervisors Award Nominees


From News, posted 1.10.20. The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced its nominees for their 2020 awards, to be held February 6 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. This year, the annual event marks the tenth anniversary of the GMS. Here is the list of BMI nominees. Congratulations to all! BEST SONG WRITTEN… Read more...

BMI Mourns the Loss of Composer and Educator Jack Smalley


From News, posted 1.10.20. BMI is sadden by the passing of BMI composer and renowned music instructor John Peter (Jack) Smalley. Funded by the GI bill after World War II, the talented Smalley traveled to Paris and studied under Darius Milhaud, while also performing as a jazz bassist with the likes of Django Reinhardt… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its SCL Award Winners


From News, posted 1.09.20. BMI Congratulates its SCL Award Winners On Tuesday night, the Society of Composer & Lyricists presented their inaugural awards at the Skirball Center in LA, honoring composers and songwriters in all visual media. Winning in all five categories were some of Hollywood’s hottest composers, all of whom… Read more...

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 Congratulates Golden Globe Winners Hildur Guðnadóttir and Elton John


From News, posted 1.06.20. It was a great night for BMI composers who captured wins in both music categories at last night’s Golden Globes: Hildur Guðnadóttir, who made history by becoming the first solo woman to win Best Original Score for her work in Joker, and Elton John (PRS), who took home the trophy… Read more...

BMI Mourns the Loss of Allee Willis


From News, posted 12.25.19. BMI is very saddened by the death of world renowned songwriter and visionary artist Allee Willis, who passed away at the age of 72 on December 24, 2019. Widely known for co-writing iconic hits such as Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September,” the Pointer Sisters’ “Neutron Dance” and the Pet Shop… Read more...

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