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Mario Quintero Lara Será Homenajeado en La 26ta Edición De Los Premios Latinos BMI


From News, posted 2.13.19. BMI se enorgullece de anunciar que el legendario cantautor mexicano Mario Quintero Lara será homenajeado en la 26ta entrega anual de los Premios Latinos BMI. El galardonado líder de Los Tucanes de Tijuana recibirá el premio Presidencial BMI por sus destacados logros y aportes a la comunidad musical latina a… Read more...

Mario Quintero Lara to be Honored with BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI Latin Awards


From News, posted 2.13.19. BMI is thrilled to announce that legendary Mexican singer/songwriter Mario Quintero Lara will be honored at the 26th Annual BMI Latin Awards. The multiple award-winning frontman of Los Tucanes de Tijuana will receive the BMI President’s Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the Latin music community… Read more...

BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners


From News, posted 2.11.19. BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the… Read more...

BMI Hosts Intimate Showcase for Latin Singer/Songwriter Marger to Support New Album


From News, posted 2.11.19. BMI recently hosted a private showcase in its Los Angeles office in collaboration with Peer Music and Sony Music for Latin singer/songwriter Marger to celebrate the release of her highly anticipated album Inmortal. The Venezuelan singer performed new songs from the record, including her latest single “Al Fin,” a Spanish… Read more...

BMI Brings a Stellar All-Female Lineup to 17th Annual Snowball Showcase at Sundance 2019


From News, posted 2.01.19. BMI hosted the 17th annual Snowball music showcase at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 29, at The Shop in Park City, Utah. Performing artist, singer/songwriter and composer Tamar-kali kicked off the evening with a captivating set, accompanied by an all-strings ensemble. Her performance was followed by a… Read more...

BMI Hosts Exclusive Dinner for Film Composers and Directors During Sundance 2019


From News, posted 1.30.19. Composers, directors and industry tastemakers gathered together to celebrate the power of music in film at BMI’s annual dinner on Monday, January 28, during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The exclusive event, which took place at the Blind Dog in Park City, Utah, was hosted by BMI’s Vice President of… Read more...

Composer Jeff Beal’s “The Great Circle” Captures the Four Natural Elements


From News, posted 1.30.19. Five-time Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal was recently commissioned by the New West Symphony to write a new orchestral work, The Great Circle, following the cataclysmic fires and mudslides in Southern California during 2017/2018. In a healing move to address those affected by the disasters (including the composer himself), Beal’s intention… Read more...

BMI Spotlights the Importance of Music in Film During Composer/Director Roundtable at Sundance 2019


From News, posted 1.29.19. BMI proudly presented its 21st edition of “Music & Film: The Creative Process” at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, January 27, at the Kimball Arts Center in Park City, Utah. This year’s roundtable discussion included priceless moments from top BMI composers who shared their journeys in discovering and… Read more...

Composer Matt Mahaffey Animatedly Talks About Life With Shrek, The Ninja Turtles, and More


From MusicWorld, posted 1.23.19. When songwriter, composer and producer Matt Mahaffey started scoring for animated projects with the game-changing Shrek, the transition was not only serendipitous, but also a kind of full-circle turn. Mahaffey was just four years old when he started writing songs and playing drums, and soon honed his craft performing at… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: January


From MusicWorld, posted 1.23.19. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: New York BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for writers and publishers, covering the role that BMI plays in the music industry, basics of performing rights, and becoming a BMI affiliate. When: January 31, February 28, March 28, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00… Read more...

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