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BMI Supports Kara DioGuardi’s Tri-State Rocks


From News, posted 10.15.18. BMI is proud to be sponsoring Tri-State Rocks, a benefit vocal competition open to aspiring singer/songwriters between the ages of 12 to 21 from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Finalists compete in front of music industry veterans Kara DioGuardi, former American Idol judge and GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter; Leslie Stifelman, musical… Read more...

BMI’s “Know Them Now” Showcase Brings Hip-Hop’s Most Promising New Acts to New York City


From News, posted 10.10.18. BMI presented the Know Them Now showcase at legendary venue S.O.B.’s in New York City, Monday night. The event featured some of BMI’s most promising songwriters and producers currently breaking through New York’s music scene. BMI’s Omar Grant kicked off the proceedings by introducing the evening’s host, radio personality Noodles,… Read more...

BMI Congratulates Composer Matthew Aucoin on his Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship


From News, posted 10.05.18. BMI is proud to congratulate composer Matthew Aucoin whose creative potential has just earned him a MacArthur Fellowship. Aucoin, who is this year’s only composer fellow, is currently artist-in-residence at the Los Angeles Opera and co-artistic director of the American Modern Opera Company. His compositions have been performed at such… Read more...

BMI Re-Elects Six Members to Board of Directors


From News, posted 9.26.18. BMI re-elected six members of its Board of Directors during the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders held Monday, September 24, at BMI’s office in Nashville, TN. The following Board members have been elected to new three-year terms: Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, LLC; Amador Bustos, President and CEO, Bustos… Read more...

BMI Supports New Song Arts Songwriting Workshop Starting October 23


From News, posted 9.19.18. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy’s last Workshop Intensive of 2018, starting Tuesday, October 23. SAA is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC Consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the SAA… Read more...

An Uncommon Woman: Composer Joan Tower Reflects Upon Six Decades in Classical Music


From MusicWorld, posted 9.19.18. Most artists hope for a long, rewarding career in the music industry, and composer Joan Tower has raised the bar with an action-packed career spanning more than six decades. Recognized by The New Yorker as “one of the most successful woman composers of all time,” Tower was born in New… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: September


From MusicWorld, posted 9.19.18. Cliff Goldmacher Workshop-Making Your Rough Recordings Anything But “Rough” A rough recording can do so much more than just capture the melody and lyric of your latest song.Caring about all facets of the songwriting and recording process, not only helps you present your songs in the best light… Read more...

Karen Buse Joins BMI as Managing Director, European Society Relations


From News, posted 9.17.18. BMI is pleased to announce that longtime PRS for Music executive Karen Buse is joining BMI as Managing Director, European Society Relations, effective immediately. She will be based in BMI’s London office and report to Ann Sweeney, Senior Vice President, International & Global Policy. In this newly-created role, Buse will… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2018 Americana Music Award Winners and Honorees


From News, posted 9.13.18. The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville was the place to be last night for the Americana Music Honors & Awards Show. Again this year, BMI songwriters were at the top of the list of wins with Jason Isbell taking a notable three awards for Album of the Year for The Nashville… Read more...

BMI Sets Revenue Records With $1.199 Billion


From News, posted 9.12.18. BMI has once again broken revenue records, generating $1.199 billion for the fiscal year ending June 30.  The company also distributed and administered a record $1.118 billion in royalties to its songwriters, composers and publishers, an increase of $95 million, or 9% higher than the previous year.  These results mark… Read more...

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