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Date Release
Jul 28 2020  BMI Continues Its Longtime Support of the Prestigious Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design
Jul 28 2020  BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill Champions Consent Decree Reform
Jul 25 2020  BMI Celebrates Christian Music’s Best with 2020 Christian Music Awards
Jul 13 2020  BMI Salutes Its Top Songwriters for the 2020 BMI Pop Awards
Jun 29 2020  BMI Honors its 2020 Trailblazers of Gospel Music
Jun 15 2020  BMI Celebrates Its Top Composers at the 36th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards
May 18 2020  BMI Congratulates Its 2020 Latin Award Winners
May 18 2020  BMI Felicita A Los Ganadores De Sus Premios Latinos De 2020
May 11 2020  America’s Top Radio Broadcasters and BMI Partner to Support Songwriters with Radio Concert Benefiting the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
Feb 27 2020  BMI Partners With Muzooka to Give Songwriters an Alternative for Setlist Reporting for Live Concert Distribution
Jan 21 2020  The Estate of Michael Jackson and BMI Extend Long Term Representation of Michael Jackson’s Songwriting Catalog
Nov 13 2019  Dwight Yoakam Receives BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI Country Awards
Oct 21 2019  Noel Gallagher and World’s Top Songwriters Honoured at 2019 BMI London Awards
Oct 10 2019  Dwight Yoakam to be Honored with BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI Country Awards
Aug 30 2019  Brandy Honored with the BMI President’s Award at the 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

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