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BMI Supports Song Arts Academy Summer 2019 Workshop Starting July 1

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From News, posted 6.03.19. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s summer workshop intensive starting on Monday, July 1. The workshop 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 workshop’s Advanced Song Craft Method™… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Abe Olman Scholarship Winners

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From News, posted 5.31.19. Once again, BMI songwriters were recognized in competition for the 2019 Abe Olman Scholarships, with two aspiring students with significant promise honored for their already accomplished efforts. Presented by BMI and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and made possible each year by the Olman family to nurture burgeoning songwriters in… Read more...


Two Powerful BMI Songwriter Performances Highlight Annual Gathering of Media Finance Executives

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From News, posted 5.23.19. BMI presented a “musical double-header” at the Media Financial Management Association’s 2019 Media Finance Focus, curating BMI songwriter performances at two of the conference’s premier events. The annual convention, which took place recently (5/19-5/22) in New Orleans and attracts finance executives from all of the major radio, television and cable… Read more...


Sting, Imagine Dragons and Martin Bandier Honored at BMI’s 67th Annual Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.15.19. BMI paid tribute to the best in songwriting at its 67th Annual BMI Pop Awards held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. World-renowned singer/songwriter and musician Sting was celebrated for “Every Breath You Take” becoming the Most Performed Song in BMI’s repertoire of over 14 million musical… Read more...


BMI’s Barbara Cane to be Honored with Lifetime Service Award from NMPA

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From News, posted 5.08.19. BMI is very proud to congratulate its own VP of Worldwide Creative, Barbara Cane, on being recognized by the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) with the Lifetime Service Award, to be presented at the NMPA’s annual meeting next month at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Cane joins an… Read more...


BMI Singer-Songwriter Rozzi Delivers at Restaurant Industry Confab

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From News, posted 4.12.19. BMI helped kick off the 2019 Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix recently (4/7/19) with an inspired performance by the soulful BMI pop singer-songwriter Rozzi. The California native, who was first discovered by Adam Levine, performed in front of 2000 restaurant owners and executives gathered for the opening session of the… Read more...


Halsey to be Honored with Hal David Starlight Award

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From News, posted 4.09.19. BMI is proud to congratulate Halsey for being named this year’s recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The celebrated BMI singer/songwriter will be presented with this prestigious accolade at the Hall’s 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 13, at… Read more...


The Passion Behind the Voice: Getting to Know Celia Babini

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From The Weekly, posted 4.09.19. Hailing from New York City, up-and-coming singer/songwriter Celia Babini is a name to watch. A student at the renowned Fiorella H. LaGuardia High School, Babini had been recording original songs and posting them on Soundcloud, eventually releasing her first EP, Lola, in 2017.  Currently a contestant on NBC’s The Voice,… Read more...


BMI Announces Top Honors for its 67th Annual Pop Awards

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From News, posted 4.03.19. BMI is pleased to celebrate an evening of exceptional songwriting at its 67th Annual BMI Pop Awards.  In an event 22 years in the making, Sting, already a BMI Icon, will be honored for his enduring hit single “Every Breath You Take,” which has become the Most Performed Song in… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Nipsey Hussle

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From News, posted 4.01.19. BMI is mourning the loss of Nipsey Hussle, a phenomenal rapper, songwriter, philanthropist and dedicated community activist who passed away Sunday at the age of 33. Originally from the Crenshaw district of South Los Angeles, Hussle’s name quickly rose to prominence on the back of various influential mixtapes, notably the… Read more...