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BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) has announced She Is The Conversation, a series of videos created in partnership with She Is The Music, highlighting the importance of representation for all women in music. Premiering on BMI.com, this new initiative features six conversations between notable music industry executives, established creatives, and rising talents, sharing their personal experiences and perspectives on driving meaningful change and creating greater opportunities for women in the music business. She Is the Conversation features six candid and inspiring discussions between talents such as Apple Music radio host and country singer/songwriter Rissi Palmer and Americana singer/songwriter and activist Allison Russell, […]

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BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) and White Bear PR have announced the “Composer Stories: The Evolution of Music in Video Games” panel during this year’s special edition of WonderCon @ Home. The virtual discussion will feature composers Christopher Tin, Ilan Eshkeri, Nami Melumad, Inon Zur (courtesy of Top Dollar PR) and Bobby Tahouri, whose award-winning music is behind some of the most popular video games today, including Civilization IV, VI, Ghost of Tsushima, Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, Fallout and Marvel’s Avengers. The panel will be moderated by BMI’s VP, Creative, Film, TV & Visual Media Natalie Baartz and White Bear PR’s Chandler Poling. The “Composer Stories: The Evolution of Music in Video Games” panelists will give viewers […]

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 BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced that Byron Wright will return to the company, joining the R&B/Hip-Hop department as Executive Director, Creative, Atlanta. Wright will be responsible for identifying, signing, and developing new talent while also maintaining relationships with existing affiliates, publishers, and administrators. He will be based out of BMI’s Atlanta office and report directly to the Vice President of Creative, Atlanta, Catherine Brewton, effective immediately. “I am delighted to welcome Byron back to BMI. He is a respected executive who brings extensive industry experience, strong relationships and a true passion for music and its creators to the position,” said Brewton, Vice President Creative, […]

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BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced that Jesus Gonzalez will join the company as Vice President, Creative, Latin. He will oversee BMI’s Latin Creative team helping to sign and develop new talent, assist BMI’s family of songwriters and publishers and serve as a liaison between the Latin music community and the industry at large. Based out of BMI’s Los Angeles office, Gonzalez will report to BMI Senior Vice President, Creative, Alex Flores. “Throughout his career, Jesus has forged strong relationships within the Latin music community as a songwriter and a music executive,” said Flores. “His background gives him a deep understanding for both the artistic […]

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January 15, 2021 An Open Letter from ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews and BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill in Response to the DOJ Closing Statement on the ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it would conduct a review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees to determine if they still served their intended purpose.  Today, the DOJ has formally closed its review and will take no action to modify or terminate the decrees but left open the possibility of changes in the future. While we were disappointed that no action […]

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ASCAP and BMI, the nation’s two leading performing rights organizations, today announced the launch of SONGVIEW, a comprehensive data platform that provides music users with an authoritative view of copyright ownership and administration shares in the vast majority of music licensed in the United States. SONGVIEW technology allows ASCAP and BMI to seamlessly display an agreed-upon view of detailed, aggregated and reconciled ownership data for performing rights for more than 20 million musical works in their combined repertoires, including a breakdown of shares by ASCAP and BMI. The information is accessible, free to the public, on both ASCAP’s and BMI’s websites. ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews commented: “This project […]

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BMI has released the latest installment of its Speaker Sessions, an online series that shares insights about the unique professions of songwriting, producing, performing and other fields within the music industry. In this session, BMI’s Executive Director, Jessa Gelt, speaks with hit-making songwriter/producer Jason Evigan, who discusses the importance of intuition and the power of love, friendship, music and emotion. This Speaker Session includes thought-provoking Evigan gems like, “We’re playing with magic every time we make music—what do we want to put out into the world?” Jason Evigan is a Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum songwriter/producer known for penning global hits like […]

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Broadcast Music Inc. in Los Angeles Seeks Executive Assistant. The position will provide executive administrative support to the SVP Creative. The successful applicant will interact with BMI team members at all levels, Board Members, outside C-Level officers, prominent affiliates and other high-level industry contacts on a regular basis; screen incoming correspondence and responds independently when appropriate; manage high volume of calls and screens calls made to the SVP, Creative’s office; arrange heavy travel and itineraries; complies travel-related meeting documents as requested; prepare expense reports and check request as needed; compose and drafts correspondence as requested; handle confidential information; schedule meetings, […]

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This year’s BMI film scoring scholarship was presented to Berklee College of Music student Xiyue “Diana” Lizhao by BMI’s Executive Vice President of Creative & Licensing, Mike Steinberg and world-renowned Academy and Grammy award-winning composer Ludwig Göransson. During the 22nd annual event, Göransson dove into a discussion on the art and business of Hollywood film scoring during his keynote and was joined by Steinberg who talked to students about post-graduation plans and career development. Göransson is a prominent figure in the world of film and TV scoring, he has worked on numerous highly acclaimed projects like the blockbuster Black Panther, Creed, Venom and Tenet, to name a few. As a […]

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BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) has announced its signature panel “How I Wrote That Song®” virtually during the 30th anniversary of Billboard’s Latin Music Week on October 23, 2020. This year’s panelists will include three-time Latin GRAMMY award-winning producer Tainy who has dominated Billboard’s Latin Producers chart with a milestone 50 week run at number one, joined by special guests Albert Hype and Jota Rosa. BMI’s Senior Vice President of Creative, Alex Flores will moderate the conversation as the producers discuss what goes into producing across multiple genres, the ingredients needed for the perfect writer/producer collaboration, the stories behind their biggest hits and more. BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song®” has served as a […]

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