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Miami, FL- September 8, 2022)  BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) paid tribute to the best in R&B and Hip-Hop last night at its 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at LIV Nightclub Miami Beach. Busta Rhymes was honored as the BMI Icon for the indelible and unique influence that he has had on the music industry and on generations of music creators. In addition, BMI’s R&B/Hip-Hop Producer […]

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor the multiple award-winning songwriter/rapper/producer and actor Busta Rhymes with the BMI Icon Award at its 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on September 7. The private event, held at the LIV Nightclub Miami Beach, will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President, Creative (Atlanta) Catherine Brewton. “As one of the pioneers of hip-hop, we are excited to […]

July 29, 2022 – Nashville, TN – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI)® presented its 2022 BMI Christian Awards this evening, honoring the prolific musical career of BMI Icon Award recipient Steven Curtis Chapman and the Christian Songwriters, Song, and Publisher of the Year. The annual event, held in BMI’s Music Row office, also celebrated the songwriters and publishers of […]

NEW YORK, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is proud to celebrate the 2021 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards, honoring some of today’s legendary and rising Gospel music luminaries. The Gospel Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year and the 20 most-performed songs of the previous year were announced today on BMI.com and across the […]

NEW YORK – (December 21, 2020) – 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 […]

New York, NY (November 19, 2020) – Today, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced that renowned Gospel music luminary and longtime BMI-affiliated songwriter BeBe Winans has agreed to serve as a consultant and personal advisor to BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill. Winans will lend his guidance and perspective to help the Company navigate these changing times and continue BMI’s efforts […]

New York, NY (November 19, 2020) – Today, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced that renowned Gospel music luminary and longtime BMI-affiliated songwriter BeBe Winans has agreed to serve as a consultant and personal advisor to BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill. Winans will lend his guidance and perspective to help the Company navigate these changing times and continue BMI’s efforts […]

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, recognizing the genre’s top songwriters, producers and publishers of the previous year. BMI’s Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Producer of the Year, Publisher of the Year and 2020’s Social Star were announced across BMI’s digital and social channels to commemorate the remarkable […]

(New York, NY) June 29, 2020 – BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) paid tribute to the best and brightest in Gospel music with its Trailblazers of Gospel Music celebration. The honorees were announced today on BMI.com and across the organization’s digital platforms, celebrating the inspirational and transformative music of BMI’s accomplished Gospel songwriters. To honor these achievements, BMI created […]

ATLANTA, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), the global leader in rights management, is proud to announce that multiplatinum superstar Janet Jackson will be named a BMI Icon at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.  The event will be held Thursday, August 30th at The Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta and will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Creative (Atlanta), Catherine Brewton. “As […]

BMI will host its annual pre-GRAMMY panel How I Wrote That Song® (HIWTS) on Saturday, January 27 at the Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street). Moderated by BMI VP of Creative, Catherine Brewton, the event, held in partnership with the Apollo Theater, will highlight the art of songwriting and the creative process that goes into making a […]

This year, BMI honored Marvin Sapp for his contributions to gospel music with a Trailblazer of Gospel Music Honor during the award ceremony held at Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta yesterday (January 14). READ: Kim Burrell Uninvited From The Trailblazers Of Gospel Music Awards Other awards presented that night included BMI’s Most Performed Gospel Song of […]