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  1. BMI Reports Record Annual Collections, Distributions

    September 23, 2013 8:00 AM EDT BMI reported its highest collections in the year, taking in $944 for the year ended June 30, 2013. That represented a 5% increase over the nearly $899 million collected in the prior year. Moreover, the company paid out royalty distributions of ...

  2. BMI Releases Results, Revenue Down 3.5% Due to Radio Rate Settlement

    September 20, 2012 6:02 PM EDT In the year ended June 30, 2012, Broadcast Music, Inc. reported $898.8 million in revenue, a nearly 3.5% decline from the $931 million collected in the prior year. The organization attributed the decline to " settling a rate litigation" ...

  3. BMI, Radio Industry Announce Settlement

    June 11, 2012 4:41 PM EDT In a settlement announced today between U.S. radio stations and BMI, the performance right organization will receive performance royalty compensation of 1.7% of radio revenue less certain standard deductions going forward through 2016. The settlem ...

  4. Pub Briefs: BMG Chrysalis Signs Bruno Mars; Carole King To Receive BMI Icon Award

    March 23, 2012 7:00 AM EDT BMG Chrysalis Signs Bruno Mars - BMG Chrysalis US has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with Bruno Mars, whose debut album, "Doo-Wops & Hooligans," has scanned 1.7 million units so far in the U.S., according to Nielsen So ...

  5. Shazam Reacquires Audio Recognition Technology from BMI, Renews Partnership

    November 29, 2011 9:00 AM EST Shazam announced today that it has reacquired ownership of its Audio Recognition technology from business partner BMI in a new agreement that will allow the music discovery app company to expand its services. The new agreement reinstates Shazam� ...

  6. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Barbara Cane

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 37 Barbara Cane VP/GM of writer/publisher relations, BMI Website: BMI.com Twitter: @bmi Barbara Cane oversees the creative activities of BMI's writer/publisher staff in Los Angeles, dealing with pop, alternative, rock, indie and adult con ...

  7. BMI's 2011 Revenues at All-Time High

    September 20, 2011 7:30 AM EDT Broadcast Music, Inc said its revenues collections exceeded $931 million for the year ended June 30, a 1.5% increase from the $917 million it reported last year. The organization said the total revenue reported for the most recent year represents ...

  8. Stuart Rosen Promoted to BMI Senior VP and General Counsel

    September 06, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) President and CEO Del Bryant today announced the promotion of Stuart Rosen to Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Rosen will report directly to Bryant and will oversee global operations of the BMI legal departmen ...

  9. Publishing Briefs: Eric Benet Signs Management Deal With Primary Wave

    May 05, 2011 9:49 PM EDT Eric Benet Inks Management Deal With Primary Wave -- Grammy Nominated R&B singer Eric Benet has signed a management deal with New York City-based Primary Wave Talent Management ( PrimaryWaveMusic.com ). This new management deal reunites Benet ...

  10. Sohanny, Francisca Valenzuela Rock BMI Showcase at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    April 28, 2011 1:10 PM EDT The BMI Showcase in Miami's Warehouse District featued a diverse slate of up-and-comers (Photo: Arnold Turner/A. Turner Archives) Wednesday night's BMI showcase at the Billboard Latin Music Conference faced challenges from the start. Fir ...

  11. 'Anonymous' Hacker Group Attacks BMI Website

    March 09, 2011 3:09 PM EST In a defensive move against the Anonymous hacker group, BMI has temporarily taken down its website, the organization said in a statement today. The statement said that the denial-of-service attack has slowed down external access to BMI.com, but, i ...

  12. BACKBEAT: The Year's Best Songwriting Celebrated At BMI London Awards

    October 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On Oct. 6, BMI celebrated Europe’s songwriters, composers and music publishers during its annual BMI London Awards , which honored the most-performed songs of the year on U.S. radio and TV. PHOTOS: MARK ALLEN Del Bryant , BMI president/CEO and son ...

  13. BMI To Honor Don Black

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British songwriter Don Black will be honored as a BMI Icon next month. The lyricist's long career will be recognized at the U.S. performing right organization's annual London Awards on Oct. 5 at London's Dorchester Hotel. Black wrot ...

  14. BMI To Honor Will.I.Am

    August 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) will present their President’s Award to will.i.am during the organization’s annual Urban Awards ceremony on September 10. The event takes place at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. The invitation-only event salutes the ...

  15. Portman, Blanchard To Be Honored At BMI Film & TV Awards

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rachel Portman will receive BMI's Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement and Terence Blanchard will receive the Classic Contribution Award at the performing right organization's annual Film & Television Awards on May 1 ...

  16. U.S. TV Stations Sue BMI Over Music Licensing Fees

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST The owners of about 1,200 local television stations have sued BMI, seeking for lower broadcast fees to reflect declining television viewership and advertising revenue. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday, demanded a & ...

  17. BMI To Honor Donovan

    August 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. singer songwriter Donovan will be named a BMI Icon at the annual BMI London Awards in October. The awards, to be held Oct. 6 at London's Dorchester Hotel, will recognize the U.K. and European songwriters and publishers of the pas ...

  18. BMI CEO Del Bryant Named Chairperson OF FastTrack Board

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT BMI president and CEO Del Bryant has been named chairperson of the FastTrack board of directors, succeeding outgoing chair Prof. Dr. Jürgen Becker of the German Collecting Society GEMA. In addition, SABAM's Christophe Depreter, who will offic ...

  19. Kenny Gamble And Leon Huff To Receive BMI Icon Award

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff songwriting team will receive the Icon Award at the 57th annual BMI Pop Awards, to be held May 19 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The duo composed and produced for the O'Jays, Lou Rawls, Jerry Butl ...

  20. BMI Unveils Mobile Music Predictions

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Performing rights group BMI has released 2009 sales predictions for the mobile music market. The organization predicts ringback tones will amass more than $235 million in U.S. sales by the end of the year, representing 15% growth over the $205 mil ...

  21. BMI To Honor Gloria Estefan

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Gloria Estefan will be honored as this year's BMI Icon during BMI's annual Latin Awards. The event takes place March 12 at the The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. The invitation only gala will recognize the songwriters and publishers ...

  22. BMI, Peermusic Announce Sixth Annual Scholarship

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST BMI and peermusic announced the independent publisher's sixth annual Latin songwriting scholarship. Peermusic will award $5,000 to the composer of the best original Latin song or composition submitted to BMI by Feb. 20. The competition is ope ...

  23. 6 Questions With BMI President/CEO Del Bryant

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BMI keeps going and growing. For the fiscal year ended June 30, the performance rights organization posted revenue of $901 million, a 7.4% increase from what it collected in the prior year. It will also disperse $786 million to songwriters, compos ...

  24. BMI Posts $901 Million Annual Revenue

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BMI kept alive its 24-year record-breaking revenue and payouts streak by posting $901 million in revenues for the fiscal year ended June 30, a 7.4% increase from what it collected in the prior year. What's more, BMI will disperse $786 million ...

  25. Bryan Ferry Named BMI Icon

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bryan Ferry will be presented with the BMI Icon honor at the U.S. performing rights society's annual London awards ceremony on Oct. 7. The Roxy Music singer and solo artist will receive the award at the ceremony, held at the Dorchester hotel. ...

  26. Kobalt Recruits BMI's Robinson

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BMI veteran Nick Robinson has joined Kobalt Music Group as senior VP business development. Robinson takes up his new position at the independent music publisher's London headquarters after a six-year stint with BMI, the U.S. performing right ...

  27. BMI To Honor Hall & Oates

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Daryl Hall and John Oates will be honored as BMI Icons at the performing right organization's 56th annual Pop Awards on May 20. The ceremony at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., will feature a musical tribute to the ...

  28. 'BMI Sessions' Spotlights Rising Talent

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The second of 2008's monthly "BMI Sessions" showcase nights for emerging bands, sponsored by the U.S. performing rights organisation, takes place tomorrow (Feb. 13) at London's 229 venue. The bill features five-man rock outfit ...

  29. BMI Returns London Showcase Events

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.S. performing rights body BMI has relaunched its monthly U.K. showcase nights for new and emerging artists, under the name the BMI Sessions. The well-attended opening gig in the series took place Jan. 17 in a new home for the event, the 229 venu ...

  30. Robinson Rises At BMI

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has promoted Nick Robinson from executive to senior executive, writer/publisher relations, Europe. Robinson, who had served in his most recent role for five years, continues to work from BMI's London office, reporti ...

  31. Bakshi Rises At BMI

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has elevated Brandon Bakshi to executive director, writer/publisher relations, Europe and Asia. Bakshi, who directs the activities of BMI's London office, continues to take duties for liaising with the performing ri ...

  32. BMI Reports Record Revenues

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT BMI has posted revenues of more than $839 million for its fiscal year that ended June 30, up 7% from the prior year. The performing right organization will be distributing more than $732 million in royalties to the songwriters, composers and publi ...

  33. BMI To Fete Peter Gabriel

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel is to be honored as a BMI Icon at the performing rights organization's London awards gala on Oct. 16. BMI's annual London awards, held at the Dorchester Hotel, recognizes the U.K. and European songwriters and publishers of ...

  34. BMI Names Pantle Assistant VP

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hanna Pantle has been named assistant VP of corporate and media relations for BMI. Pantle is based in Los Angeles and reports to Robbin Ahrold, VP of corporate relations for BMI. Pantle's new position allows her to expand on the duties that s ...

  35. BMI Promotes Oshanani

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT BMI has promoted Edward Oshanani from assistant VP to VP, international operations and technology. Oshanani and his department, the International perations and Technology Group (IOTG), will report to Ron Solleveld, BMI senior VP international in t ...

  36. BMI Predicts Fall In Ringtone Revenues

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT BMI released its annual projections on the state of the ringtone business, with little good news. The company predicts that U.S. ringtone sales will for the first time fall this year to $550 million, $50 million less that the total revenues receiv ...

  37. SpiralFrog, BMI Sign Licensing Deal

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST BMI has completed a licensing agreement with SpiralFrog, an advertising-based download service expected to launch in the U.S. in early 2007. The deal will give SpiralFrog the right to publicly perform more than 6.5 million songs represented by BMI ...

  38. 'Heart' Beats The Opposition At BMI Awards

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Listen to Your Heart," the power-ballad written by Per Gessle and Mats Persson, scooped a raft of prestigious honors tonight (Oct. 3) at the 2006 BMI London Awards, presented at the Dorchester Hotel. "Listen to Your Heart," th ...

  39. 'Heart' Beats The Opposition At BMI Awards

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 3 in London. "Listen to Your Heart," the power-ballad written by Per Gessle and Mats Persson, scooped a raft of prestigious honors tonight (Oct. 3) at the 2006 BMI London Awards, presented at the Dorchester Hotel. The trac ...

  40. BMI Revenues Up

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMI revenues increased 7% over the previous year to reach more than $779 million for its fiscal year 2005-2006, the performing right organization reported today (Aug. 28). The revenues resulted in an BMI revenues increased 7% over the previous yea ...

  41. BMI Senior Exec To Exit

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Corbin unexpectedly announced resignation. BMI VP of writer relations Paul Corbin has unexpectedly announced his resignation from the company, effective April 28. Corbin, who is based in Nashville, joined BMI in his current role in 2000. Prior to ...

  42. BMI: Ringtone Sales To Surpass $600 Million

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Projections based on past seven quarters data. BMI is projecting U.S. ringtone retail sales this year will surpass $600 million, up $100 million from last year. BMI tracks census sales data on more than 325 outlets for the sale of mobile entertain ...

  43. BMI: Ringtone Sales To Surpass $600 Million

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMI is projecting U.S. ringtone retail sales this year will surpass $600 million, up $100 million from last year. BMI tracks census sales data on more than 325 outlets for the sale of mobile entertain BMI is projecting U.S. ringtone retail sales t ...

  44. Almodovar Upped At BMI Miami

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Diane J. Almodovar has been promoted to VP, writer/publisher relations for BMI Miami. Diane J. Almodovar has been promoted to VP, writer/publisher relations for BMI Miami. Almodovar, who was previously assistant VP, will continue to be responsible ...

  45. BMI Latin Awards Come To NYC

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gala held at Metropolitan Pavilion April 7. For the first time in its 13 year history, BMI will take its Latin awards to New York City. BMI will honor the songwriters, composers and music publishers of the most-played Latin songs on U.S. radio and ...

  46. Steve Winwood To Receive BMI Icon Honor

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Past winners include Van Morrison, Paul Simon. Steve Winwood will be honored as a BMI Icon at the company's annual London Awards held November 29. The ceremony and dinner will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Dorchester Hotel. Winwood& ...

  47. BMI Buys BlueArrow Music Recognition Service

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from mobile phones for accurately tracking music performance data. BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from m ...

  48. BMI Buys BlueArrow Music Recognition Service

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from mobile phones for accurately tracking music performance data. BMI has acquired a digital music recognition service previously used to identify songs from m ...

  49. BMI Media Director Set To Leave After 17 Years

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Caroline Davis exits June 27. After 17 years with BMI, Caroline Davis is set to exit her position as director of media relations for the Nashville office, Billboard.biz has learned. Effective June 27, she will join the Nashville Convention and Vis ...

  50. BMI To Introduce Podcasts

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI has become the latest music industry resource to embrace podcasting. The rights licensing agency is launching a series of podcasts called "See It Hear First," which will feature new music by repre BMI has become the latest music indu ...

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