Pandora said that it will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that found that the company should pay a higher royalty rate to BMI for music licenses. The ruling from Judge Lewis Stanton is just the…
Alexandre Desplat has experienced quite a year. In February, he won his first Oscar for scoring “The Grand Budapest Hotel” after six previous nominations, and despite competing against himself for…
Music rights organization BMI held its 63rd annual Pop Awards Tuesday night, feting Pink with the BMI President's Award, the evening's top honor. Ahead of the ceremony, Pink took to the red carpet to…
Broadcast Music, Inc. will honor legendary musician Stevie Nicks as the BMI Pop Icon at its 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards. The ceremony will recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year's…
In another twist in the battle over the rates that streaming music services pay publishers and artists, Broadcast Music Inc. filed suit against Pandora, claiming that the popular music service has…
After nearly 10 years steering performing-rights group BMI as president and CEO, Del Bryant will ankle the position come June of 2014, the org announced May 1. A four-decade veteran of BMI, Bryant…
The line between music and film festivals, which began blurring a decade or so back, is now all but obliterated, as borne out by the significant presence both major performing rights societies have…
Frances Preston, former president-CEO of publishing rights org BMI, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure in Nashville. She was 83.
Composer Rolfe Kent will receive BMI's Richard Kirk Award at the performing rights org's annual Film and Television Awards, the org announced on Wednesday.
After 20 years in the music industry, rapper Snoop Dogg will be honored as a BMI Icon at the 2011 BMI Urban Awards.
Performing rights org BMI temporarily took down its Web site Wednesday after a denial-of-service attack, allegedly by the notorious hacker group Anonymous.