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Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) hosted its 2018 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Atlanta Symphony Hall inside the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown. Scores of celebrities and notable public figures from across the nation came out to honor music legend Janet Jackson, who was being honored with the BMI Icon award and celebrated…

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With a voice that’s “Galaxies” ahead of many, India Shawn is connecting with her fans on a divine level. First officially introduced to the music scene in 2012 with her debut project Origin, The Los Angeles native instantly experienced success with her feel-good music. Now, Shawn is preparing to drop new music soon and reconnect…

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Not only are they the top entertainment and tech executives, but they are also powerhouse speakers. We’re talking about the lineup of female speakers at the first ever RIDE conference. RIDE, an acronym for Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment, is a two-day conference in Atlanta, which takes place on Sept. 22 and 23, 2017, at the…

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Songwriters and producers are the architechs of music. BMI recently honored the top artists, songwriters, and producers of the past year at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. Held at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, the event was hosted by BMI president/CEO Mike O’Neill, BMI vice president, Catherine Brewton, and the lifestyle specialist, Kenny Burns. The night kicked off…

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BMI hosted a very special edition of their Know Them Now showcase April 6 in Atlanta. The city came together for a night dedicated to highlighting emerging talent in the music industry and honoring the legendary CeeLo Green. Green’s Dungeon Family brothers Big Gipp and KP The Great kept the pulse for the night as…

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BMI celebrated the best and brightest in gospel music last night during its 18th annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Honors at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta. The night paid tribute to iconic gospel singer-songwriter Marvin Sapp and was hosted for the second consecutive year by previous Trailblazer recipient and renowned gospel singer-songwriter…

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Zaytoven and Drumma Boy have both established themselves as top hip-hop producers over the past decade. The two recently faced-off in a display of friendly completion at the 2016 BMI Urban Showcase. Held at Terminal West in Atlanta, the event featured opening performances by Bre-Z of “Empire,” Jacques, and Elhae. Pastor Troy also performed his…

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The 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards honored the top songwriters, producers, and artists of the past year. Held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, honorees included Nile Rodgers, Snoop Dogg, and DJ Mustard, to name a few. Here are the top five moments from the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards V. Bozeman stuns on the…

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  Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, held its annual pre-GRAMMY event, “How I Wrote That Song,” on February 7 at 1OAK in West Hollywood. The list of illustrious panelists included GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop magnate Rick Ross, GRAMMY-nominated scribe Ester Dean, GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter AND producer David Hodges, multiplatinum, GRAMMY-nominated producer…

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