The new agreement will benefit the songwriters, composers and music publishers that both societies represent.
The acclaimed film composer was honoured at the 2018 BMI London Awards last night (Monday 1 October), along with Ed Sheeran, Natasha Bedingfield and James Arthur.
Former PRS for Music exec Karen Buse has been appointed as managing director of European society relations at US collection society BMI after 28 years at PRS.
CISAC has expressed concern over the US Department of Justice decision not to modify licensing ‘consent decrees’ which govern US collecting societies.
Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) executive Tina Hart is to join the Music Publishers Association (MPA) as its new membership and outreach manager.
Daft Punk’s Get Lucky was the winner of the BMI song of the year award at the BMI Awards in London.
Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande and Passenger are among the British songwriters nominated for the BMI Song of the Year Award.
Lyricist Sir Tim Rice is to receive a BMI Icon Award at the BMI London Awards this October.
Did you know there are three royalty collection societies in North America for songwriters? They are The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) and SESAC.
If you've performed a gig in the US and want to receive any royalties you are owed as soon as possible, it's a good idea to register your live performance details with PRS for Music as soon as possible after the event using the On-Line Live Reporting process on the PRS for Music website.