Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is one of the main performance rights organization in the United States.
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) collects licensing fees on behalf of songwriters, composers and music publishers to distribute them as royalties to its members whose work have been broadcasted. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) was created in 1939, to represent emerging genres and protect these artists’ public performances. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) was made to be the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly. As a global leader in music rights management, BMI serves as an advocate for the value of music, representing over 17 million musical works created and owned by more than 1.1 million songwriters, composers and music publishers.
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