BMI’S 15TH ANNUAL UNSIGNED URBAN SHOWCASE

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G.O.O.D. Music ingénue Teyana Taylor to host event at Terminal West on April 11 in Atlanta

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WHO:

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management,  and sponsors V-103 – The People’s Station, Monster® Products and on-demand driving service Uber.  BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 7.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 550,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers.

WHAT:
15TH Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase featuring some of the recording industry’s eminent stars and most promising unsigned talent, to perform in front of Atlanta’s influential, superstar-spotting music community.

WHEN:
Thursday, April 11, 2013. The event begins at 9 p.m.; doors open at 8 p.m. The festivities are open to the public; attendees must be 18-years-old with valid identification. Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase here: http://bit.ly/16msas7

WHERE:
Terminal West (887 West Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA)

EXPECTED:
An eclectic line-up of burgeoning and marquee talent:

Host: Teyana Taylor

Marquee: Curren$y

Finalists: Jade NovahSpree WilsonSkipper Jones and Dezzy Yates the Phreshbot

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Judges: Songwriter/producer Stevie J;  social media savant Karen Civil; Atlantic Records Senior Vice President, A&R Dallas Martin; Gordon & Rees LLP attorney & Partner Donald Woodard; DTP Records Senior A&R Paris Kirk; producer Sonny Digital; and Motown Records Vice President, A&R Ezekiel Lewis.

BMI will also present the Legends of ATL Award to a community leader, recognizing his or her contributions to the Atlanta music scene. Past recipients of the prestigious honor include Devyne Stephens, Big Boi, Big Oomp, Organized Noize, Dallas Austin, Lil’ Jon, and Mr. Collipark.

Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music.   BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 7.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 550,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers.  The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) Facebook page.

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