BMI Writers Clinch Major GRAMMYs

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Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters and composers enjoyed several spectacular moments at the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26, 2014.

Multiple wins were given to Best New Artist sensations Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who performed the show-stopping “Same Love,” which was one of the evening’s most memorable highlights.

Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers and Kacey Musgraves also enjoyed multiple trophies, including the coveted Album and Record of the Year for Daft Punk and Nile Rodgers and Best Country Album and Song for Musgraves.

In addition, BMI’s Jazz constituents swept all of the awards in the Jazz categories.An important new recognition in support of promoting music in schools was added this year, with a GRAMMY awarded to Music Educator of the Year.

Teacher Kent Knappenberger of Westfield Academy and Central School in Westfield, New York, earned the coveted trophy. Read about Mr. Knappenberger’s tie with BMI here.

Congratulations to all of the BMI GRAMMY winners:

Daft Punk ALBUM OF THE YEAR – Random Access Memories
RECORD OF THE YEAR – Get Lucky
BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA
ALBUM BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
BEST NEW ARTIST
BEST RAP ALBUMBEST RAP SONG
BEST RAP PERFORMANCE Nile Rodgers
ALBUM OF THE YEAR – Random Access Memories
RECORD OF THE YEAR – Get Lucky
BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE Kacey Musgraves
BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
BEST COUNTRY SONG Foxes (PRS)
BEST DANCE RECORDING Imagine Dragons
BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear
BEST ROCK SONG Gary Clark Jr.
BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE Jerome Harmon
BEST R&B SONG Rihanna
BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM Wanz
BEST RAP PERFORMANCE The Civil Wars
BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE Laura Sullivan
BEST NEW AGE ALBUM Wayne Shorter
BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO Gregory Porter
BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM Terri Lyne Carrington
BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM Randy Brecker
BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM Paquito D’Rivera And Trio Corrente
BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM Christopher Stevens
BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG La Santa Cecilia
BEST LATIN ROCK, URBAN OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM Del McCoury Band
BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM Charlie Musselwhite
BEST BLUES ALBUM Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM Kathy Griffin
BEST COMEDY ALBUM Billy Porter
BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM Cyndi Lauper
BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM Butch Vig
BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK Thomas Newman
BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK Adele Adkins (PRS)
BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA Andrew Loog Oldham (PRS)
BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM Clare Fischer
BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITIONAL Schmitt
BEST SURROUND SOUND ALBUM David Fincher
BEST MUSIC VIDEO



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