Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, will host its annual pre-GRAMMY panel How I Wrote That Song® (HIWTS) on Saturday, January 27th at the Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street). Moderated by BMI VP of Creative, Catherine Brewton, the event held in partnership with the Apollo Theater will highlight the art of songwriting and the creative process that goes into making a hit song. Attendees will hear the inspiration behind some of their favorite songs by industry heavyweights such as GRAMMY award-winning super producer RedOne and R&B royalty Faith Evans. Additional participants will be announced soon.
For over ten years BMI’s How I Wrote That Song® has provided aspiring songwriters with the unique opportunity to learn about the art of songwriting, producing and performing straight from the industry’s hottest GRAMMY-nominated and award-winning artists. Previous participants have included Nas, Fat Joe, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, will.i.am, Zac Brown, Cee Lo Green, B.o.B, Kara DioGuardi, Seal, Luke Laird, Claude Kelly, John Legend, Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Wilson, Common, Colbie Caillat, Dallas Davidson, Lauren Christy, Alex Da Kid, Linda Perry, Salaam Remi, Rev Run, RZA, The Madden Brothers and more.
The event will run from 1-3PM with doors at 12PM. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door (plus fees). A special college student rate is available at the Apollo Theater box office only with valid college ID, 18+ (plus fees)