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Alex Da Kid on success, advice and his relationship with BMI at the 2014 HIWTS pre-GRAMMY event

Published on Feb 7, 2014
Broadcast Music, Inc. presented its annual pre-GRAMMY event, "How I Wrote That Song," on January 25, 2014, at The House of Blues West Hollywood. The panel featured a diverse mixture of hitmakers including GRAMMY-nominated writer Linda Perry, ACM and CMA award-winning wordsmith Dallas Davidson, GRAMMY-nominated MC Wiz Khalifa, GRAMMY-nominated producer Alex Da Kid and GRAMMY-nominated luminary Charlie Wilson.

The panel, moderated by Catherine Brewton, BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Atlanta, focused on the process of writing, producing and performing hit songs, with each panelist sharing anecdotal stories on how their greatest hits came to be.


About BMI
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 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 600,000 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.

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