Leiber & Stoller Return to BMI

Film Music Magazine • February 9, 2009

Legendary American songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller have returned to BMI and were welcomed back at a BMI reception during Grammy week at BMI’s Los Angeles offices. They were previously represented by ASCAP.

(photo: l to r: Mike Stoller, BMI President & CEO Del Bryant, and Jerry Leiber. Photo by Lester Cohen)

Leiber & Stoller are one of music’s most influential songwriting duos, having written “Hound Dog,” “Kansas City,” “Yakety Yak,” “Stand By Me,” “Loving You,” “Jailhouse Rock” and many others. They are inductees in the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Tony nominees, Grammy winners and have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

BMI represents more than 375,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music and more than 6.5 million works. BMI says its latest financial results of $901 million for its 2008 fiscal year are the highest performing right collections for any copyright organization in the world.

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By Steven Cravis on February 10th, 2009 at 10:16 am

Welcome back, Jerry and Mike!
– Steven Cravis Music (BMI)

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