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BMI presents the 2017 BMI R&B/HIP-HOP Awards honoring Patti LaBelle as a BMI Icon

WHO:

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, announced that legendary songstress Patti LaBelle will be named BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. LaBelle will receive this honor in recognition of her extraordinary career achievements and countless contributions to the musical landscape over the past five decades. Special guest T-Pain will DJ the pre-show, warming up the crowd for a set by the award show opener and everyone’s favorite ATLien, Big Boi from Outkast. The evening will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President of Writer/Publisher Relations Catherine Brewton.

Others scheduled to attend include: Future, Tyrese, Mannie Fresh, Ledisi, Bebe Winans, Avery Sunshine, Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Ludacris, Big Boi, T-Pain, Jacquees, Zaytoven, Ben Billions, Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin, Dallas Austin, KeKe Palmer, Tasha Cobbs, Kierra Sheard, Kash Doll, Ayo & Teo, Cool & Dre, Kent Jones and more.

WHAT: 

The 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards will salute the songwriters, producers, publishers and administrators of the past year’s most-performed R&B/Hip-Hop songs in the United States from BMI’s repertoire of more than 12 million musical works. Other top honors to be given out during the ceremony include BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Songwriter, Producer and Publisher of the Year. In addition, the winner of the BMI Social Star Award, which is given to the BMI songwriter with the most engaged social media audience, will be announced. This year’s nominees include Detroit-bred hip-hop artist Kash Doll, Harlem rapper Dave East, and the hip-hop brother duo Ayo & Teo.

WHERE:           

Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Thursday, August 31st

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