Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), a company in music rights management, will present the President’s Award to P!nk for her outstanding achievement in songwriting and global impact on pop culture and the entertainment industry. The annual event will be held Tuesday, May 12, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.
The private event will also recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States from BMI’s repertoire of more than 8.5 million musical works. The BMI Pop Song, Songwriter and Publisher of the Year will be named during the ceremony.
“P!nk is an extraordinary songwriter whose mastery of craft and passionate artistry has transformed a generation of Pop and Rock music culture around the world, ” said Barbara Cane, BMI Vice President & General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles. “She has captivated music lovers with her unforgettable, emotional and edgy magnificence of song, voice and performance.”
The 63rd annual BMI Pop Awards will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President & General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles Barbara Cane.
The BMI President’s Award is presented on unique occasions when an individual songwriter has distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry. In receiving the BMI President’s Award, P!nk joins an elite list of past honorees that includes Adam Levine, Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson, Pitbull, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Juanes and Kike Santander.
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