BMI® (Broadcast Music, Inc.®) announced that Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet will be named a BMI Icon at the 2023 BMI London Awards held 2nd October at The Savoy Hotel. The renowned singer/songwriter and accomplished actor will be honored for his illustrious career and enduring musical contributions, which have inspired legions of fans and music creators around the world. In addition, globally acclaimed producer Richard “P2J” Isong will receive the BMI Impact Award, a recognition given for ground-breaking artistry, creative vision and impact on the future of music. This marks the first time a producer has received this honor. The private event will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill.
The ceremony also pays tribute to the UK and European songwriters and publishers of the previous year’s most-performed songs on US streaming, radio and television from BMI’s repertoire of over 20.6 million musical works. The Million-Air Awards, Song of the Year, and awards for Pop, Film, Television and Cable Television Music will also be presented throughout the evening.
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