The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards named Lil Baby the recipient of the Songwriter Of The Year honor for the second consecutive year.
Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window) Dominique Lil Baby Jones broke out as a rap star back in 2017 with songs such as My Dawg and Freestyle. The Quality Control Music representative went on to record hit songs with other rappers like Drake, Gunna, DaBaby, and Megan Thee Stallion. Over the last five years, Lil Baby also racked up numerous music industry awards, including a Grammy for Best Melodic Rap Performance. This week saw the Atlanta resident add another ASCAP Songwriter Of The Year trophy to his mantel. ASCAPs Rhythm & Soul Music Awards named Lil Baby the recipient of the Songwriter Of The Year honor for the second consecutive year Tracks such as Every Chance I Get, Girls Want Girls, On Me, Rags2Riches 2 and Wants and Needs helped the 27-year-old southerner earn the special recognition. won the ASCAP Award for Top R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap Song Of The Year. The credited songwriters are Orville Buggs Can Can Hall, Dion Devious Norman, Phillip Triggerman Price, Tr Samuels, and Dave Welcome. The Gospel Song Of The Year trophy went to Johnt Austin and Jeremy TryBishop Hicks for Koryn Hawthornes Speak to Me single. Sony Music Publishing won the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Publisher Of The Year award. Besides Lil Baby, other 2022 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award winners include Big Sean, Lil Durk, Pooh Shiesty, 2 Chainz, Mike WiLL Made-IT, DaBaby, Polo G, 21 Savage, Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Jeremih, Ne-Yo, OG Parker, Noah 40 Shebib, Ginuwine, Brittany Starrah Hazzard, Missy Elliott, and Timbaland. Lil Babys album discography contains the chart-topping