Urban musics top creators, including Snoop Dogg and Drake shared the stage on August 26 at the BMI Urban Awards at the Pantages in Hollywood.
Leave a comment Snoop Dogg, Drake, B.o.B, Lex Luger, Universal Music Publishing Honored at BMI Urban Awards Urban musics top creators shared the stage August 26 at BMIs Urban Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. The annual event celebrates the songwriters, producers and music publishers of the past years most-performed r&b, rap and hip-hop songs in the BMI repertoire. The 2011 ceremony featured high-wattage star power and broke BMI records. The incomparable Snoop Dogg was honored as a BMI Icon. With seven songs among the most-performed, Drake accepted his first BMI Urban Songwriter of the Year crown. At 22, B.o.B. became the youngest songwriter ever to win BMI Urban Song of the Year thanks to his Nothin on You, featuring Bruno Mars. Only 20 years old, Lexus Lex Luger Lewis carved out his own place in BMI history, becoming the youngest ever to be named BMI Urban Producer of the Year. In addition to Luger, BMI honored Top Producers Polow Da Don, Daniel Kane Beatz Johnson, R. Kelly and Kanye West. Universal Music Publishing Group scored 13 songs among the years most-performed and claimed the BMI Urban Publisher of the Year crystal. For a full list of winners, visit www.bmi.com/urban Peep The Photos Of the Star Studded Event By Clicking The Page #s Below