Pharell Williams, Mike Posner, John Debney To Be Honored At 12th Annual Songs Of Hope Event, Sept. 16th
August 24, 2016 at 12:32 PM (PT)
CLIVE DAVIS, PHARRELL WILLIAMS, MIKE POSNER and OSCAR-nominated composer/conductor JOHN DEBNEY will be among the music and entertainment industry elite celebrating the song and songwriter at the annual SONGS OF HOPE XII event, SEPTEMBER 15th in LOS ANGELES, once again at the exclusive local residence of STEFANIE and RON FAIR.
The 2016 CLIVE DAVIS LEGEND IN SONGWRITING AWARD will be presented by the legendary record executive to PHARRELL WILLIAMS.
The 2016 ELECTRONIC ARTS COMPOSER AWARD will be presented by EA's STEVE SCHNUR to "The Jungle Book" composer JOHN DEBNEY.
The 2016 PANDORA TRENDSETTER AWARD will be presented to hit songwriter MIKE POSNER ("I Took a Pill In Ibiza").
Performances and other appearances are soon to be announced.
SONGS OF HOPE brings together a who’s-who of music and entertainment industry VIPs committed to fighting cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The star-studded event, silent auction and CharityBuzz.com auction raises money to support lifesaving research at CITY OF HOPE, an independent biomedical research institution and cancer treatment center.
The event is again co-chaired by SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP Chairman DAVID RENZER, DOUG DAVIS, UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP Pres. N.A. EVAN LAMBERG and ELECTRONIC ARTS Pres./Music STEVE SCHNUR.
“It’s an honor to serve as co-chair and founder of Songs of Hope as we prepare for our twelfth annual event. This year’s event is shaping up to be another great evening, which will bring the total raised to well over $3 million -- all going to the life-saving work of CITY OF HOPE. I extend my heartfelt thanks to the entire music community, especially to my co-chairs for their hard work and support,” said RENZER.
Said DOUG DAVIS: "I take great pride in my annual participation as Co-Chair of the SONGS OF HOPE, and tremendous work we do raising funds to continue its compassionate patient care and groundbreaking research. A standout among the many music industry events, SONGS OF HOPE has become a major highlight as a leading celebration of songwriters, and this year’s event is poised to be the best ever."
Said LAMBERG: "It's always a pleasure to Co-Chair, along with DAVID, DOUG and STEVE, such a wonderful event that raises funds for such a worthy cause as the CITY OF HOPE. It's all about changing the quality of life, for the better, for people and their families."
Added SCHNUR: "This year’s honorees represent a quality of compassion that raises the bar for everyone in the industry. They personify what CITY OF HOPE is all about. DOUG, EVAN, DAVID and I look forward to our most celebratory SONGS OF HOPE event yet.”