Peter Gabriel To Be Honored As 'BMI Icon'
August 20, 2007 at 6:17 AM (PT)
PETER GABRIEL will be honored as a BMI Icon at the U.S. performing right organization’s annual LONDON Awards, set for OCTOBER 16th. The black-tie, invitation-only gala will recognize the U.K. and EUROPEAN songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-played BMI songs on AMERICAN radio and television.
The Icon designation is given to BMI songwriters who have had "a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." GABRIEL joins an elite list of past honorees that includes multi-genre nobility like RAY DAVIES, VAN MORRISON, THE BEE GEES, ISAAC HAYES, DOLLY PARTON, JAMES BROWN, PAUL SIMON, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, STEVE WINWOOD and more.