7th Annual BMI Urban Awards To Salute Rev. Run
August 24, 2007 at 6:16 AM (PT)
The 7th Annual BMI Urban Awards, an awards show presented by U.S. performing right organization BMI honoring the songwriters and publishers of the most performed Urban songs on U.S. radio and television for the past 12 months, is set for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th in LAS VEGAS. The awards will be hosted by BMI Pres./CEO DEL R. BRYANT and VP/Writer/Publisher Relations CATHERINE BREWTON.
The Icon designation is given to BMI songwriters and artists who have had "a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." Rev. RUN will be saluted with an all-star musical tribute during the ceremony, and he joins an elite group that includes JAMES BROWN, ISAAC HAYES, AL GREEN, CHARLIE WILSON AND THE GAP BAND, LITTLE RICHARD, CHUCK BERRY and last year’s honorees, ANTONIO "L.A." REID and KENNY "BABYFACE" EDMONDS.