Gamble & Huff To Be Honored As 'BMI Icons'
February 24, 2009 at 7:50 AM (PT)
BMI will name preeminent production and songwriting team GAMBLE & HUFF BMI Icons at its 57th annual Pop Awards, slated for TUESDAY, MAY 19th at the BEVERLY WILSHIRE HOTEL in LOS ANGELES.
Hosted by BMI Pres./CEO DEL BRYANT and BMI VP/GM, Writer/Publisher Relations/LOS ANGELES, BARBARA CANE, the invitation-only event will also honor the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the UNITED STATES. The evening’s commendations will culminate with an all-star musical tribute to GAMBLE & HUFF.
BMI Icons are selected because of their "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." As BMI Icons, GAMBLE & HUFF will join elite ranks that include THE JACKSONS, BEE GEES, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, PAUL SIMON, MERLE HAGGARD, BRIAN WILSON, WILLIE NELSON, JAMES BROWN, RAY DAVIES, CARLOS SANTANA, DOLLY PARTON and HALL & OATES.