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BMI Icon Recipients

Posted in News on January 1, 2000

The honor of BMI Icon is awarded to songwriters to honor their “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.”

Pop

Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Stevie Nicks
Carole King
David Foster
John Fogerty
Gamble and Huff
Hall & Oates
The Bee Gees
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Paul Simon
Brian Wilson
Holland-Dozier-Holland
Chuck Berry
Bo Diddley
Little Richard

Country

Mac Davis
Vince Gill
Dean Dillon
Billy Sherrill
Kris Kristofferson
Hank Williams, Jr.
Willie Nelson
Merle Haggard
Charlie Daniels
Loretta Lynn
Dolly Parton
Bill Anderson

R&B/Hip-Hop

Nile Rodgers
Cash Money
Snoop Dogg
George Clinton
The Jacksons
Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons
Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds
Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid
The GAP Band
Al Green
Isaac Hayes
James Brown

Latin

Banda el Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
Gloria Estefan
Gustavo Santaolalla
Los Tigres Del Norte
Juan Luis Guerra
Carlos Santana

London

Graham Gouldman
Tim Rice
John Lydon
Queen
Don Black
Donovan
Bryan Ferry
Peter Gabriel
Ray Davies
Steve Winwood
Van Morrison

Film/TV

James Newton Howard
Alexandre Desplat
Mychael Danna *
Cliff Martinez *
Rolfe Kent *
David Arnold *
Rachel Portman *
David Newman *
Christopher Young *
George S. Clinton *
Harry Gregson-Williams *
Graeme Revell *
Mark Mothersbaugh *
Randy Edelman *
Danny Elfman *
W.G. Snuffy Walden *
Thomas Newman *
John Williams *
Alan Menken *
Patrick Williams *
Hans Zimmer (PRS) *
Alan Silvestri *
Mike Post *
Michael Kamen *
Charles Fox *
Richard And Robert Sherman *
John Barry *
Dave Grusin *
Lalo Schifrin *
Earle Hagen *
Jerry Goldsmith *

* Winner of the “BMI Richard Kirk Award”