Lamont Dozier

Posted in News on June 20, 2002

BMI songwriter Lamont Dozier received the President's Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) during their recent annual meeting in Los Angeles. Dozier is a member of the legendary BMI songwriting trio Holland-Dozier-Holland, responsible for penning such Motown classics as "Baby, I Need Your Lovin'," "Sugar Pie Honey Bunch," "Heat Wave" and "This Old Heart of Mine." DreamWorks recording artists AZ Yet performed a musical tribute to Dozier prior to the award presentation.

Shown after the performance are Universal Music Publishing's David Renzer, Barbara Dozier, AZ Yet's Dion Allen, BMI's Barbara Cane, Lamont Dozier; AZ Yet's Kenny Terry, BMI's Cheryl Dickerson, AZ Yet's Shawn Rivera, Darryl Anthony and Donald Smith and NMPA's Charles Sanders.