BMI's J.W. Johnson (right) was on hand at the recent APRA Awards in Sydney, Australia to accept the award for Most Performed Foreign Work from the Australasian performing rights organization for "Superman (It's Not Easy)." The song, written and performed by BMI artist John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting, has been in the top 20 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart for 85 weeks where it peaked at #2. From the band's platinum album America Town, "Superman" is currently #15 on the chart. Ondrasik was unable to attend the awards presentation.
Pictured accepting the Most Performed Foreign Work award for Ondrasik are John Anderson, Managing Director of EMI Music Publishing Australia and BMI's J.W. Johnson.