|Steven Curtis Chapman||Toby McKeehan|
Paul Corbin, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville and Joyce Rice, Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville, will present Citations of Achievement recognizing the top songs of each genre, with the ceremony culminating in the announcements of Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year and Most Performed Christian Song of the Year (all genres).
|Kirk Franklin||Gerald Crabb|
Previous BMI Award winners include past Songwriters of the Year Steven Curtis Chapman, Toby McKeehan, Kirk Franklin, and Gerald Crabb, plus Dottie Peoples, Yolanda Adams, Rebecca St. James, Kevin Max, Michael Tait, Jars of Clay, Jennifer Knapp, Skillet's John L. Cooper, Pillar, Marc Byrd, Chad Chapin, Rodney Griffin, Audio Adrenaline, Charlie Peacock, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Bob Herdman and Joe Beck.
BMI's Citations of Achievement are given in recognition of popularity in the field of Christian music, as measured by feature broadcast performances on American radio and television. The eligibility period ran January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.