BMI Sponsors NABOB Dinner

Posted in News on March 21, 2005
For the 12th consecutive year, BMI was a proud sponsor of the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) Annual Communications Awards Dinner, held March 11 at Marriott's Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. The dinner annually honors the most prestigious names in entertainment, communications and public service.

Pictured after the awards ceremony are NABOB honoree Dick Gregory, BMI's Mark Barron, ICBC Chairman Pepe Sutton, and NABOB honorees Denyce Graves and Michael Schultz

This year's honorees included comedian/activist and BMI affiliate Dick Gregory, who received the Mickey Leland Public Service Award. Other award recipients were director/producer Michael Schultz (Oscar Micheaux Excellence in Film Award), opera star Denyce Graves (Lifetime Achievement Award), actor Melvin Van Peebles (Pioneer in Entertainment Award) and singer/actress Vanessa Williams (Entertainer of the Year), who performed during the 21st annual ceremony.

BMI's Dan Spears, BMI lobbyist Mike Remington and BMI's Mark Barron congratulate NABOB Award recipient Dick Gregory

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