Phil Graham, Senior Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, and Joyce Rice, Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville, will present BMI Citations of Achievement recognizing the most popular songs of each genre. The ceremony will culminate in the announcements of Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year and Most Performed Christian Song of the Year (all genres).
|Steven Curtis Chapman||Toby McKeehan||Kirk Franklin|
Previous BMI Award winners include Songwriters of the Year Steven Curtis Chapman, Toby McKeehan, Kirk Franklin, Gerald Crabb, Bob Herdman and Audio Adrenaline's Will McGinniss and Mark Stuart, plus Dottie Peoples, Yolanda Adams, Rebecca St. James, Michael Tait, Jars of Clay, Jennifer Knapp, Skillet, Pillar, Marc Byrd, Chad Chapin, Rodney Griffin, Charlie Peacock, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Relient K, and Joe Beck.
BMI's Citation of Achievement performance certificates are given annually in recognition of popularity in the field of Christian music, as measured by feature broadcast performances on American radio and television; this year's Christian Music Awards eligibility period ran January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.