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BMI Congratulates its 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorees

Posted in News on June 22, 2017
Global Ambassador Award recipient Pitbull closes the night with a high-energy performance.
Global Ambassador Award recipient Pitbull closes the night with a high-energy performance. Photo: Getty

The Songwriters Hall of Fame held its 49th Annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 15 at the Mariott Marquis Hotel in New York City, and, once again, BMI affiliates took top honors. 2006 BMI Icon and storied R&B songwriter Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds was inducted, Pitbull became the first-ever recipient of the Global Ambassador Award, renowned film composer and 2008 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Alan Menken received the Johnny Mercer Award and Ed Sheeran (PRS) accepted the Hal David Starlight Award.

Enjoy these highlights from the star-studded evening of song and celebration.