The 24th annual Bistro Awards saluted the world’s finest cabaret performers Thursday, April 28 at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York. As part of the ceremony, BMI recognized Grammy-winning songwriter Julie Gold with the BMI Award for Outstanding Songwriter/Entertainer. Co-sponsored by BMI, the celebratory evening also featured performances from all Bistro award-winning artists.
The composer of smash “From A Distance,” famously recorded by Bette Midler, Gold has also written songs recorded by a broad camp of stars including Jewel, Cliff Richard, The African Children’s Choir, Judy Collins, The Byrds, Donna Summer, Patti LaBelle, Patti LuPone, Lea Salonga and Andrea Marcovicci.
For a complete list of 2009 Bistro Award recipients, please visit bistroawards.com.