From News, posted 1.27.11. BMI songwriters dominated the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, winning almost two-thirds of the awards that were handed out across all genres and categories. The Grammy wins cap an incredible year in which BMI songwriters and composers were the most celebrated creative voices in awards presentations and on the charts.… Read more...
From News, posted 7.09.06. BMI executives were on hand at the Rhythm and Blues Foundation's 14th Annual Pioneer Awards, held recently in the Foundation's new hometown of Philadelphia. Among the honorees were such legendary BMI artists as the late Otis Redding (Legacy Award), Thom Bell, Barbara Mason, the DelFonics and… Read more...
From News, posted 11.07.01. BMI proudly congratulates the honorees of the 12th Annual Pioneer Awards, presented by the Rhythm & Blues Foundation at a gala ceremony on November 8. Honorees included BMI legendary songwriters/artists Al Green, Big Jay McNeely, Dee Dee Sharp, Holland/Dozier/Holland, the Emotions, Louis Jordan and Allen Toussaint. A major… Read more...
From News, posted 9.25.00. The Rhythm & Blues Foundations 11th annual Pioneer Awards were held in New York's Hammerstein Ballroom recently. The Foundation, which supports seminal R&B artists with cash grants, this year honored BMI writers The Chi-Lites, The Impressions, Huey "Piano" Smith, Sylvia Robinson and Ahmet Ertegun. … Read more...
From News, posted 6.22.00. The Rhythm and Blues Foundation has just announced the recipients of its prestigious Pioneer Awards. Honorees include BMI legendary songwriters/artists/producers Clyde Otis, Huey (Piano) Smith, Sylvia Robinson, the Chi-Lites and the Impressions. Huey (Piano)… Read more...
From News, posted 1.01.99. John Lee Hooker
Mickey Baker (SIAE)
Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles
Isaac Hayes & David Porter Read more...
From News, posted 1.01.98. Herb Abramson
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
David “Fathead” Newman
O’Jays Read more...