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August 26, 2005

Lil Jon, R. Kelly, Kanye West And EMI Music Publishing Take Top Honors At BMI Urban Awards; ‘Y

CAN’T STOP, WON’T STOP
Darrell “Digga” Branch
Melvin “Melle Mel” Glover
Kidd Creole
Joseph “Ziggy” Modeliste
Eddie “Scorpio” Morris
Art Neville
Leo Nocentelli
George Porter, Jr.
Robert Wiggins
Figga Six Music
Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.
Sugar Hill Music Publishing Ltd.
Superappin’ Music
Young Guns
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records

CHANGE CLOTHES
Pharrell Williams
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Waters of Nazareth Publishing
Jay-Z
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records

DROP IT LIKE IT’S HOT
Chad Hugo
Snoop Dogg
Pharrell Williams
Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Inc.
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
My Own Chit Publishing
Raynchaser Music
Waters of Nazareth Publishing
Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell
Star Trak/Geffen/Interscope Records

FREEK-A-LEEK
Lil Jon
Craig D. Love
C’Amore Music
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Swizole Music
White Rhino Music, Inc.
Petey Pablo
Jive Records

GAME OVER
Lil Flip
Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Inc.
Clover G Music
Lil Flip
Sucka Free/Loud/Columbia Records

GIGOLO
R. Kelly
R. Kelly Publishing, Inc.
Zomba Songs Inc.
Nick Cannon featuring R. Kelly
Nick/Jive Records

GOODIES
Sean Garrett
Lil Jon
Craig D. Love
Zachary Wallace
C’Amore Music
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Ishmoot Music
Swizole Music
White Rhino Music, Inc.
Ciara featuring Petey Pablo
Sho Nuff Records

HOTEL
Bernard Edwards
R. Kelly
Nile Rodgers
Bernard’s Other Music
R. Kelly Publishing, Inc.
Sony/ATV Songs LLC
Zomba Songs Inc.
Cassidy featuring R. Kelly
Full Surface/J Records

I DON’T WANNA KNOW
Enya (PRS)
Nicky Ryan (PRS)
Roma Ryan (PRS)
Mario Winans
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Janice Combs Music
Marsky Music
Mario Winans featuring P. Diddy & Enya
Universal Records

I LIKE THAT
Nate Dogg
Steve “300CE” Prudholme
Sham
Houston Summers
Houston Summers Music Publishing
Irving Music
Nate Dogg Music
Three Hundred CE Music
Houston Featuring Chingy & Nate Dogg
Capitol Records


I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU
Cleveland Browne (PRS)
Alton Neamiah Ellis (PRS)
Embassy Music Corporation
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Sean Paul featuring Sasha
Vp/Atlantic Records

JESUS WALKS
Miri Ben-Ari
Curtis Lundy
Kanye West
Curwan Music, Inc.
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Mirimode Music
Please Gimme My Publishing, Inc.
Songs of Universal, Inc.
Kanye West
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records

JUST LOSE IT
Mark Batson
Eminem
Che Pope
Bat Future Music
Eight Mile Style Music
Jenelle Rene Music
Songs of Universal, Inc.
Eminem
Shady/Aftermath Records

LEAN BACK
Fat Joe
Joey and Ryan Music
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Terror Squad
SRC/Universal Records

LOSE MY BREATH
Sean Garrett
Fred Jerkins
Rodney Jerkins
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Ensign Music Corporation
Fred Jerkins Publishing
Rodney Jerkins Productions, Inc.
Destiny’s Child
Columbia Records

MAGIC STICK
Lil’ Kim
Phillip Mitchell
Muscle Shoals Sound Publishing
Notorious Kim Music
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Lil’ Kim featuring 50 Cent
Queen Bee/Atlantic Records

MILKSHAKE
Chad Hugo
Pharrell Williams
Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Inc.
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Raynchaser Music
Waters of Nazareth Publishing
Kelis
Star Trak/Arista Records

MY BAND
Eminem
DeShaun “Proof” Holton
Steven L. King
Eight Mile Style Music
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
D12 featuring Eminem
Shady Records

MY PLACE
Randy Edelman
Kenneth Gamble
Leon Huff
Dorian “Doe” Moore
EMI-Hastings Catalog, Inc.
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Nelly featuring Jaheim
Derrty/Fo Reel/Universal Records

NAUGHTY GIRL
Peter Bellotte (GEMA)
Giorgio Moroder (GEMA)
Rick’s Music, Inc.
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
Beyoncé
Columbia Records

ON FIRE
Eminem
Kwamé
Harry Palmer (PRS)
Eight Mile Style Music
Embassy Music Corporation
Lloyd Banks
G-Unit/Interscope Records

ONE CALL AWAY
Sham
Irving Music
Chingy featuring Jason Weaver
Disturbing Tha Peace/Capitol Records

 

 

 

OVERNIGHT CELEBRITY
Miri Ben-Ari
Michael Bennett
Kanye West
Lenny Williams
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
EMI-Stone Diamond Music Corporation
Len-Lon Music Publishing
Mirimode Music
Please Gimme My Publishing, Inc.
Songs of Universal, Inc.
Twista
Atlantic Records

RAIN ON ME
Irv Gotti
D J Irv Publishing
Ensign Music Corporation
Ashanti
Murder Inc./Def Jam Records

READ YOUR MIND
Avant
Steve “Stone” Huff
Grindtime Publishing
Tuff Huff Music
Zomba Songs Inc.
Avant
Geffen Records

SALT SHAKER
D-Roc (Ying Yang Twins)
Kaine (Ying Yang Twins)
Lil Jon
Collipark Music
Da Crippler Publishing
E W C Publishing Co.
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
White Rhino Music, Inc.
Ying Yang Twins featuring Lil Jon
Collipark/TVT Records

SLOW MOTION
Juvenile
Breka Music
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Money Mack Music
Juvenile featuring Soulja Slim
Cash Money Records

SORRY 2004
Eric Dawkins
E.D. Duz-It Music
Irving Music
Ruben Studdard
J Records


STEP IN THE NAME OF LOVE
R. Kelly
R. Kelly Publishing, Inc.
Zomba Songs Inc.
R. Kelly
Jive Records

SUNSHINE
Carlos Hassan of The Synphony
Sandy Lal of The Synphony
Lil Flip
Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Inc.
Carlos Hassan Publishing
Clover G Music
Reach Global Songs
Sandy Lal Music Publishing
Lil Flip featuring Léa
Sucka Free/Loud/Columbia Records

THOIA THOING
R. Kelly
R. Kelly Publishing, Inc.
Zomba Songs Inc.
R. Kelly
Jive Records

THROUGH THE WIRE
David Foster
Tom Keane
Cynthia Weil
Dyad Music Ltd.
Foster Frees Music, Inc.
Neropub Music
Tomjon Music Publishing Company
Kanye West
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records

U SHOULD’VE KNOWN BETTER
Harold Spencer Lilly, Jr.
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Uncle Bobby Music
Monica
J Records

YEAH!
Sean Garrett
Lil Jon
Patrick “j.Que” Smith
Christopher Matthew Music
Hitco Music
White Rhino Music, Inc.
Usher featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon
Arista Records

 

 

YOU DON’T KNOW MY NAME
Ralph Bailey
Melvin Kent
Harold Spencer Lilly, Jr.
Kanye West
Ken Williams
A-Dish-A-Tunes LLC
EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.
Uncle Bobby Music
Alicia Keys
J Records

 

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Shown at the BMI Urban Awards are, l to r: Big Jon Platt, Executive Vice President, Urban Music, EMI Music Publishing, BMI Urban Publisher of the Year; BMI's President & CEO Del Bryant; R. Kelly, BMI Urban Songwriter of the Year; Lil Jon: BMI Urban Songwriter of the Year, co-writer of the BMI Song of the Year ("Yeah!"), and Urban Ringtone of the Year ("Freek-A-Leek"); BMI's Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Catherine Brewton.

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The GAP Band

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The GAP Band

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The GAP Band

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The GAP Band

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Guy

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112

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Aaron and Damion Hall of Guy; BMI's Catherine Brewton; Pharrell Williams; Chad Hugo; and BMI's Del Bryant

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Patrick "J Que" Smith

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BMI's Del Bryant; The Game; BMI's Catherine Brewton

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BMI's Del Bryant; The Game; BMI's Catherine Brewton

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BMI's Del Bryant and Catherine Brewton; Sean Garrett

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Aaron Hall of Guy; BMI's Catherine Brewton and Del Bryant; Damion Hall of Guy

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Lil Jon

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Lil Jon, BMI's Catherine Brewton and Del Bryant

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Sean Garrett; Darryl Simmons; BMI's Catherine Brewton; Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds; BMI's Del Bryant

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Darryl Simmons, BMI's Catherine Brewton; Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds; BMI's Del Bryant

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112 - Mike, Q, Daron and Slim

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Pitbull, Lil Jon, BMI's Del Bryant and Catherine Brewton

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Dre, BMI's Catherine Brewton and Del Bryant and Cool

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Ronnie Wilson, Charlie Wilson, and Robert Wilson of the GAP Band

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Robert Wilson and Charlie Wilson of the GAP Band, BMI's Del Bryant; and Ronnie Wilson of the GAP Band

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Robert Wilson and Charlie Wilson of the GAP Band, BMI's Del Bryant; and Ronnie Wilson of the GAP Band

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Lil Jon and The Game

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Ronnie and Robert Wilson of the GAP Band; Fat Joe; Miri Ben-Ari; Charlie Wilson of the GAP Band

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Robert and Charlie Wilson of the GAP Band; BMI's Catherine Brewton; BMI Board of Director Frank Melton; Ronnie Wilson of the GAP Band

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Mike, Slim and Daron of 112; LaLa; and Q of 112

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Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes; Big Jon Platt, EMI Music Publishing

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Lil Jon, Christina Milian and Pitbull

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Fat Joe, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, BMI's Phil Graham, Darryl Simmons

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