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September 11, 2010

2010 BMI Urban Music Awards Winners

Press Release

BMI PRESIDENT’S AWARD

will.i.am

BMI URBAN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Lil Wayne

“Best I Ever Had”

“Every Girl”

“Forever”

“My Life”

“Successful”

“Turnin’ Me On”

BMI URBAN SONG OF THE YEAR

“BOOM BOOM POW”

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Taboo

will.i.am

Cherry River Music Co.

Jeepney Music, Inc.

Tab Magnetic Publishing

will.i.am music, inc.

will.i.am/Interscope

The Black Eyed Peas

BMI URBAN PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

EMI Music Publishing

“Best I Ever Had”

“Boyfriend #2”

“Crack A Bottle”

“Ego”

“Every Girl”

“Forever”

“Heartless”

“Hotel Room Service”

“I Need A Girl”

“Kiss Me Thru the Phone”

“Knock You Down”

“Live Your Life” (2nd Award)

“Run This Town”

“Successful”

“Turn My Swag On”

BMI URBAN PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Polow Da Don

BMI TOP URBAN PRODUCERS

Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford

Sean Garrett

Daniel “Kane Beatz” Johnson

R. Kelly

L.O.S. DA MYSTRO

Kanye West


BMI MOST-PERFORMED URBAN SONGS OF THE YEAR


AIN’T I

T.I.

Yung L.A.

Crown Club Publishing

LA Austin Publishing

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Yung L.A. featuring Young Dro & T.I.

Grand Hustle

BEST I EVER HAD

Drake (SOCAN)

Ann Hamilton

Dan Hamilton

Lil Wayne

Kinfolk Kia Shine

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Irving Music

Live Write LLC

The Music Force

Rap Hustlaz Music

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Spitfire Music

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Young Money Publishing, Inc.

Drake

Cash Money

BIRTHDAY SEX

Mick Schultz

Mick Schultz Publishing

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Jeremih

Mick Schultz Production

BLAME IT

James “Pharoah” Brown

John J. Conte Jr.

Jamie Foxx

Breyon Prescott

T-Pain

2 Tha Moon Publishing

Nappypub Music

Neon Music 72

Sly As A Foxx Music, Inc.

Tenyor Music

Universal Music-Z Songs

Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain

J Records

BOOM BOOM POW

apl.de.ap

Taboo

will.i.am

Cherry River Music Co.

Jeepney Music, Inc.

Tab Magnetic Publishing

will.i.am music, inc.

The Black Eyed Peas

will.i.am/Interscope

BOYFRIEND #2

Marcus Cooper

Rex Zamor

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Laumar Music Co.

Silverplatinum Y2K

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Pleasure P

Atlantic

BREAK UP

Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford

Sean Garrett

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Team S Dot Publishing

Mario featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett

3rd Street/J Records

CHOPPED N SKREWED

T-Pain

Nappypub Music

Universal Music-Z Songs

T-Pain featuring Ludacris

Nappy Boy/Konvict

CRACK A BOTTLE

Mark Batson

Eminem

Trevor “TrevBeats” Lawrence Jr.

Dawaun Parker

Alien Status Music

Bat Future Music

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Psalm 144 Verse 1 Music

Shroom Shady Music

Songs of Sofab Music

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Eminem

Shady/Aftermath

DEAD AND GONE

T.I.

Crown Club Publishing

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

T.I. featuring Justin Timberlake

Grand Hustle

DIVA

Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford

Sean Garrett

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Team S Dot Publishing

Beyoncé

Music World/Columbia

EGO

Harold Lilly, Jr.

Elvis Williams

Elvis Lee Music

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Uncle Bobby Music

Beyoncé

Music World/Columbia

EMPIRE STATE OF MIND

Bert Keyes

Sylvia Robinson

Gambi Music, Inc.

Twenty-Nine Black Music

Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys

Roc Nation

EVERY GIRL

Drake (SOCAN)

Justin “Henny” Henderson

Lil Wayne

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Henderworks Publishing Company

Live Write LLC

Nappypub Music

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Young Money Publishing, Inc.

Drake featuring Lil Wayne & Young Money

Young Money

FOREVER

Drake (SOCAN)

Eminem

Lil Wayne

Kanye West

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Live Write LLC

Please Gimme My Publishing, Inc.

Shroom Shady Music

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Young Money Publishing, Inc.

Drake featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem

Harvey Mason/Zone 4

GREEN LIGHT

Fink (PRS)

John Legend

Cherry River Music Co.

John Legend Publishing

Tenyor Music

John Legend featuring Andre 3000

G.O.O.D./Columbia

HEARTLESS

Jeff Bhasker

Kanye West

Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson

Chrysalis Songs

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

No I.D. Music Publishing

Please Gimme My Publishing, Inc.

Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Way Above Music

Kanye West

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam

HOTEL ROOM SERVICE

Luther Campbell

Bernard Edwards

David Hobbs

Jim Jonsin

Pitbull

John Reid

Nile Rodgers

Mark Ross

Graham Wilson (PRS)

Chris Wongwon

Bernard’s Other Music

Chrysalis Songs

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Jimipub Music

Music of Ever Hip-Hop

Pitbull’s Legacy

Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Pitbull

Mr. 305/Polo Grounds

I KNOW YOU WANT ME (CALLE OCHO)

Pitbull

David “Hawk” Wolinski

Pitbull’s Legacy

Pitbull

J Records

I NEED A GIRL

Amund Bjørklund (PRS)

Espen Lind (PRS)

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Trey Songz

Song Book/Atlantic

KISS ME THRU THE PHONE

Jim Jonsin

David Siegel

Soulja Boy

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Jimipub Music

Merchandyze Music

Soulja Boy Tell’em Music, Inc.

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Soulja Boy Tell’em featuring Sammie

ColliPark

KNOCK YOU DOWN

Kevin Cossom

Keri Hilson

Kanye West

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Please Gimme My Publishing, Inc.

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Y.R.P. Music Publishing

Keri Hilson featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo

Mosley/Zone 4

LIVE YOUR LIFE (2nd Award)

Makeba Riddick

T.I.

Crown Club Publishing

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Janice Combs Music

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Yoga Flames Publishing

T.I. featuring Rihanna

Grand Hustle

MY LIFE

The Game

Lil Wayne

Andre “Dre” Lyon

Eddie Montilla

Marcello “Cool” Valenzano

Bryan “Baby” Williams

Baby Game

Dade Co. Project Music, Inc.

Eddie Montilla Music Publishing

Money Mack Music

Pico Pride Publishing

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Universal Music-Z Songs

Universal-Música Unica Publishing

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Young Money Publishing, Inc.

The Game featuring Lil Wayne

Geffen/Interscope

ONE MORE DRINK

Alexander Mosely

Poke

Ekop Publishing LLC

Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Spanador Music

Ludacris featuring T-Pain

DTP/Def Jam

POP CHAMPAGNE

Ron Browz

Jim Jones

Browz Music

Notting Hill Music, Inc.

Sally Ruth Esther Publishing, Inc.

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Jim Jones and Rob Browz featuring Juelz Santana

Ether Boy/Columbia

RUN THIS TOWN

Athanasios Alatas

Jeff Bhasker

Rihanna

Kanye West

Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson

Annarhi Music LLC

Chrysalis Songs

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

No I.D. Music Publishing

Please Gimme My Publishing, Inc.

Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Way Above Music

Jay-Z featuring Rihanna & Kanye West

Roc Nation

SUCCESSFUL

Drake (SOCAN)

Lil Wayne

Trey Songz

April’s Boy Music LLC

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Live Write LLC

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Young Money Publishing, Inc.

Drake featuring Trey Songz

Bryant/Frozen Moment

SUGAR

DJ Montay

Korey “Big Oomp” Roberson

Howard “MC Assault” Simmons

Sony/ATV Songs LLC

Top Quality Publishing

Flo Rida featuring Wynter

Atlantic

TURN MY SWAG ON

Kelvin McConnell

Antonio “TopcaT” Randolph

Soulja Boy

Big-N-Mage Publishing

Croomstacular Music, Inc.

Disaster Publishing

EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc.

Soulja Boy Tell’em Music, Inc.

Soulja Boy Tell’em

ColliPark

TURNIN’ ME ON

Keri Hilson

Lil Wayne

Polow Da Don

Big Zak Wallace

Ishmoot Music

My Diet Starts Tomorrow, Inc.

Songs of Universal, Inc.

Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Young Money Publishing, Inc.

Keri Hilson featuring Lil Wayne

Mosley/Zone 4