April 30, 2014
Stevie Nicks To Receive BMI Icon Award at 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills on May 13
Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the leading global music rights organization, to honor GRAMMY Award-winning artist Stevie Nicks. Additional invited guests include:
Adam Levine, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Lumineers, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, Sheryl Crow, Shakira, Mac Miller, Skylar Grey, Vanessa Carlton, Andy Grammer, Paul Doucette, Lady Antebellum, Jeff Bahsker, Alex Da Kid, Rodney Jerkins, Bonnie McKee, Busbee, Claude Kelley, Brenda Russell, Noel Zancanella, Nathaniel Motte and more hit-making scribes
- BMI’s 62nd Annual Pop Awards is a black-tie, invitation-only dinner that will present the BMI Icon Award to Stevie Nicks for her unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.
- The evening will also recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States from BMI’s repertoire of more than 8.5 million musical works. The BMI Pop Song, Songwriter and Publisher of the Year will also be named during the ceremony.
- The 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards will be hosted by BMI Vice President & General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Barbara Cane, BMI CEO, Mike O’Neill and BMI President Del Bryant.
Tuesday, May 13. Press check-in will be at 5:30 p.m.; arrivals begin at 6:30 p.m.; awards begin at approximately 9 p.m. Access is for arrivals only.
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
To request press credentials visit http://www.bmi.com/press#credentials. Press credentials will be for red-carpet arrivals only. A limited amount of media will be credentialed to cover the awards ceremony. Video and high-resolution photos from the event will be available.
Photo and video footage - Event EPK will include interviews and the BMI Icon Award acceptance speech.
Handout footage will be available by request and via EPK link: http://www.epklink.com/2014bmipopawards/
BMI does not grant nor give the license agreement for streaming or downloadable performance video footage that might be shot or obtained at this awards show. The media outlet is responsible for all of its own clearance agreements for duration of use for online or broadcast use.
Celebrating 75 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 600,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit http://www.bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Facebook page.
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