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Don Black, Steve McEwan, John Reid & More Honoured at 2010 BMI London Awards

| On 06, Oct 2010

LONDON, October 5, 2010 – American performing right organization Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) celebrated Europe’s premier songwriters, composers and music publishers last night during its annual BMI London Awards. Guests filled London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane to toast the past year’s most-performed songs on U.S. radio and television.

Songwriter Don Black, OBE was honored as a BMI Icon. Black joins a list of past honorees that includes Donovan, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Ray Davies, Van Morrison, and more.

Songwriters and composers honored at the event are members of European and Asian performing right societies and are represented in the U.S. by BMI.  Award highlights include “Only You Can Love Me This Way” earning the BMI Robert S. Musel Award for Song of the Year. The song was co-written by Steve McEwan and John Reid, recorded by Keith Urban and published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS). Jay Sean’s “Down” was named BMI College Song of the Year, and was co-written by Sean, Jared Cotter, and Lil Wayne, who is also featured on the track, and published by Bucks Music Group Ltd. (PRS). The BMI Dance Award went to Cascada’s “Evacuate the Dance Floor,” written by Allan Eshuijs (BUMA) and published by Talpa Music / Songkitchen Music Publishing (BUMA).

Over 50 awards were handed out, including BMI “Million-Air” Awards recognizing songs that have generated more than three million U.S. radio and television performances. Del Bryant, BMI President & CEO; Phil Graham, BMI Senior Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations; and Brandon Bakshi, Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Europe & Asia hosted the ceremony.

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI) is an American performing right organization that represents more than 475,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music and more than 6.5 million works. BMI has represented the most popular and beloved music from around the world for 70 years. The U.S. corporation collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it then distributes as royalties to the musical creators and copyright owners it represents.
http://www.bmi.com

BMI London Awards

October 5, 2010

BMI Icon

Don Black

The Robert S. Musel Award

“Only You Can Love Me This Way”

Steve McEwan (PRS)

John Reid (PRS/BMI)

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)

Keith Urban

College Song

“Down”

Jay Sean (PRS)

Lil Wayne

Jared Cotter

Bucks Music Group Ltd. (PRS)

Jay Sean featuring Lil Wayne

Dance Award

“Evacuate the Dancefloor”

Allan Eshuijs (BUMA)

Talpa Music / Songkitchen Music Publishing (BUMA)

Cascada

BMI London Awards

2010 Award-Winning Songs


Pop Awards

21 GUNS

David Bowie (PRS)

John E. A. Phillips

Chrysalis Music Ltd. (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)

Tintoretto/RZO Music Ltd. (PRS)

Green Day

3

Johan “Shellback” Schuster (STIM)

Maratone AB (STIM)

Britney Spears

BATTLEFIELD

Wayne Wilkins (PRS)

Blow the Speakers LLC (PRS)

Jordin Sparks

BEAUTIFUL

Giorgio Tuinfort (BUMA)

Talpa Music/Piano Songs (BUMA)

Akon featuring Colby O’Donis

BREAKDOWN

John Humphrey

Dale Stewart (SAMRO)

Shaun Morgan Welgemoed (SAMRO)

Chrysalis One Ireland Ltd. (IMRO)

Seether

COME BACK TO ME

Amund Bjørklund (PRS)

Espen Lind (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Stellar Songs Ltd. (PRS)

David Cook

FIRE BURNING

Bilal Hajji (STIM)

RedOne

Sean Kingston

FROM MY HEART TO YOURS

Laura Izibor (IMRO)

Imagem Music Ltd. (PRS)

Laura Izibor

HEY SOUL SISTER

Amund Bjørklund (PRS)

Espen Lind (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Stellar Songs Ltd. (PRS)

Train

HOTEL ROOM SERVICE

Luther Campbell

Bernard Edwards

David Hobbs

Jim Jonsin

Pitbull

John Reid

Nile Rodgers

Mark Ross

Graham Wilson (PRS)

Christopher Wongwon

Chrysalis Music Ltd. (PRS)

Pitbull

I HATE THIS PART

Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (PRS)

Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (KODA)

Lucas Secon (PRS)

BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (PRS)

Warner Chappell Music Ltd./Cutfather

Publishing Ltd. (PRS)

Pussycat Dolls

I NEED A GIRL

Amund Bjørklund (PRS)

Espen Lind (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Stellar Songs

Ltd. (PRS)

Trey Songz

JUST GO

Giorgio Tuinfort (BUMA)

Talpa Music/Piano Songs (BUMA)

Lionel Richie

LIVE LIKE WE’RE DYING

Andrew Frampton (PRS)

Daniel O’Donoghue (IMRO)

Mark Sheehan (IMRO)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)

The Script

MAGNIFICENT

Brian Eno (PRS)

Opal Music (PRS)

U2

RISE ABOVE THIS

John Humphrey

Shaun Morgan Welgemoed (SAMRO)

Dale Stewart (SAMRO)

Chrysalis One Ireland Ltd. (IMRO)

Seether

RUN THIS TOWN

Athanasios Alatas (AEPI)

Jeff Bhasker

Rihanna

Kanye West

Ernest “No I.D.” Wilson

Warner-Chappell Music Greece Ltd.

(AEPI)

Jay-Z featuring Rihanna

SEXY CHICK

Giorgio Tuinfort (BUMA)

Talpa Music/Piano Songs (BUMA)

David Guetta featuring Akon

SWEET DREAMS

Jim Jonsin

Wayne Wilkins (PRS)

Blow the Speakers LLC (PRS)

Beyoncé

THE FEAR

Lily Allen (PRS)

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

Lily Allen

THE MAN WHO CAN’T BE MOVED

Andrew Frampton (PRS)

Daniel O’Donoghue (IMRO)

Mark Sheehan (IMRO)

Stage Three Music Ltd. (PRS)

The Script

Latin Award

EL PRESENTE

Julieta Venegas (SGAE)

Julieta Venegas

Country Award

ONLY YOU CAN LOVE ME THIS WAY

Steve McEwan (PRS)

John Reid (PRS)

Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.

(PRS)

Keith Urban

Christian Award

YOURS

Steven Curtis Chapman

Jonas Myrin (PRS)

Steven Curtis Chapman

Film Music Awards

17 AGAIN

Rolfe Kent (PRS)

2012

Harald Kloser (AKM)

Thomas Wander (AKM)

COUPLES RETREAT

A.R. Rahman (PRS/IPRS)

JULIE & JULIA

Alexandre Desplat (SACEM)

THE BOUNTY HUNTER

George Fenton (PRS)

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON

Alexandre Desplat (SACEM)

UP IN THE AIR

Rolfe Kent (PRS)

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

Harry Gregson-Williams (PRS)

TV Music Awards

AMAZING RACE

Christopher Franke (GEMA)

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT

Jos Jorgensen (PRS/KODA)

Andy Love (PRS)

CSI

Pete Townshend (PRS)

CSI: MIAMI

Pete Townshend (PRS)

CSI: NY

Pete Townshend (PRS)

GREY’S ANATOMY

Carim Clasmann (PRS)

Galia Durant (PRS)

HOUSE

Robert Del Naja (PRS)

Grantley Marshall (PRS)

Andrew Vowles (PRS)

THE BIGGEST LOSER

Heather Small (PRS)

THE GOOD WIFE

David Buckley (PRS)

Cable Awards

DEXTER

Rolfe Kent (PRS)

ROYAL PAINS

Søren Oakes Christensen (KODA)

Per Mølgaard Jørgensen (KODA)

Allan Fjeldgaard Villadsen (KODA)

Steffen Westmark (KODA)

MULTI-MILLION PERFORMANCE AWARDS

10 Million

EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

Sting (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd./GM Sumner

(PRS)

9 Million

YESTERDAY

John Lennon (PRS)

8 Million

YOUR SONG

Elton John (PRS)

Bernie Taupin

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

7 Million

SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME

Doc Pomus

Mort Shuman (SACEM)

YOU’RE STILL THE ONE

Shania Twain (PRS)

6 Million

CROCODILE ROCK

Elton John (PRS)

Bernie Taupin

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

DON’T STOP

Christine McVie

TIME OF THE SEASON

Ron Argent (PRS)

Verulam Music Co. Ltd. (PRS)

5 Million

BAKER STREET

Gerry Rafferty (PRS)

Stage Three Music Ltd. (PRS)

BORN FREE

John Barry

Don Black, OBE (PRS)

BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP

Michael D’Abo (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)

CANDLE IN THE WIND

Elton John (PRS)

Bernie Taupin

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

COME TOGETHER

John Lennon (PRS)

EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD

Roland Orzabal (PRS)

Ian Stanley (PRS)

Ian Stanley (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)

GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

Elton John (PRS)

Bernie Taupin

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

4 Million

ALL RIGHT NOW

Andy Fraser

Paul Rodgers (PRS)

Blue Mountain Music Ltd. (PRS)

ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL

Roger Waters (PRS)

Warner-Chappell Artemis Music

Ltd./Roger Waters Music Overseas

Ltd.(PRS)

BENNIE AND THE JETS

Elton John (PRS)

Bernie Taupin

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

DON’T LET THE SUN CATCH YOU CRYING

Les Chadwick (PRS)

Leo Maguire (PRS)

Fred Marsden (PRS)

Gerry Marsden (PRS)

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

EMOTION

Barry Gibb (PRS)

Robin Gibb (PRS)

Universal Music Publishing/Gibb Brothers

Music (PRS)

Warner-Chappell Music Ltd./Crompton

Songs (PRS)

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Steerpike Ltd.

(PRS)

FROM THIS MOMENT ON

Shania Twain (PRS)

GET OFF OF MY CLOUD

Mick Jagger (PRS)

Keith Richards (PRS)

A HARD DAYS NIGHT

John Lennon (PRS)

ROCKET MAN

Elton John (PRS)

Bernie Taupin

Universal Music Publishing Group (PRS)

ROXANNE

Sting (PRS)

EMI Music Publishing Ltd./Steerpike Ltd.

(PRS)

SMOOTH OPERATOR

Sade (PRS)

Raymond St. John (PRS)

Angel Music Ltd. (PRS)

Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (PRS)

Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.

(PRS)

STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU

Gerry Rafferty (PRS)

Stage Three Music Ltd. (PRS)

TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT

Mick Leeson (PRS)

Peter Vale (PRS)

Warner-Chappell Artemis Music Ltd.

(PRS)

TO SIR WITH LOVE

Don Black, OBE (PRS)

Mark London

WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE

Will Jennings

Steve Winwood (PRS)

F S Ltd. (PRS)

WILD NIGHT

Van Morrison (PRS)

3 Million

BEND ME, SHAPE ME

Scott English

DOMINO

Van Morrison (PRS)

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

Mick Leeson (PRS)

EMI United Partnership (PRS)

GLORIA

Van Morrison (PRS)

Carlin Music Corp. (PRS)

HELLO, GOODBYE

John Lennon (PRS)

I BELIEVE IN YOU

Roger Cook (PRS)

Samuel Hoggin

(I JUST) DIED IN YOUR ARMS

Nick Van Eede (PRS)

Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.

(PRS)

LOLA

Ray Davies (PRS)

Carlin Music Corp./Davray Music Ltd.

(PRS)

LOVE ME DO

John Lennon (PRS)

Paul McCartney (PRS)

MPL Communications Ltd. (PRS)

SHATTERED DREAMS

Clark Dachtler (PRS)

Stage Three Music Ltd. (PRS)

SUNSHINE SUPERMAN

Donovan (PRS)

Donovan Music Ltd. (PRS)

UNWRITTEN

Natasha Bedingfield (PRS)

Danielle Brisebois

EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS)