Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management honored legendary songstress Patti LaBelle with the BMI Icon at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. LaBelle received this honor in recognition of her extraordinary career achievements and countless contributions to the musical landscape over the past five decades. Special guest T-Pain DJ’d the pre-show, warming up the crowd for a set by the award show opener and everyone’s favorite ATLien, Big Boi from Outkast. The evening was hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President of Writer/Publisher Relations Catherine Brewton.
Other attendees included: Future, Mannie Fresh, Ledisi, Bebe Winans, Avery Sunshine, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Big Boi, T-Pain, Jacquees, Zaytoven, Ben Billions, Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin, Dallas Austin, KeKe Palmer, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Kierra Sheard, Kash Doll, Ayo & Teo, Cool & Dre, Kent Jones and more.
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