The 11th Annual BMI Urban Awards is an awards show presented by U.S. performing right organization BMI honoring the songwriters and publishers of the most performed urban songs on U.S. radio and television for the past 12 months. The awards will be hosted by Del R. Bryant, President & CEO of BMI, and Catherine Brewton, VP of Writer/Publisher Relations.
Awarded that night will be the Urban Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Publisher of the Year. BMI will also honor the Top Urban Producers of the previous year, as well as the BMI songwriters whose songs have hit No. 1 on the Billboard R&B, Hip-Hop and Rap charts. As you can expect, Wiz will be in attendance, and is expected to win at least one of the awards listed above. The show will take place at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on August 26th. We'll keep you posted on what accolades Wiz is recognized for.