(Patti Labelle with BMI President Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Catherine Brewton)
The top music producers and songwriters were celebrated at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. The star studded lineup included Ludacris, Future and Keke Palmer just to name a few. Multiple Grammy Award winning singer and legend Patti Labelle was honored with the BMI Icon Award which is the highest honor taking recognition of her over 50 years in singing and songwriting.
words and pictures by Carl Agard and Melisa Fox
Here are a few pictures from the night…