Ne-Yo And Jermaine Dupri To Be Honored At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The invitation-only event will pay special tribute to Jermaine Dupri and Ne-Yo, and will honor the songwriters and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on the 2013 R&B/hip-hop, rap and gospel charts.
During the ceremony, Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, songwriter and producer Dupri will be presented with prestigious ASCAP Founders Award. The award is among the highest honors that ASCAP gives to songwriters and composers who have made pioneering contributions to music. Past recipients include Ashford & Simpson, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Dr. Dre, Berry Gordy Jr. & Motown Industries, Billy Joel, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney, Smokey Robinson, Patti Smith, Rod Stewart and Stevie Wonder.