Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), a global leader in music rights management, will present the Icon Award to James Newton Howard. Howard is a GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning, and multiple Academy and Golden Globe Award-nominated composer and one of the most versatile and respected composers currently working in film. Howard's video interview discussing this honor as well as additional topics can be found here.
David Newman will receive BMI's Classic Contribution Award for his advocacy of film music performances in concert halls, most notably through his work with the American Youth Symphony. Newman's candid interview discussing his honor, power of film music and more can be found here.
Additional guests include:
Brian Tyler, Tom Holkenborg aka Junkie XL, Harry Gregson-Williams, Thomas Newman, Mark Mothersbaugh, Mychael Danna, Christopher Lennertz, Jeff Beal, Fil Eisler aka iZLER, Blake Neely, Mike Post, Atticus Ross, Paul Haslinger, Alan Silvestri, singer-songwriter Gwendolyn Sanford, Lisa Loeb, Atli Orvarsson & more to be announced.
BMI bestows the BMI Icon Award to composers who have made significant contributions in the realm of film and television Music.
BMI's 2016 Film & TV Music Awards will also honor the composers of the past year's top-grossing films, top-rated primetime network television series and highest-ranking cable network programs from the company's repertoire of more than 8.5 million musical works.
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
WHEN: Wednesday, May 11
Press check-in will be at 5:00 p.m.
Arrivals begin at 6:00 p.m.
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