KIM BURRELL AND VASHAWN MITCHELL TO HOST
16th ANNUAL BMI TRAILBLAZERS OF GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS
Israel Houghton, LaShun Pace and The Anointed Pace Sisters will be honored at
BMI’s lauded event on January 17, 2015, in Atlanta, GA
The 16th Annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards is a first-class, awe-inspiring worship service to honor the legends of gospel music. The invitation-only event attracts gospel music’s premier songwriters, brightest stars and leading executives.
Israel Houghton, a prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist, LaShun Pace, the siren behind time-honored opus “I Know I’ve Been Changed,” and The Anointed Pace Sisters, the sweet-sounding siblings whose songs are essential to Sunday morning church, are set to be honored with performances by an assembly of musicians (who are to be announced). Gospel music loyalists Kim Burrell and VaShawn Mitchell will host the prestigious event.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Press call time: 3:00pm
Best time for artist interviews: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Awards reception: 4:00 p.m.- 5:30pm
Awards ceremony and performances: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Rialto Center for the Arts (80 Forsyth Street NW, Atlanta, GA.)
All press must RSVP to cover. Press credentials will be for red carpet arrivals only.
A few “show only” seats will be allocated for press covering the red carpet. To request press
credentials, please visit http://bit.ly/Zolt9e. High-resolution photos from the awards will
We encourage attendees to follow BMI on Twitter and Instagram and use #BMITrailblazers for on-site social media coverage.
Celebrating 75 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc.(r) (BMI(r)) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 600,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit http://www.bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Facebook page.
Jamil Walker / BMI New York
212.224.3143 / 646-338-2028 (day-of cell)
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