BMI created the new award and hands the first one out next month.


How do you ensure Taylor Swift will appear at your event? Name an award after her.

The 64th annual BMI Pop Awards want recognition this year, so they’re handing out the Taylor Swift Award to Taylor Swift at the ceremony which takes place May 10 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

The Swift Award is “in recognition of her incomparable creative and artistic talent and influence on music lovers throughout the world.”

The event honors the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States by recognizing songwriters and publishers in BMI’s repertoire, reports Hits Daily Double. The BMI Pop Song, Songwriter, and Publisher of the Year will be revealed at the ceremony.

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