Ellie Goulding will be honored with the president’s award at this year’s BMI London Awards.
The singer, 35, is being awarded a medal in recognition of her contributions to music and songwriting.
BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill will host the ceremony in London in October alongside BMI Europe vice president of innovation Shirin Foroutan.
Ellie’s defining voice in music and philanthropic endeavors has touched so many people, and we can’t wait to celebrate her.BMI Europe Vice President of Innovation Shirin Foroutan
Goulding followed in the footsteps of music stars such as Noel Gallagher, Jay Kay, Kenny Chesney, Pink, Willie Nelson, Adam Levine, Gloria and Emilio Estefan to accept the award.
Singer-songwriter and producer Tems will receive the BMI award, which recognizes groundbreaking art, innovative vision and impact on the future of music.
During the ceremony, awards for song of the year and pop, dance, film, television and cable will also be presented.
Ms Foroutan said: “We are delighted to be back in person at The Savoy to celebrate our BMI family of UK and European musicians, composers and music publishers.
“In addition, we are very proud to honor the extraordinary talent of Ellie Goulding with the BMI president award. Ellie’s decisive voice in music and philanthropic endeavors has touched so many people, and we can’t wait to celebrate her.
“We also feel very fortunate to honor the internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer Tems for the global impact she is making on the future of music.
“It will be a very special evening, and we look forward to recognizing the achievements of all the winners of the BMI London 2022 Awards.”
The BMI London 2022 Awards will return to The Savoy Hotel in London on October 3.
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