Stevie Nicks to Receive BMI Icon Award

By Shane Lou

Warner Bros. RecordsStevie Nicks will receive a special honor at the 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards in May.

The Fleetwood Mac singer will be this year’s recipient of the BMI Icon Award, presented annually by the music rights management organization Broadcast Music, Inc. The award recognizes artists for their “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.”

BMI’s Barbara Cane says in a statement, “Stevie Nicks is an extraordinary songwriter and pedigree artist of stunning genius and unwavering grace, on and off the stage. She has defined an era of pop and rock culture around the world with her brilliance and unforgettable magnificence.”

Stevie will be celebrated at the BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills on May 13. The ceremony will include an all-star musical tribute to Stevie.

Past recipients of the BMI Icon Award include Carole King, Paul Simon, John Fogerty, the Jacksons, the Bee Gees, Brian Wilson, and Dolly Parton.

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