Edwin Hawkins, Lady Tramaine Hawkins and Kurt Carr will be honored at BMI’s lauded event on January 18th in Nashville, TN
The 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon 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.
Edwin Hawkins, the indelible force behind the evolution of contemporary gospel, Lady Tramaine Hawkins, a Grammy Award-winning gospel artist, and Kurt Carr, a wordsmith whose songs are essential to Sunday morning church, are set to be honored with performances by an assembly of anointed musicians (who are to be announced). Gospel luminaries CeCe Winans and Donnie McClurkin will host the prestigious event.
Friday, January 18th, 2013
Press call time: 9:45 a.m.
Best time for artist interviews: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Award ceremony and performance: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Rocketown – 601 4th Ave. S., Nashville, TN.
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 www.bmi.com/press. High-resolution photos from the luncheon will be available.
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