The 2012 Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) Awards took place Friday, September 7th in Los Angeles to celebrate the creation of music.
Drake and Lil Wayne shared Songwriter of the Year. This is the second year in a row that Drake has won the title, whose top songs include “Aston Martin Music,” “Headlines,” “Moment 4 Life,” and “What’s My Name?,” as well as “Right Above It,” “I’m On One” and “She Will,” which he co-wrote with Lil Wayne. Young Money member Nicki Minaj also was awarded Song of the Year for her hit single “Superbass.”
Mac Miller won his first-ever BMI Social Star Award, presented by Spotify. This award honors the BMI urban songwriter who best uses the power of social media to engage fans and to showcase their songwriting talents.
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I just got a beat and did a verse over it,” Drake told MTV News from the red carpet for the BMI Urban Awards n L.A. on Friday before he accepted the award for Songwriter of the Year. “Whatever any other individual has to say, you have to ask the man himself. I just did what I know how to do. I just got on a record. I heard the beat, did a verse and heard the final product.
MTV catches up with Drizzy Drake on the red carpet at the BMI Urban Awards and asked him about Lil Wayne’s jab at Jay-Z on ‘Im Good’. Drake did the ‘Jada’ and told MTV he has nothing to do with the Jay-Z jabs or what Weezy had to say on his verse.