Ludacris is a man of many talents and now the Atlanta rapper is receiving acknowledgment for his exemplary work.
BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor Luda with the President’s Awards at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The star-studded event draws the entire entertainment community together to celebrate the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed r&b/hip-hop songs of the previous year.
“The President’s Award is bestowed to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in songwriting with profound global influence on culture and the entertainment industry,” said Mike O’Neill, BMI President & CEO. “Christopher ‘Ludacris’ Bridges’ songs traverse boundaries and reach listeners of all genres, making him a global presence. Additionally, his philanthropic efforts go beyond measure with the work he does by way of his charitable organization, The Ludacris Foundation, making him a natural for the BMI President’s Award.”
As the 2014 honoree, Ludacris will join elite ranks that include will.i.am, Adam Levine, Carlos Vives, Taylor Swift and Pitbull. The BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards will be held Friday, August 22, at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Currently, Ludacris is an expert on ABC singing competition show, “Rising Star”, he’s also in the studio working on a new album and he will be seen on the big screen again in Fast and Furious 7 next year.
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