David Foster, Brian Wilson To Receive Honors

David Foster, Brian Wilson To Receive Honors

David Foster, Brian Wilson To Receive Honors
Sixteen-time GRAMMY-winning producer/songwriter David Foster will be honored with the BMI Icon award for his "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers" at the 59th Annual BMI Pop Music Awards on May 17 in Los Angeles. Past recipients include John Fogerty, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and Carlos Santana, among others. In related news, GRAMMY winner Brian Wilson will receive the Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement in honor of his long-term creativity and success in the recording industry at the 2011 NARM Music Business Convention Awards Dinner Finale on May 12 in Los Angeles. Past recipients include Chicago, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Cyndi Lauper, Frank Sinatra, and Stevie Wonder, among others. (3/29)

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