(Atlanta, GA) BMI’s R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Ceremony & VIP Gifting Lounge is the annual, premier event honoring the year’s top BMI affiliates. Awards will be presented to the following categories: Most Performed R&B/Hip-Hop Song of the past year, BMI Billboard #1’s, R&B/Hip-Hop Producer of the Year,
Top BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Producers, etc. BMI has honored music legends with an icon or Presidents Award ceremony and performance tribute to: Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Toni Braxton, Babyface, The Jacksons, L.A. Reid, Will.I.Am, Ludacris James Brown, Al Green and so many more. This year BMI will honor living legend Patti Labelle. The 2017 Gifting experience will be held at the W Midtown Hotel – Elevate, located at 188 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30361, August 30-31st.

BMI’s R&B/Hip-Hop Awards & Gifting Suite is a private event, hosting top BMI affiliates, artists, celebrities, prominent music industry executives, and industry taste makers. Past attendees and performers have included: Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Diddy, Pharell Williams, Rev Run, Dr. Dre, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Usher, Nas, and T.I. Eye Candy Creations was tapped to host the 2017 VIP R&B/HIP-HOP gifting experience bringing a wealth of partnerships with luxury brands such as Gold & Wood: Luxury Eyewear in noble materials, Absolut, Cartier, Mia Adora, Caribbean Blue, Tickets 2 Events, Carmen Sol, Jaxon Pastries, Rolling Out Magazine,
Selfie Cookie and Enchanted Branding & Public Relations. Eyecandy Creations owner Tiffany Williams is ecstatic to have Gold & Wood on board for this year’s luxury lounge, “This is a real treat for our VIP’s. The company has always set itself apart from the competition by delicately bringing to life hand-crafted frames with the use of noble materials and exquisite detailing.”

“We look forward to creating a memorable experience for the 2017 award recipients and BMI executive staff. We have hosted luxury experiences for clients and organizations across the country but this partnership with BMI is special, especially as this is the year they are honoring the amazing Ms. Patti

The 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop gifting experience is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 10am – 8pm to Thursday, August 31st from 9am – 12noon at the newly renovated ELEVATE located in the W Midtown Hotel at 188 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30361.