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Pop star Pink to receive BMI president's award for songwriting, impact on pop culture

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NEW YORK — Pink will be honored with the BMI President's Award next month.

Broadcast Music Inc. announced Tuesday that Pink would receive the honor for her songwriting efforts and her impact on pop culture. The 63rd annual BMI Pop Awards will be presented at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on May 12.

The music rights management company has presented the award to Taylor Swift, Juanes and Willie Nelson in the past.

PHOTO: FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, Pink arrives at unite4:good and Variety's 2nd annual unite4:humanity in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Broadcast Music, Inc. announced Tuesday, April 7, it would bestow Pink with the honor May 12 for her songwriting efforts and impact on pop culture. The 63rd annual BMI Pop Awards will take place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, Pink arrives at unite4:good and Variety's 2nd annual unite4:humanity in Beverly Hills, Calif. Broadcast Music, Inc. announced Tuesday, April 7, it would bestow Pink with the honor May 12 for her songwriting efforts and impact on pop culture. The 63rd annual BMI Pop Awards will take place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Pink, a three-time Grammy winner, has released six studio albums. She has co-written most of her hit songs, including "So What" and "Just Give Me a Reason."

The BMI Pop Awards will also recognize the top songwriters and publishers of the last year.


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