Songwriter, producer, guitarist extraordinary Nile Rodgers can now add Icon to his impressive resume. The multi-talented musician was honored with the BMI Icon Award at the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.
Several celebrities were on hand to celebrate Niles and his illustrious career, including Rick Ross, V. Bozeman, Kevin McCall, Snoop Dogg, Deborah Cox and many more.
Rodgers spoke of the honor, telling HipHollywood, “I’m happy and sad … usually you get these awards at the end of your career and I feel like I got a whole lot more records to go.”
In addition to Rodgers, DJ Mustard was also recognized as producer of the year AND songwriter of the year. The talented beat-maker walked away with 12 awards in total.
Congratulations to both Mustard and Rodgers!