BMI To Honor Taylor Swift With First Ever ‘Taylor Swift Award’

Variety Beat

Wait, hold the phone, The BMI’s have created an award in Taylor Swift‘s name? How amazing is that?! What’s more amazing is that it has only been done one other time in the BMI’s 76 year history! The first was in 1990 to Michael Jackson!

BMI Vice President of Writer/Publisher Relations Barbara Cane said in a statement:

Taylor Swift has transformed pop culture through her songs, artistry and indomitable spirit. She has had a profound impact, not only musically, but also through her personal conviction and commitment to create a standard that values and respects music for everyone. We felt it appropriate to award Taylor with an honor that is as unique and special as she is.

The award will be presented to Swift in “recognition of her incomparable creative and artistic talent and influence on music lovers throughout the world.”

The 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards is a private event and…

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