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Topic: Lil' Jon Takes Home Top Honors At BMI Awards AHH

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    By Nolan Strong Date: 8/27/2005 12:11 pm Lil’ Jon and R. Kelly took home top honors at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, which took place last night (August 26) at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami, Florida. Lil’ Jon and R. Kelly were named Songwriters of the Year with four “most performed song” awards. The song “Yeah” featuring Usher was named Song of the Year. The Atlanta bred rapper/producer also won the first Urban Ringtone Award for Petey Pablo’s hit song “Freek-A-Leek.” Kanye West won the award for Producer of the Year. Charlie Wilson and The Gap Band were named BMI Icons for their "enduring influence on generations of music makers." EMI Music Publishing snagged the BMI Urban Publisher of the Year. Big Jon Platt, Executive Vice President, Urban Music, U.S. for EMI, accepted on behalf of the publisher. For a complete list of 2005 BMI Urban Awards winners, please visit bmi.com/urban.