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Gamble & Huff at the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala

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Johnny Mercer Award winners Gamble & Huff at the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala. Beneath the glimmering chandeliers of the New York Marriot Marquis hotel ballroom, the evening of June 13, 2014, was one dedicated to celebrating some of the finest songwriting legends of our time. Music icons Ray Davies, Donovan, Graham Gouldman and Mark James were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame; Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons received the organization’s Hal David Starlight Award; and the Johnny Mercer Award was bestowed upon the incomparable songwriting team of Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff. In addition, former BMI President and CEO Del Bryant accepted the prestigious Visionary Leadership Award. Watch here for exclusive interviews! http://www.bmi.com About BMI Celebrating 75 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 600,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI's repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit www.bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.'s Facebook page.