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I Bee Gees premiati agli BMI Icons awards
(di Enzo , 16/05/2007 @ 15:18:32, in Dal web, linkato 7746 volte)
Robin, Ivonne e Barry Gibb con i BMI Icon AwardsLa BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc), una delle due associazioni per i diritti d'autore statunitense, ha conferito ai Bee Gees il prestigioso premio "BMI Pop Icons". Il premio è stato consegnato a Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb ed Yvonne Gibb, la vedova di Maurice, durante la cerimonia svoltasi ieri (15 maggio) a Beverly Hills (California), per festeggiare la cinquantacinquesima edizione dei "BMI Icons Awards". Uno dei momenti più importanti dello spettacolo è stato il tributo ai Gibb, con le esibizioni di Kelly Rowland delle Destiny's Child (che ha cantato "Emotion"), della star R&B gospel Bebe Winans (medley di "Nights on Broadway" e "How deep is your love" e della finalista di American Idol Katharine McPhee ("Immortality").
Fonte: bmi.com
"BMI Honors The Bee Gees as Icons at 55th Annual Pop Awards"

BMI staged its 55th Annual Pop Awards on May 15, honoring the Bee Gees as Pop Icons.
A highlight of the ceremony was the musical tribute to legendary singing trio the Bee Gees.
The brothers Gibb were honored as BMI Icons for their “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” Accepting the awards were Barry and Robin Gibb, and Yvonne Gibb, wife of the late Maurice Gibb.
The tribute saw American Idol finalist Katharine McPhee perform “Immortality,” Bebe Winans singing a medley of “Nights on Broadway” and “How Deep Is Your Love” and Kelly Rowland performing “Emotion.”
The musical partnership of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb has produced some of the most timeless songs ever written, including “Night Fever,” “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart,” “Staying Alive,” “I Started a Joke,” “How Deep Is Your Love,” “Jive Talkin,” “You Should Be Dancing” and “Run To Me.”
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees signature three-part harmony has endured for more than four decades, and with this award they join an elite list of previous BMI Icons that includes Crosby, Stills & Nash, Paul Simon, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Isaac Hayes, Dolly Parton and Carlos Santana.

Source: bmi.com