Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers will receive the BMI Icon Award at Broadcast Music, Inc.’s (BMI®) R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, to be held Friday, August 28, at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles according to BMI.

Rodgers, a musical architect of the influential band CHIC and perennial “hit maker”, was selected as this year’s BMI Icon recipient for his incomparable catalog and his defining influence on popular music. The star-studded event celebrates the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed R&B/Hip-Hop songs of the previous year. - BMI Press Release

Congratulations go out to Mr. Rodgers on this great achievement! Check out his latest video with CHIC called "I'll Be There".