BRITISH WRITERS AND PUBLISHERS HONORED
AT ASCAP/PRS AWARDS IN LONDON
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored the British
writer and publisher members of the PRS, for significant performances of their works in the US during 2003, during a special reception held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on October 13, 2004.
Steven "Lenky" Marsden was named the enviable Songwriter of the Year for his three award-winning songs "Get Busy," "Never Leave You," and "No Letting Go."
Song of the Year honors went to "Get Busy" written by Steven "Lenky" Marsden and Sean Paul, and BMG Music Publishing Ltd. picked up the Publisher of the Year award as the music publisher with the most award-winning songs.
Petula Clark and Freda Payne celebrated the work of ASCAP board member and legendary songwriter Hal David with a stunning live performance of his work, which includes such classics as "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head," "I Say A Little Prayer," "Alfie," and "This (Girl's) In Love With You," which was recorded by Petula Clark.