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Stevie Nicks to receive BMI Icon award

Stevie Nicks to receive BMI Icon award

STEVIE NICKS:The Fleetwood Mac star has been selected to receive the prestigious honor from Broadcast Music International (BMI) officials at their 62nd annual prize-giving in Hollywood on May 13. Photo: Associated Press

Legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks will be feted with the Icon Award at the 2014 BMI Pop Awards ceremony.

The Fleetwood Mac star has been selected to receive the prestigious honor from Broadcast Music International (BMI) officials at their 62nd annual prize-giving in Hollywood on May 13.

Barbara Cane, BMI Vice President, says, “Stevie Nicks is an extraordinary songwriter and pedigree artist of stunning genius and unwavering grace, on and off the stage. She has defined an era of pop and rock culture around the world with her brilliance and unforgettable magnificence.”

The title is awarded to musicians for their “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers” and previous honorees include Paul Simon, Carole King, Willie Nelson and the Bee Gees.

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