Zim ‘Drunk In Love’ Producer Brian Soko Honoured At BMIs

Zimbabwean producer Brian Soko, best known as the beatmaker on the Beyonce and Jay-Z smash hit, Drunk In Love has been honoured the BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) winning three awards at the BMI 2014 Awards in  Hollywood.

Brian Soko on the red carpet at the BMIs

Brian Soko on the red carpet at the BMIs

Music industry luminaries, influencers and power personalities converged at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday August 22nd for the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The annual event celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs of the previous year. The awards recognized producers and songwriters of Billboard No. 1 singles on the charts from the past year.

Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz and Andre Proctor

Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz and Andre Proctor

Soko and his production partners of ‘The Order Production Company’ Rasool Diaz and Andre Proctor won under three categories:

  • Most Performed Song 2014 R&B/Hip-Hop Award Song for Lil Wayne’s ‘No Worries’
  • Billboard #1s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song for Beyoncé ‘Drunk In Love’
  • Billboard #1s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for Beyoncé ‘Drunk In Love’

Soko shared,

It is an honor and a privilege to be honored here, this is a culmination of almost five years of hard work and sacrifice. I dedicate this to everybody who has supported us over the years; my family, friends, business colleagues and my dear friend and brother Kaelou who passed away last month and wasn’t able to enjoy this moment with us. I am  also very thrilled to represent Zimbabwe  and Africa at this level!

The prestigious Publisher of the Year was accepted by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. who is also responsible for Soko’s publishing.

Anashe Media Group Presser

Quick side-note: Well done then… We’re oretty chuffed for him

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