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STRICK-LY RHYTHM

Sony/ATV Co-Prexy Danny Strick and team celebrate winning Pubco of the Year at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards, as well as assorted Songwriter of the Year and 20 performance awards. Later, ASCAP's Paul Williams asked why he gets so much Sony/ATV email from himself. Seen just before reviewing Williams' poignant performance in Battle for the Planet of the Apes are (back, l-r) VP Creative Ian Holder, Sr. Dir. A&R Clio Massey, SVP, Head of East Coast A&R Rich Christina, Sr. Dir. A&R Jennifer Drake, consultant Shawn Holiday, ASCAP's Nicole George-Middleton, Strick, ASCAP's Beth Matthews, Sony/ATV VP Creative Tyler Childs and SVP Creative Amanda Berman-Hill and (front, l-r) Williams, Sony/ATV SVP Business & Legal affairs Jonas Kant and ASCAP's John Titta.

 Paul Jeffries (Drake) and Allen Ritter (Drake, Kanye West, Rihanna) took Songwriter of the Year trophies, and several of their songs took performance trophies. Also earning multiple wins were Boi-1da, Fetty Wap and Dwayne Chin-Quee.

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis took the Voice of Music Award, and a posthumous Founders Award went to Notorious B.I.G. 

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