Queens has received an award from the Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI)

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Queens has received an award from the Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI)


Queens was awarded the prestigious award and title of the legendary band according to the American organization Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI), representing the interests of the representatives of the US music industry. Report published on the site of the celebration of the organization.

Commenting on the award from BMI, Queen guitarist Brian May, who attended the ceremony along with his bandmate Roger Taylor, said that for him personally and for the group as a whole it was very important to gain recognition in the US. According to May, which leads BBC 6, the reward for the British team is particularly important because the group Queen has always been closely associated with America, but has never been a favorite of founding there the awards.

Besides the fact of the ceremony was also marked by BMI and a separate track Queen – Another One Bites the Dust. The song was included in the honorable list of records that sounded in the US live more than three million times. In the same category, and hit We Are the Champions.

Previously recognized legends BMI songwriter Don Black, Van Morrison, Bee Gees, James Brown, Willie Nelson and many other musicians.

Award Ceremony 2011 was held on October 4 and its main goal was to honoring those artists whose songs sounded the maximum number of times in American broadcast television and radio stations. For a complete list of those who fell into the top list of most popular artists in the US, can be found here.