Thursday, September 28, 2017
2017 Songs of Hope Honorees
The CLIVE DAVIS “Legend in Songwriting” Award presented to MAX MARTIN
ELECTRONIC ARTS “Composer of the Century” Award presented to HANS ZIMMER
MARTIN BANDIER “Vanguard” Award” presented to JACK ANTONOFF
PANDORA “Trendsetter” Award” presented to THE CHAINSMOKERS
“Songs of Hope” is a unique evening honoring songwriters and composers, with live music and a silent auction. The event brings together more than 300 music industry celebrities and professionals, and to date has raised over $3.3 million for City of Hope. This year will mark our 13th annual “Songs of Hope”.
Each year, the event features intimate performances; past artists and hosts include Sarah Bareilles, Aloe Blacc, Colbie Calliat, Natalie Cole, Gavin DeGraw, The Doobie Brothers, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Skylar Grey, Randy Jackson, Jimmy Jam, K’naan, Kenny Loggins, Brian McKnight, Ne-Yo, Mike Posner, Lionel Richie, will.i.am and Stevie Wonder.
Honored songwriters and composers includes Burt Bacharach, Sarah Bareilles, Desmond Child, John Debney, Jermaine Dupri, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, K’naan, Kenny Loggins, Mark Mothersbaugh, Randy Newman, Trevor Rabin, Carole Bayer Sager, Dave Stewart, Swizz Beatz, Brian Tyler and Pharrell Williams.
Award Sponsor have been American Express, ASCAP, Martin Bandier, Clive Davis, Electronic Arts, MusicNotes, Nokia, Pandora and Suzanne and Hans Zimmer.
Hosts who have opened their home for this event include Ron Fair, Lionel Richie, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Glen Ballard, and Esquire Magazine.
For more information, please contact Gabriela Aguilera at [email protected] or 626-218-6313.