Morrison honored at Brit kudofest

Van Morrison will be honored as a BMI Icon at the performing rights organization’s annual London Awards on Oct. 5 at the Dorchester Hotel.

Morrison will be honored for his enduring influence on generations of music makers. The BMI London Awards will recognize the European songwriters and publishers of the most played songs on U.S. radio and television in the past year and in a variety of music formats. The Robert J. Musel Award will be presented to the writer and publisher of the most performed song of the year.

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