Congratulations are for Megan Thee Stallion and Christopher “YC” Pearson who were tied for the songwriter of the year title at the 2022 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.
According to Billboardthe awards show took place Wednesday in Miami, with Megan Thee Stallion and Christopher “YC” Pearson taking the title of songwriter of the year. Megan co-wrote her songs “Body”, “Cry Baby” and “Thot Sh*t”, which helped her win the title. YC co-wrote Moneybagg Yo’s hit singles “Time Today” and “Wockesha” as well as Pooh Shiesty’s “Back in Blood” which led to him winning the title as well.
As many of you know, Megan Thee Stallion released her second studio album “Traumazine” last month, and has so far released the album’s lead singles, “Pressurelicious,” “Her,” and recently shared the official music video for her single “Ungrateful,” which features Key Glock.
YC shared how grateful he is for the recognition, saying, “Grateful for the eternal blessing. Never in a million years did I think he would be songwriter of the year. Come on, I thank everyone who supports me, let’s move on.”
The awards show also honored Busta Rhymes, who received the Icon Award. BMI shared that he received the honor for his “defining impact on hip-hop and for guiding the next generation of talent.”
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners.
TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94