SESAC will kick off CMA Awards Week 2012 by honoring the top songwriters and publishers in Country and Americana at the 2012 SESAC Nashville Music Awards, which will be held Sunday, October 28 at Pinnacle at Symphony Place.
The invitation-only gala will honor the year’s most popular songs and present special awards for Songwriter of the Year, Song of the Year, and Publisher of the Year. Attendees will also be treated special performances by some of SESAC’s acclaimed songwriters.
“We are thrilled to be kicking off CMA Week with the SESAC Nashville Music Awards,” said Tim Fink, SESAC’s Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations and the host of the awards. “We treasure our affiliated songwriters and publishers and look forward to honoring their successes. The 2012 SESAC Nashville Music Awards will be a fantastic event with a couple of surprise moments that will be among the week’s most talked about highlights.”
The SESAC Nashville Awards will kick off a whirlwind week of industry events, followed by ASCAP’s 50th Annual Country Music Awards on Monday, October 29, and BMI’s 60th Annual Country Awards on Tuesday, October 30. The 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards take place Thursday, Nov. 1.