For the 13th consecutive year, the event is co-chaired by David Renzer, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Spirit Music Group; Doug Davis, Founder/Principal of The Davis Firm; Evan Lamberg, President of Universal Music Publishing Group, North America; and Steve Schnur, President of Music, Electronic Arts.
Renzer said, “Doug, Evan, Steve and I are honored to serve as co-chairs once again for Songs of Hope.
Same God [Live]" -- Tye Tribbett Best Gospel Song "Have Your Way" -- Calvin Frazier & Deitrick Haddon, songwriters (Deitrick Haddon) "If He Did It Before...
Held at the KIDina KORNER Kampus (the residence of hit-maker Alex da Kid), this year’s Songs of Hope charity event will feature award presentations, including: Performances and other appearances will be announced shortly.
Songs of Hope brings together music and entertainment industry executives committed to fighting cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
WINNER "Get It Right" — Fantasia "Quiet Fire" — Maysa "Hey Laura" — Gregory Porter "Yesterday" — Ryan Shaw Best R&B Song (A Songwriters Award) "Best Of Me" — Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton) "Love And War" — Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper, Jr., La Shawn Daniels & Makeba Riddick, songwriters (Tamar Braxton) "Only One" — PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring Stevie Wonder) "Pusher Love Girl" — James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake) WINNER "Without Me" — Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot) RAP Best Rap Performance "Started From The Bottom" — Drake "Berzerk" — Eminem "Tom Ford" — Jay Z "Swimming Pools (Drank)" — Kendrick Lamar "Thrift Shop" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz WINNER Best Rap/Sung Collaboration "Power Trip" — J.
" — Miguel Featuring Kendrick Lamar "Something" — Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway WINNER Best Urban Contemporary Album "Love And War" — Tamar Braxton "Side Effects Of You" — Fantasia "One: In The Chamber" — Salaam Remi "Unapologetic" — Rihanna WINNER "New York: A Love Story" — Mack Wilds Best R&B Album R&B Divas — Faith Evans Girl On Fire — Alicia Keys WINNER Love In The Future — John Legend Better — Chrisette Michele Three Kings — TGT Best Traditional R&B Performance "Please Come Home — Gary Clark Jr.
“You’re there to make sure people have a good time and play what they want to hear, but you also want to be artistic and true to yourself.” He said he tries to find a balance between giving the audience too much and not giving them enough. Le Blanc is an artist who prefers to have a connection with his audience when he is performing, as if he were playing for them in the comfort of his own home.