Snoop Dogg will receive the Sony/ATV Music Publishing “Social Leadership” Award at the 15th annual Songs of Hope event, reports Variety.
The honor will be presented by Sony/ATV chairman and CEO Jon Platt at the Sept. 19 gathering in Los Angeles. Cancer research and treatment center City of Hope celebrates the song and songwriter at Songs of Hope, which previously announced the attendance of veteran executive and producer Clive Davis, producer Boi-1da (Drake, Kendrick Lamar), award-winning songwriter Diane Warren, the Dream (a Grammy winner for Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies”) and more.
Songwriter/producer Jimmy Jam returns as master of ceremonies at songwriter/producer Alex da Kid’s KIDinaKorner campus in Sherman Oaks. The event has raised more than $4.1 million for City of Hope to date.
Award presenters and recipients include: Clive Davis “Legend in Songwriting” Award, presented by Clive Davis to producer Boi-1da and songwriter Diane Warren; the “Facebook Songwriter Impact” Award presented to Hayley Kiyoko; and the Warner Chappell Music “Beacon of Excellence” Award presented to the Dream The Sony/ATV Music Publishing “Social Leadership” Award goes to Snoop Dogg.