'Game of Love' is BMI song of the year

May 12, 2004 at 2:15 PM
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LOS ANGELES, May 12 (UPI) -- "The Game of Love" has won the award for song of the year at the 52nd Annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills.

Lauren Christy and Scott Spock, known collectively as The Matrix, were named songwriters of the year and took home the crystal obelisk for their songs "Complicated" and "I'm With You," both No. 1 singles for Avril Lavigne, and "The Remedy (I Won't Worry,)" recorded by Jason Mraz.

With 11 hit songs, Warner/Chappell Music Group claimed the BMI pop publisher of the year prize.

Their top tunes were "Are You Happy Now?," "Crazy In Love," "Complicated," "Dilemma," "I'm With You," "In A Little While," "Mesmerize," "Miss You ," "Picture," "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)" and "Soak Up The Sun."

A highlight of the gala at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel was a tribute to artist/writer/producer and former Beach Boy Brian Wilson, who was given the title BMI Icon.

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