Usher to Receive ASCAP Golden Note Award

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"I take the art of songwriting and music—making very seriously, so to be given the ASCAP Golden Note Award from an organization of my fellow music creators is a huge honor," said Usher.

Usher has reached another career milestone.

The "Climax" singer will be honored with the ASCAP Golden Note Award at the 26th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The honor only goes to artist, musicians and composers who have greatly contributed to the industry through their gifts. Previous honorees include Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys.

"I take the art of songwriting and music—making very seriously, so to be given the ASCAP Golden Note Award from an organization of my fellow music creators is a huge honor," said Usher in a statement. "I've been blessed to have such a wonderful career, working with some of the most talented people in the business, and I am just getting started!"

This year's ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 27th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

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