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UMPG EARNS CROWN AT BMI URBAN AWARDS: PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR, TOP SONGWRITER, TWO PRODUCER OF THE YEAR WINS, AND SONG OF THE YEAR

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - UMPG claimed the coveted publisher of the year title at the BMI Urban Awards with 20 hits on the most–performed list, and eight songs on BMI's overall most–performed list.

UMPG songwriter/artist T–Pain was honored as the songwriter of the year. T–Pain also shared producer of the year kudos with fellow UMPG producer Polow Da Don.

Earning the statuette for song of the year was Beyoncé's "Irreplaceable," co–written by Ne–Yo.

Among the eight BMI songs that featured T–Pain's songwriting contributions are "Bartender," "Low," "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')," "Kiss Kiss" and "Good Life."

Congratulations to all of UMPG's award winning BMI songwriters/producers:

"BARTENDER"
T–Pain

"BECAUSE OF YOU"
Ne–Yo

"BUY U A DRANK (SHAWTY SNAPPIN')"
T–Pain

"CHAIN HANG LOW"
Jovan "Jibbs" Campbell

"CYCLONE"
Baby Bash
Lil Jon
T–Pain

"GOOD LIFE"
T–Pain

"I'M A FLIRT"
R. Kelly
T–Pain

"IRREPLACEABLE"
Ne–Yo

"KISS KISS"
Chris Brown
T–Pain

"LAST NIGHT"
Keyshia Cole

"LOW"
T–Pain

"MAKE ME BETTER"
Ne–Yo

"PROMISE"
Polow Da Don
Jasper Cameron

"RUNAWAY LOVE"
Polow Da Don

"SHAWTY"
T–Pain

"STRONGER"
Thomas Bangalter
Guy–Manuel de Homem–Christo

"THIS IS WHY I'M HOT"
Leon Haywood
Lil Jon

"THROW SOME D'S"
Polow Da Don
Rich Boy

"WE FLY HIGH"
Jim Jones

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