Past winners include Van Morrison, Paul Simon.

Steve Winwood will be honored as a BMI Icon at the company's annual London Awards held November 29. The ceremony and dinner will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Dorchester Hotel.

Winwood's Grammy Award-winning career--as a member of bands such as the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith and as a solo artist--has spanned more than 40 years.

Past BMI Icon winners include Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Brian Wilson, Carlos Santana, Charlie Daniels, James Brown, The GAP Band and Dolly Parton.

The BMI London Awards recognize the European songwriters and publishers of the most played songs on U.S. radio and television in the past year and in a variety of music formats. The Robert J. Musel Award will be presented to the writer and publisher of the most performed song of the year.