-- Warner/Chappell Music has signed a worldwide administration agreement with Warner Bros. Records/Asylum recording artist, Gucci Mane. The deal covers Mane's catalog of work, his recently-released second studio album, "The State vs. Radric Davis," as well as his future compositions.

-- BMI will honor John Fogerty as a BMI Icon at its 58th annual Pop Awards, which will be held May 18 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The invitation-only event honors the songwriters and publishers of the past year's most-performed pop songs in the United States. The proceeding will culminate in an all-star musical tribute to Fogerty.

In being named a BMI Icon, John Fogerty will join the elite ranks that include Gamble & Huff, Kris Kristofferson, the Jacksons, the Bee Gees, Paul Simon, Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, James Brown, Carlos Santana, Dolly Parton, and Hall & Oates, among others. In addition to the Icon presentation, BMI will also recognize song, songwriter and publisher of the year, among other awards at the event.

-- The National Music Publishers Assn. will hold its annual meeting at the
Marriott Marquis in New York on June 16, beginning at 4 PM. David Israelite, President and CEO of the National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA), today announced the date for the organization's annual meeting in New York City.