EMI CMG wins publisher honor.
Jeremy Camp was named songwriter of the year at ASCAP's Christian music awards April 11 in Nashville. His hits include "Right Here" and "Walk by Faith."
The Matthew West hit "More," penned by West and Jason Houser, was named song of the year. The song was published by Westies Music Publishing, WB Music Corp. and Word Music.
EMI CMG Music Publishing wasnamed Christian publisher of the year. The company had a banner year, with such hits as "(There's Gotta Be) More to Life," "All I Need," "Dare You to Move," "It Is You," "King," "Open Skies" and "Presence."
During the evening, 4HIM was presented with a special award in recognition of its 15th anniversary and heavy collection of hits. The group has churned out such classics as "Basics of Life," "Center of the Mark" and "For Future Generations."