(AllHipHop News) On October 29th Atlanta, Georgia served as one of the sites for ASCAP’S 5th Annual Women Behind The Music Series. The professional music organization’s event celebrates women in the music community including songwriters, artists, managers, label executives, attorneys, and music publishers.
The Atlanta installment of this year’s series recognized three influential and accomplished women in the music business. Singer/songwriter and television personality Kandi Burruss, COO/Director of Marketing of Disturbing Tha Peace Records Aiyisha Obafemi, and entertainment lawyer Denise Brown Henderson were presented with awards for their contributions to the industry.
The evening was hosted by V103 radio personality Egypt Sherrod and featured performances by Tasha Cobbs and Netta Brielle. Malibu Red, The New Nasty, Uber Cars, Sister 2 Sister Magazine, Miss Jessie’s, Colour U Cosmetics and Cake Cafe Atlanta sponsored the affair held at downtown Atlanta’s Halo nightclub.
Previously, Roc Nation artist Melanie Fiona, singer/actress LeToya Luckett, songwriter Andrea Martin, Title 9 Productions founder Carmen Murray, singer/songwriter Stacy Barthe, CEO of Phase Too Management Inc. Tina Davis, and VP/Managing Partner of MBK Management Jeanine McLean were honored at the New York and Los Angeles editions of ASCAP’S 5th Annual Women Behind The Music Series.
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Check out pics from the event in the gallery below (photo credit: Prince Williams)