It's been a long time coming. Cash Money founders Bryan "Birdman" Willams and Ronald "Slim" Williams are gearing up to be honored with the BMI Icon Award at the 2013 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. Formally known as the BMI Urban awards, the publishing company joins together to celebrate the top songwriters, producers and publishers of the previous year.

Along with the award, the show will entail a musical tribute to Cash Money Records.Additional guests appearing at the event include Lil Wayne, Drake, Mannie Fresh, Ace Hood, French Montana and many more celebs.

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is a leader globally in music rights management. The Company negotiates music license agreements and fees, while also distributing royalties to writers and publishers.