Rhythm and Soul's Big Night
6/27/2006 2:21 PM PT
The Beverly Hilton was filled with star power Monday evening as hundreds of entertainment and music luminaries gathered for the 19th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Music Awards. The event celebrates songwriters and publishers.
The event was co-hosted by multi-platinum sensation Ciara and ASCAP President Marilyn Bergman.
One of the highlights of the night was LL Cool J picking up the ASCAP Golden Note Award for his contributions to hip-hop music as a writer and artist.
The evening wrapped up with hip-hop royalty 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri honored with Songwriters of the Year.