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BMI HONORS KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND WITH MULTITUDE OF AWARDS FOR ICONIC HITS THAT DEFINED THE 70s AND SHAPED THE FACE OF MODERN-DAY POP MUSIC

72c44b9d-bcdb-418a-9479-912cc2b7c8d1Accolades Precede First Album Release in Over A Decade; 'Feeling You! The 60s' Available for Pre-Order on iTunes and Amazon Now

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 3, 2015) – Just a week before their first album in over a decade, Feeling You! The 60s, hits stores worldwide, KC and The Sunshine Band is honored with a multitude of awards from BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), recognizing their long-standing career and outstanding contributions to the music industry through iconic hits like "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty," "Get Down Tonight," "That's The Way (I Like It)," "Please Don't Go," and many more. The band's frontman, Harry Wayne "KC" Casey was present at the BMI offices in Nashville, Tenn. today to accept the coveted awards from BMI Director and Writer Publisher, David Preston.

Among the honors garnered were seven (7) Pop Awards, four (4) million performance certificates, two (2) R&B Awards, two (2) two-million performance certificates, and one (1) Urban Award. The accolades span the years from 1974 to 2013 — the latest in which they won their most recent recognition, an Urban Award, for "Pop That." BMI first recognized their musical contributions in 1974 with a two million performance certificate and Pop Award for international No. 1 smash, "Rock Your Baby."

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