John “Sly” Wilson Receives BMI Pop Music Songwriter Award


Justin-TimberlakejohnslywilsonJohn Wilson, producer, arranger, songwriter, film composer, recording artist and co-founding member of Sly Slick & Wicked who co-wrote Justin Timberlake's #1 Hit “Suit & Tie” featuring Jay Z received The BMI Pop Music Songwriter Awards for the song at the 62nd Pop Awards recently. The evening recognizes the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most-performed pop songs in the US from BMI’s repertoire of more than 8.5 million musical works.Recently, John was featured in The Sax Man, a documentary film that captures the truestory of Maurice Reedus Jr, a street musician for the last two decades but a touringmusician long before that. His inspiring story culminated in this documentary, whichbrought him back together with his old band, Sly, Slick, and Wicked.

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