May 11- Performing rights organization SESAC held its annual Music Awards at Manhattan's IAC Building with a number of music's biggest stars in attendance.Some of the most celebrated songwriters, publishers, and composers in popular music were in the audience as Lady Antebellum's Hilary Scott nabbed Song of Year honor's for the band's song "Need You Now."
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »