Jack Harlow was awarded Songwriter of the Year for the third consecutive year at the 2023 SESAC Music Awards.
Harlow also took home the Song of the Year award for his smash hit “First Class”.
“We are honored to celebrate our songwriters and publishers across multiple genres,” shared Sam Kling, Chief Creative Officer, SESAC Performing Rights. “SESAC is proud of its affiliates who continue to write chart-topping hits and we enjoy every opportunity we get to celebrate their achievements.”
Additional award-winning writers include Daniel Lopatin, who took home four awards for his work with The Weeknd; Dez Wright, for his work with Young Thug and Drake; and Jimmy Napes for songs he wrote with Sam Smith.
The 2023 SESAC Music Awards were held at the Highlight Room in Hollywood on Tuesday, September 19.
Sony Music Publishing was named Publisher of the Year for the second year in a row, taking home a total of twelve awards for songs such as “First Class,” “We Go Up” recorded by Nicki Minaj and Fivio Foreign, “Count Me Out” recorded by Kendrick Lamar, and “Mercury” recorded by Steve Lacy, among many others.
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