Trey Songz // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase Trey Songz // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

Trey Songz was a featured performer and headliner Thursday night at the BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase, held in Atlanta at E.S.S.O. Nightclub. Nas and new Capital Records signee Novel also performed at the showcase. The 12th annual event gave hopefuls from across the country a chance to display their talent in front of Atlanta’s influential, superstar-spotting music community, and the showcase finalists were chosen by a group of top BMI songwriters, producers and industry execs from a whopping 300 submissions. Continue reading for a gallery of photos from the show.

Nas // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase DJ Khaled // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase Lil Jon // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase Trey Songz // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

Sean Garrett & Lil Jon // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase Jagged Edge's Wingo // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

713 // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

Lil Jon, 713 and BMI Execs Wardell Malloy & Catherine Brewton // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

713 were winners of the BMI Unsigned Urban Music Showcase. Above, they’re pictured with rapper Lil Jon, who was the recipient of the “BMI Legends of Atlanta” award, along with BMI Execs Wardell Malloy and Catherine Brewton.

DJ Khaled & Lil Jon // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase BMI\'s Byron Wright & DJ Khaled // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

Nas // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

Novel // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase Novel // BMI Urban Unsigned Talent Showcase

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