Dr. Luke pictured above along with Max Martin have been given Songwriters Of The Year honors by ASCAP. The duo were responsible for writing five of the most performed songs of 2010. Check it out:
Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald and Max Martin were named songwriters of the year at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ 28th annual Pop Music Awards on Wednesday night.
The duo tied for writing five of the most performed songs of 2010, including “California Gurls” (Katy Perry with Snoop Dogg), “Dynamite” (Taio Cruz) and “Teenage Dream” (Perry).
Dr. Luke also won for Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA” and “Tik Tok” by Ke$ha, who presented his award. Martin also won for “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love” by Usher with Pitbull and “Whataya Want From Me” by Adam Lambert. Lambert presented to Martin, who made a rare appearance to accept the award.
Dr. Luke has had 20 No. 1 songs in the past five years and has received 17 ASCAP Awards, including songwriter of the year last year, while Martinpreviously won the award in 1999, 2000 and 2001.