FILE - This May 15, 2012 file photo shows songwriter and producer 

FILE - This May 15, 2012 file photo shows songwriter and producer Benny Blanco at The 60th Annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Blanco will be the recipient of the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award, at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala on June 13, 2013. The Hal David Starlight Award, created in 2004, was renamed in honor of  Hal David, for his longtime support of young songwriters. (AP Photo/Katy Winn, file)
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FILE - This May 15, 2012 file photo shows songwriter and producer Benny Blanco at The 60th Annual BMI Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Blanco will be the recipient of the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award, at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala on June 13, 2013. The Hal David Starlight Award, created in 2004, was renamed in honor of Hal David, for his longtime support of young songwriters. (AP Photo/Katy Winn, file)
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