(LONDON) -- Taio Cruz and the members of Coldplay were honored Wednesday in London at an awards show staged by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, or ASCAP.
Cruz was the recipient of the organization's Vanguard Award for emerging musicians, while Coldplay's "Viva la Vida" received Song of the Year honors. Chris Martin and his Coldplay bandmates were also named Songwriters of the Year.
Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" and Miley Cyrus' hit "Party in the USA" were also recognized.
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