In 1997, Patrick received the ASCAPSongwriter of the Year Award for the third time including back-to-back occasions. In 1996 he won it for "Keep on Jumpin'". In 1995 he was honored by Billboard for the # 1 dance song "Keep in Touch (Body to Body)" by the Shades of Love. Cathy Dennis' a re-recording of the classic Patrick Adams/Greg Carmichael penned and produced "Touch Me (All Night Long)" became a #1 pop hit single in 1991. For this cover of another Fonda Rae-performed release, Patrick and Greg received the 1992 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Award. Among his hit collaborators, Adams co-wrote the 1979 hit single, "When You Wake Up Tomorrow" with 2001 ASCAP Top Dance Song Of The Year songwriter ("All For You"), Wayne K. Garfield, for dance diva, Candi Staton.