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Sep 18, 2018, 08:03 ET Lee Ann Womack To Be Honored With Prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award At ASCAP Country Music Awards

Country music's finest will join ASCAP in honoring GRAMMY, CMA, ACM, AMA and Billboard Award-winning artist and songwriter Lee Ann Womack when she...


Sep 13, 2018, 10:24 ET 14th Annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO On Deck For May 2 - 4, 2019

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that the 14th edition of its signature event, the ASCAP ...


Aug 22, 2018, 10:10 ET Singer, Songwriter And Author Twila Paris To Receive Prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award; Gospel Music Association To Accept ASCAP Partners In Music Award At 40th Annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards

The heart of Nashville's Christian music community will come together on Monday, October 15, at The Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, TN when...


Jul 17, 2018, 10:30 ET ASCAP Promotes Gregory Morgado to Deputy General Counsel

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today...


Jul 09, 2018, 09:10 ET Acclaimed ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop Celebrates 30th Year Of Producing Top-Tier Screen Composers

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today kicks off its renowned annual ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop for an...


Jun 22, 2018, 01:00 ET R&B Supergroup XSCAPE Honored with ASCAP Golden Note Award; Chart-Topping Rappers Migos Accept ASCAP Vanguard Award at 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

R&B and hip-hop's biggest stars gathered tonight at The Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles for ASCAP's signature urban music event, the 31st annual...


Jun 15, 2018, 10:05 ET Influential Rap Trio Migos To Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award At 31st Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards On June 21st In Los Angeles

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 31st annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 21,...


May 24, 2018, 12:30 ET Prolific Film Composer John Powell Recognized With ASCAP Henry Mancini Award; Composer And Songwriter Germaine Franco Receives ASCAP Shirley Walker Award At 2018 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

ASCAP, the American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, celebrated...


May 16, 2018, 09:10 ET Songwriters Call On Senators To Support The Music Modernization Act During ASCAP's "Stand With Songwriters" Advocacy Day On May 17

Award-winning songwriters will convene on Capitol Hill tomorrow, May 17, to meet with elected officials as part of the annual American Society of...


May 14, 2018, 01:10 ET R&B Group Xscape To Be Honored With The ASCAP Golden Note Award At The 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards On June 21st In Los Angeles

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 31st annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in...


Apr 27, 2018, 10:15 ET Multi-Platinum Recording Artists Ne-Yo And Jermaine Dupri Join 2018 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO Lineup

ASCAP has added multi-platinum songwriter and artist Ne-Yo and Grammy-winning artist-producer Jermaine Dupri to the 2018 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO...


Apr 23, 2018, 11:45 ET Steve Mac, Max Martin, Starrah And Drew Taggart Tie As 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Songwriter Of The Year; "Shape Of You" Is Song Of The Year At 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, hosted its 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Monday, April 23, recognizing four...


Apr 20, 2018, 02:57 ET ASCAP Names Nicholas Lehman As Chief Strategy & Digital Officer

ASCAP, the American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in public performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today...


Apr 02, 2018, 11:17 ET 4 Ways To Get Your Songs Heard By Today's Hit Songwriters At The 2018 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO

In addition to panel discussions with today's top hitmakers — Meghan Trainor, St. Vincent, JoJo and Jason Mraz among them — the 2018 ASCAP "I Create...


Mar 27, 2018, 01:31 ET International Superstar Lana Del Rey To Receive ASCAP Global Impact Award; Grammy-Winning Rockers Portugal. The Man To Be Honored With ASCAP Vanguard Award At 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Awards On April 23rd

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, will present ...


Mar 26, 2018, 10:20 ET Multi-platinum Hitmaker Desmond Child To Be Honored With Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award At 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Awards In Los Angeles April 23

ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will present Grammy Award winner and Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Desmond...


Mar 19, 2018, 10:10 ET St. Vincent, Betty Who, Charlotte Caffey, JoJo, Priscilla Renea And A Dozen More Hitmakers Added To 2018 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO Lineup; May 7-9 At The Loews Hollywood Hotel

ASCAP adds over a dozen chart-topping music creators to the 2018 "I Create Music" EXPO lineup, including GRAMMY-winning musician St. Vincent. These...


Mar 08, 2018, 08:30 ET Meghan Trainor To Join 2018 ASCAP "I Create Music" Expo Lineup For Keynote Conversation

ASCAP announces that Meghan Trainor will participate in a keynote conversation at their 2018 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, joining a distinguished...


Mar 06, 2018, 08:58 ET Joss Favela and Farruko Named Songwriter and Songwriter/Artist of the Year at 26th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards; Gente de Zona Honored with ASCAP Golden Note Award and Eduardo Cabra aka VISITANTE Presented with ASCAP Vanguard Award

Joss Favela was named Songwriter of the Year and Farruko Songwriter/Artist of the Year at the 26th annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards, celebrated...


Feb 07, 2018, 10:30 ET Roscoe Mitchell Receives Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award; Gerald Clayton Honored With ASCAP Vanguard Award At 2018 ASCAP Jazz Awards

Tonight, ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators,...


Jan 31, 2018, 10:05 ET ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO 2018 Debuts First Taste of Grammy-Winning, Multi-Platinum Lineup: Jason Mraz, Marc Cohn, Darrell Brown, Dan Wilson, Claudia Brant, Desmond Child, Marcus Miller, Paul Williams, Billie Eilish + Finneas O'Connell

ASCAP has announced the first wave of music creators who will take the stage at their 2018 "I Create Music" EXPO. Among these ASCAP members from...


Jan 08, 2018, 09:15 ET Sundance ASCAP Music Café Presents 20th Anniversary Lineup With Performances By Michael Franti, Brett Dennen, Mr Hudson, Ruelle, Ethan Gruska, Striking Matches And More At 2018 Sundance Film Festival

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, announces...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:58 ET "All I Want For Christmas Is You" Joins Christmas Classics As #1 ASCAP Holiday Song In 2017

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music...


Nov 28, 2017, 07:58 ET ASCAP Hires Media Executive Stephanie Ruyle as New EVP of Licensing

ASCAP, the American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in public performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today...


Nov 08, 2017, 07:57 ET ASCAP Opens Registration For 13th Annual "I Create Music" Expo: The United States' Largest Conference For Songwriters, Composers, Artists And Producers

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will bring its pioneering "I Create Music" EXPO back to Los Angeles in 2018 for...