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Jul 10, 2020, 07:05 ET ASCAP 2020 Latin Music Award Winners Feted on All Social Media Platforms - Latin Music Icons, Chart-Topping Producers and the Genre's Hottest Songwriting Stars Join in Three-Day Virtual Celebration

The 2020 ASCAP Latin Music Awards, taking place this year in an innovative social media format, rose to new heights across all digital platforms....


Jul 07, 2020, 10:00 ET ASCAP Latin Music Awards Premiere Today Across All Social Media Platforms: Latin Music Superstars, Prominent Producers And The Genre's Hottest Songwriters Join In Three-Day Virtual Celebration July 7-9

ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), today announces the winners of the most performed songs of the past year in Latin...


Jun 25, 2020, 22:17 ET ASCAP 2020 Screen Music Awards Receive Standing Ovation On All Social Platforms During Three-day Virtual Celebration June 23-25

This year, the ASCAP Screen Music Awards took to the screen itself to honor 2020's winning music creators. The ASCAP composers who brought everyone's ...


Jun 23, 2020, 09:57 ET Film And TV Composers Ruth Barrett, Siddhartha Khosla, David Vanacore And Hans Zimmer Receive Top Honors; Composers' Choice Winners Revealed At 2020 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

ASCAP raises the curtain on its second virtual celebration of annual award winners today through June 25, recognizing its top film, television and...


Jun 19, 2020, 11:00 ET ASCAP Launches HBCU Internship Program

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced the launch of a new paid internship program for students enrolled...


Jun 18, 2020, 21:00 ET ASCAP's Innovative 2020 Pop Music Awards A Hit On All Digital Platforms - Pop Music Icons, Chart-Topping Producers And The Genre's Hottest Songwriting Stars Join In Two Day Virtual Celebration

The 2020 ASCAP Pop Music Awards, taking place this year in an innovative virtual awards format, was a hit across all digital platforms. Exclusive...


Jun 17, 2020, 09:45 ET Louis Bell Is ASCAP Pop Music Songwriter Of The Year; "Sucker" Is Pop Song Of The Year: 2020 ASCAP Pop Music Awards Kick Off With First Ever Virtual, 2-Day Event On ASCAP Social Media Featuring Exclusive Winner Videos, Photos And More

Debuting an innovative virtual awards format, the 2020 ASCAP Pop Music Awards will recognize pop music icons, chart-topping producers and the genre's ...


Jun 15, 2020, 16:54 ET ASCAP Experience: Home Edition Presents ASCAP Virtual Pop And Screen Music Awards Programming On June 18 And 25

This month, ASCAP will combine two of its signature events into one virtual celebration of music creators. ASCAP Experience: Home Edition programming ...


May 28, 2020, 10:05 ET ASCAP Reinvents 2020 Pop, Screen, Latin And Rhythm & Soul Music Awards With Innovative Virtual Celebrations To Recognize Top Songwriter, Composer And Publisher Members

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced it will honor the songwriters and publishers behind its most...


May 22, 2020, 09:02 ET ASCAP Recreates Signature Songwriter Conference As Free, Ongoing Virtual Series -- ASCAP Experience: Home Edition

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, has transformed its signature ASCAP Experience conference into a free,...


Mar 04, 2020, 09:10 ET Comedy Icon Adam Sandler To Be Honored With Esteemed ASCAP Founders Award At 2020 ASCAP Pop Music Awards April 28 In Los Angeles

Promising a night filled with music, laughter and Hollywood magic, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) today announces...


Feb 12, 2020, 09:05 ET Global Superstar And Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Mariah Carey Switches To ASCAP

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


Feb 06, 2020, 10:05 ET ASCAP Experience 2020 Is Set To Inspire With First Wave Of Award-Winning, Chart-Topping Panelists

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) today announces the first wave of music creators lighting up the stage at the 2020...


Jan 07, 2020, 11:00 ET Sundance ASCAP Music Café Presents 22nd Anniversary Lineup With Performances By Renowned And Emerging Artists Including Matt Berninger, Derek Smalls, the bird and the bee, Barry Zito, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Matthew Koma, ZZ Ward And More

ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) announces an eclectic music lineup for its 22nd Annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café,...


Dec 10, 2019, 09:00 ET ASCAP Launches TuneUp, First-Of-Its-Kind Comprehensive Wellness Program To Help Music Creators Be Their Creative Best

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, announces the official launch of ASCAP TuneUp — a member program to meet the...


Dec 04, 2019, 10:02 ET "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" Takes Top Spot On 2019 ASCAP Holiday Songs Chart

It is once again the most wonderful time of year, and our favorite seasonal songs are filling our minds with twinkling lights, steaming hot chocolate ...


Nov 11, 2019, 23:30 ET Ashley Gorley Named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter Of The Year For 7th Time; Nashville Hitmakers Randy Travis, Hillary Lindsey, Brothers Osborne Honored At 57th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards

With a star-studded line-up rivaling Broadway's brightest neon lights, the 57th annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)...


Oct 28, 2019, 13:42 ET Multi-Platinum Recording Artist And Activist Natalie Merchant To Receive The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award At 2019 ASCAP Foundation Honors, December 11 In New York City

The ASCAP Foundation announces that multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter and social justice activist Natalie Merchant will be recognized with...


Oct 08, 2019, 10:02 ET Brothers Osborne To Be Honored With ASCAP Vanguard Award At 57th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present Grammy-nominated songwriters and three-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year...


Sep 26, 2019, 09:45 ET ASCAP Launches Program To Drive Innovation Agenda For Next Century Of Growth

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


Sep 24, 2019, 10:11 ET ASCAP Reimagines and Relocates North America's Largest Music Creator Conference for 15th Anniversary: Registration Now Open for the ASCAP Experience April 1 - 3 at InterContinental Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) celebrates the 15th anniversary of its renowned music creator conference with a new...


Sep 20, 2019, 10:05 ET Natti Natasha, Top Female Music Creators Come Together For 2nd ASCAP "She Is The Music" Song Camp

Latin urban superstar Natti Natasha has signed on for the second ASCAP "She Is The Music" Song Camp, taking place September 30 - October 3 in Miami....


Sep 16, 2019, 21:00 ET David Garcia Named ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter of the Year at 41st Annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards

With a joyous opening performance of "Danzo En El Rio" by internationally known praise and worship group Miel San Marcos, ASCAP (American Society of...


Sep 09, 2019, 10:03 ET Country Icon Randy Travis to be Honored with Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award at 2019 ASCAP Country Music Awards

Amid a galaxy of country music stars gathered in downtown Nashville for its annual awards shows, industry VIPs will celebrate one of the brightest...


Aug 22, 2019, 10:05 ET Hitmaking Superproducer and Artist Mustard Switches to ASCAP

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