American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ( ASCAP )


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We are the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a membership association of more than 500,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, we also represent hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide. We are the only US performing rights organization created and controlled by composers, songwriters and music publishers, with a Board of Directors elected by and from our membership.

ASCAP press release, blog etc

10/16/2017 - 13:35 Dua Lipa, The Amazons, Steve Mac And MNEK Honoured With Prestigious ASCAP Awards At Ceremony In London Tonight
10/12/2017 - 05:31 49th Annual ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Awards Recognize Music Journalism On The Beatles, Big Star, Grateful Dead And More
10/10/2017 - 08:53 Joel Beckerman and Rudy Perez Elected as New Writer Members to ASCAP Board Of Directors
09/28/2017 - 11:33 Chart-Topping Country Star Kelsea Ballerini To Be Honored With Vanguard Award At 55th ASCAP Country Music Awards
09/26/2017 - 11:02 Dua Lipa And The Amazons To Be Honoured With The ASCAP Vanguard Award At ASCAP Awards In London October 16; Steve Mac To Be Presented The ASCAP Founders Award
09/21/2017 - 10:36 13th Annual ASCAP I Create Music EXPO Slated For May 7 - 9, 2018 At Loews Hollywood Hotel In Los Angeles
09/18/2017 - 07:33 ASCAPS 9th Annual Women Behind The Music Honors Singer-Songwriter Kirby Lauryen, Pulse Music Group VP Of A&R Ashley Calhoun And Epic Records Senior Director Of A&R Ericka Coulter
09/15/2017 - 07:45 ASCAP Donates $25,000 To MusiCares To Help Provide Relief For Members of the Music Community Affected By Recent Hurricanes
09/07/2017 - 10:09 Rodney Crowell to be Honored with Prestigious ASCAP Founders Awards at ASCAP Country Music Awards
08/14/2017 - 08:37 ASCAP Names Tristan Boutros As Chief Technology Officer
07/25/2017 - 23:45 ASCAP & BMI Announce Creation Of A New Comprehensive Musical Works Database To Increase Ownership Transparency In Performing Rights Licensing
07/24/2017 - 13:36 Latin Music Youth Idol Maluma Joins ASCAP for Representation of Public Performances of His Songwriting Catalog
06/29/2017 - 18:19 12 Gifted Composers From Six Countries Selected For Exclusive ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop
06/28/2017 - 18:29 Pittsburgh Composer Benjamin Barson Receives the ASCAP Foundation 2017 Fred Ho Award
06/23/2017 - 19:11 Hip-Hop Icon Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace and Legendary Songwriting/Production Duo Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Receive Distinguished Honors at 2017 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards
06/15/2017 - 20:21 WineAmerica and ASCAP Partner to Introduce New Music License for Wineries
06/13/2017 - 11:59 ASCAP and YouTube Reach Multi-Year Agreement for US Performance Rights
06/02/2017 - 04:47 The ASCAP Foundation Honors Emerging Jazz Composers Zan Tetickovic and Annie Booth