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Country superstar Brad Paisley released his stellar 10th studio album, Moonshine in the Trunk, on August 26th. The release sent us on a trip down memory lane, back to 1993, when Brad interned at ASCAP's Nashville office. Find out what Brad and his co-writer Chris DuBois thought of each other back then.

Marco Benevento's fifth solo recording is his first album filled with songs featuring his lyrics and singing atop his blend of jazz-electronic colors and grooves.

After attempts to properly license nine Long Island establishments that have refused to pay songwriters while profiting from their music, ASCAP has filed copyright infringement actions against them for unauthorized public performances.

The 7th Krakow Film Music Festival is packed with concerts, workshops, panels and master classes with ASCAP composers and staffers. The Festival closes with an International Film Music Gala, celebrating ASCAP’s 100th birthday, and featuring suites from some of the most beloved ASCAP film music of the past century.

Michael Feinstein and ASCAP's film music elite came out to play at the Pasadena POPS’ "Hooray for Hollywood" concert, in celebration of ASCAP's 100th birthday. Michael Giacchino, Bruce Broughton, Alan Bergman and Paul Williams performed their film music classics, along with a bevy of powerhouse guest vocalists.

After gaining the world’s – and Katy Perry’s – attention with her remarkable pop single “Catch” earlier this year, the enigmatic LA-by-way-of-Toronto singer-songwriter talks about her creative life and working on her musical vision.

Latin Grammy Award-winning, artist/songwriter/producer Yotuel has signed with ASCAP. Yotuel is a pioneer in the Cuban urban music genre.

ASCAP members Lin-Manuel Miranda and Don Was, and PRS/ASCAP affiliate Michael Price, took home trophies at the 66th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys. Miranda won for his theme to the 2013 Tonys; Was earned an Emmy for music directing The Beatles: The Night That Changed America special; Price won for his music to Sherlock.

Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel is the music director of the LA Philharmonic and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, based in his native Venezuela. Dudamel joins ASCAP in the wake of his very first public offering as a composer, the score to Libertador (The Liberator), a biopic about Venezuelan freedom fighter Simón Bolívar.

Read the full text of ASCAP’s public comments to the Department of Justice, as part of the DOJ’s ongoing review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, and the response by ASCAP President and songwriter Paul Williams.

ASCAP’s signature ​event​ will be held April 30th - May 2nd and​ is the premier conference for songwriters, composers and producers ​of all genres of music​. The EXPO​ will once again feature creative and business-focused panels, workshops, networking events, performances and ​much ​more.

Your music is your livelihood. That's why we offer Member Access, an online tool to handle all of your ASCAP business in one spot, 24/7. Here are seven things you can do in Member Access that you might not know about - but you should!

ASCAP has filed its opening brief with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the Pandora litigation. ASCAP is asking the appellate court to reverse both the district court’s summary judgment ruling and its final rate determination for Pandora’s license.

ASCAP members get 20% off tickets to see the classic Cole Porter musical Kiss Me, Kate, starring Wayne Brady, at the Pasadena Playhouse from 9/16 to 10/12. Click through to get your discount.

Throughout his decade-long career, Cory Branan has been too punk for country, too Memphis for Nashville, and a top-notch songwriter who should be far better known. Backed by a who's who of Nashville musicians, there's a timeless craftsmanship in his deceptively simple songs about love and home, losses and dreams.