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CBS This Morning recently turned the spotlight on ASCAP at 100. Anchor Anthony Mason walks the halls of our New York office and speaks with ASCAP President Paul Williams about our efforts to uphold the rights of songwriters and composers in the digital age. Click through to watch the full piece.

Every two years, ASCAP holds elections for the Board of Directors, in accordance with Article IV, Section 4 of our Articles of Association, our member-ratified governing document. All writer and publisher members with performance credits in the past year are eligible to vote.

The deadline for the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards, a program of The ASCAP Foundation, is fast approching. All materials must be postmarked no later than December 1, 2014.

Contemporary jazz songwriter-artist Somi's new album comes after a move from New York to Lagos, Nigeria. The tropical city's cosmopolitan spirit influenced songs that connect her heart, head and heritage, and the album features guest appearances from Angelique Kidjo and Common. Click through to preview it now.

Marco Beltrami did more than just compose a score for the new western The Homesman. He and Buck Sanders captured the film's expansive visual and emotional landscapes, writing music as beautiful and eerie as the western frontier. Find out how they did it with this exclusive look at Beltrami's liner notes for the score soundtrack.

ASCAP President and award-winning songwriter Paul Williams has been announced as a keynote speaker at Midem, the international music business conference set to take place in Cannes, France from June 5th - 8th of 2015. Williams will speak about the social and economic value of music in the digital age.

On November 10th, ASCAP singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson played an intimate set for a room full of music biz notables at The Village Studios in Los Angeles. The event was a fundraiser for the Guild of Music Supervisors, and a celebration of Michaelson's gold single "Girls Chase Boys." ASCAP proudly co-presented the event.

ASCAP was the Founding Sponsor of the 2014 Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference, which brought together creators and industry execs to discuss the state of film and TV music today.

In 2013, Jonny Amos, Pauly Greenwood and Meldra Guza wrote a song together from across the Atlantic. At the 2014 ASCAP EXPO, Darrell Brown invited them onstage to perfect it. Read this incredible "only at the EXPO" story.

Singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc has written a fiery op-ed for Wired calling on streaming services to pay songwriters fairly. Blacc urges policymakers to update the Consent Decrees that keep songwriters from negotiating the true value of their work.

Gabriel Mann (Modern Family, The Rescues) will write and record a song with 16 Los Angeles 4th and 5th grade students at Braddock Drive Elementary School. The sessions are part of the ASCAP Songwriter Residency, a partnership with America SCORES.

Leland is the mind-bending pop brainchild of ASCAP songwriter Brett McLaughlin. To celebrate the November 4th release of Leland's very first video, for debut single "Aware," we asked him to tell us five things that every songwriter should be "aware" of.

Alan Jackson ​and ​Craig Wiseman ​p​resented with ​the ​ASCAP Heritage Award,​ Ben Hayslip ​and ​Jimmy Robbins ​earn Song of the Year, and Warner/Chappell ​takes top Publisher Award at the 52nd annual star-studded gala in Nashville on Nov. 3rd.

Registration for the 10th annual ASCAP EXPO is open. For the month of November, Early Bird pricing offers both a low price and access to special opportunities like the One-on-One Sessions. Boost your music career this April at ASCAP EXPO.