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ASCAP hosted its 28th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on June 25 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The invitation-only event paid special tribute to Lauryn Hill, who performed and was awarded the ASCAP Golden Note Award.

Ever wondered whether ASCAP pays royalties for YouTube performances? The good news is YES, we do. Even better: ASCAP royalties are just one of two income streams available when your music is played on YouTube. Let's take a closer look at these two revenue streams and the steps you should take to get paid.

The ASCAP Foundation, dedicated to supporting American music creators through music education, talent development and humanitarian initiatives, today announced that Colleen McDonough has been promoted to Executive Director of the Foundation.

ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews announced today that key marketing executive Lauren Iossa has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, effective July 1, 2015.

ASCAP member, Richard Kok the lucky winner of a SE Angelus 10 guitar at the ASCAP EXPO in April donated it to The ASCAP Foundation to be used for a music education program.

ASCAP mourns the loss of composer, orchestrator, conductor and ASCAP member James Horner. The Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning composer was known for imbuing deep emotion into his scores for Titanic, Avatar, Glory, Braveheart, An American Tail and countless others.

The ASCAP Foundation also honored Lizz Wright with the ASCAP Foundation Jazz Vanguard Award and recognized Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards recipients.

ASCAP President Paul Williams gave a keynote address at the recent global music confab MIDEM in Cannes, France. ASCAP CEO Beth Matthews also spoke on a Copyright reform panel joined by other music industry stakeholders.

Photek made his name in the British electronica scene of the '90s. His EDM work is full of dark, cinematic ambience - so it's no surprise he would end up scoring a show like How to Get Away with Murder. We spoke with Photek about his work on season 1, and what he hopes to get away with in the future.

Former ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento will receive two prestigious awards this week: the Visionary Leadership Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the inaugural Industry Legacy Award from the National Music Publishers' Association. LoFrumento retired at the end of 2014 after 33 years of service to ASCAP.

ASCAP members took home some of the top trophies last night at the 69th Annual Tony Awards in New York City. Fun Home won Best Musical and Best Original Score; The King and I was named Best Revival of a Musical.

ASCAP will host its 28th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The invitation-only event will pay special tribute to Ms. Lauryn Hill who will receive the ASCAP Golden Note Award.

ASCAP Board Publisher Vice Chairman Irwin Z. Robinson was honored with the 2015 ICMP Ralph Peer II Award for Outstanding Contributions to Global Music Publishing.

ASCAP today announced that chart-topping songwriter Savan Kotecha has renewed his agreement for representation of public performances of his songwriting catalog.

Everything in the music industry has changed except the song itself. Is it time for a disruptor to change what songs look and sound like?

In recent weeks, the Songwriter Equity Act (H.R. 1283) has picked up several additional co-sponsors within the House of Representatives. To date, over 13,000 letters have been sent to Members of Congress in support of this legislation. If you have not yet taken part, click here for more information and to contact your legislator.

John Anderson is a country legend known for his immediately recognizable earthy voice and honest songwriting. Goldmine is his first new music in 9 years and 23rd album. It is filled with evocative, passionately played songs celebrating moments in real life.