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Jack Wall has composed video game music for nearly 20 years, including two installments of the blockbuster Call of Duty: Black Ops franchise. In this Audio Portrait, he talks about the musical challenges he took one while scoring Black Ops 3, 2015’s biggest-grossing entertainment release.

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces a new partnership with ASCAP and DreamWorks Studios to present the highly successful annual program, The ASCAP Foundation Musical Theatre Workshop.

From Ariana Grande's performance of “Focus” to Justin Bieber literally making it rain, the 2015 American Music Awards were filled with ASCAP superstars and their music. Our members won eight categories in the fan-voted awards, another reminder that ASCAP members write the most beloved music in the world.

ASCAP hosted over 300 special invited writers, publishers, managers, artists and representatives from the European collection societies to celebrate a record year for ASCAP both internationally and in the US.

ASCAP dominated the top categories at this year’s 16th Annual Latin Grammy Ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, November 19th. ASCAP members had a total of 17 wins, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

Carol is a film about intimacy, told intimately by director Todd Haynes. Its score, by ASCAP composer Carter Burwell, is an essential part of Carol’s elegant tapestry. Its cues are composed of small musical gestures, hinting at the passions under the surface. We spoke with Burwell about how he crafted his luminous score.

ASCAP announced that Experience Hendrix, L.L.C., the official family company founded by James “Al” Hendrix, father of legendary rock icon Jimi Hendrix, has renewed its agreement for representation of public performances of his songwriting catalog.

ASCAP becomes the first PRO to include information in its publicly available online database indicating what percentage share of public performance rights it represents for each of the more than 10 million musical compositions in the ASCAP repertory.

The late ASCAP songwriter Harry Chapin’s vision for ending hunger lives on through the crucial work of WhyHunger. Learn more about WhyHunger and ASCAP's connection, as well as #Hungerthon, WhyHunger's annual Thanksgiving radio tradition, which seeks to help people in need in communities across America.

Music is one of America's greatest cultural exports. Of course, the globalization of music cuts both ways. In celebration of the global scope of the ASCAP repertory, we’re thrilled to present 5 ASCAP international writers who are currently making waves around the world.

We believe ASCAP's visual brand should support our evolution as a leading music rights organization for the 21st century. Our new logo captures ASCAP's core values of transparency, efficiency and dedication to our members and licensees. We’re pleased to share it with you.

The ASCAP/Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop has awarded Ariel Marx the prestigious ASCAP Foundation Henry Mancini Music Fellowship. The award provides development & support for an exceptionally talented young film composer.

Stapleton earned CMA honors for New Artist​,​ Male Vocalis​t and​ Album of the Year for his debut ​record, Traveller​, and, i​n what instantly became one of the most memorable moments of the night, he was joined on​ stage ​for a performance with fellow ASCAP member Justin Timberlake​.

At the 2015 ASCAP Country Music Awards, Trisha Yearwood won ASCAP’s Voice of Music Award, presented by former President Jimmy Carter. Justin Timberlake introduced a tribute segment highlighted by Reba McEntire and Lady Antebellum.

ASCAP announced today that registration is open for the 11th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, April 28th – 30th, 2016 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.

ASCAP hosted its 7th Annual “Women Behind The Music” series at Subrosa in NYC on Wednesday, October 28th, honoring trailblazing and GRAMMY Award-winning rap group Salt-N-Pepa for their 30-year career.