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Pat McGee’s self-titled latest CD is a dream come true. Though he’s been writing and performing for 20 years, McGee decided to emulate the timeless music that first inspired him.

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

So you've got great songs and a great backing band. Your live show isn't complete unless you've got great stage banter, too. Here are some tips for better banter from Ingrid Michaelson, a true master of the craft.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted its 32nd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on April 29th at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Eric Kaz is modest and unassuming but he has a formidable catalogue of songs written over the past four decades.

ASCAP was in full force throughout the 2015 South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, sharing our music at must-attend showcases and our important messages on panels in the Austin Convention Center. Check out our wrap-up.

ASCAP’s annual SXSW show at the Red-Eyed Fly delivered thrills and chills with knock-out performances from BEGINNERS, Alex Winston, Wildling, The Karma Killers, Machineheart, Talk in Tongues and Plain White T’s.

Listen to the exuberant, genre-bending pop on MisterWives' debut LP Our Own House. It's the New York band's "we are ready" statement, where the songs, the energy, the wit all come together. We caught up with MisterWives' singer Mandy Lee just before she strapped on her dancing shoes and left for a national tour.

How do you find like-minded music creators in a busy metropolis like New York? That's where ASCAP comes in. We're launching a monthly ASCAP NY Meet & Greet, aimed at building a community of songwriters from the ground up. Meet new collaborators and get to know ASCAP staff in a friendly setting. RSVP by March 1st.

ASCAP mourns the passing of our songwriter member, Lesley Gore, a vocal powerhouse who scored eight Top 20 pop hits from 1963 to 1967, four of them in the Top 10 (“It’s My Party,” “Judy’s Turn to Cry,” “She’s a Fool” and the proto-feminist anthem, “You Don’t Own Me”).

Andrew Dost performed solo at the 2015 Sundance ASCAP Music Café. Watch him discuss his Café performance and his experiences composing for Sundance films The D-Train and It's Me Hillary: The Man Who Drew Eloise.

The 2015 edition of the Sundance ASCAP Music Café wrapped up its eight-day run after electrifying performances by Lindsey Stirling, top Nashville songwriters, Allen Stone, O.A.R. and more.

Scott Weiland talks about his new band, The Wildabouts, and how excited he is about their new music. Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts performed two powerful sets at the 2015 Sundance ASCAP Music Café in Park City, UT.

After an exciting opening weekend, the Sundance ASCAP Music Café continued to deliver musical thrills on days 4 and 5 of its eight-day run run with performances by Dylan Gardner, Baskery, Leon Bridges, Rainey Qualley, John Fullbright and more.