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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.

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.

Songwriter/Artist, D.R.A.M., chats with "On The Come Up" about his cha-cha into the music industry.

The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul/Urban Department and the ASCAP Foundation teamed up again for the second annual songwriting workshop, The Collective, on May 18th, 19th, and June 1st, 2015 in New York City.

The 30th Annual Stellar Awards were held March 28th, 2015 at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas and ASCAP members came home with great triumphs. Congratulations to all our talented ASCAP members who won Stellar Awards this year!

Break Bread is the Rhythm & Soul Departments's invite-only series of networking luncheons held with the purpose of fostering relationships between writers and producers. On March 25th, a few writers and producers gathered at our New York office to share a meal and their music with one another.

ASCAP honored some of gospel music’s most names at its 6th annual ASCAP Morning Glory Breakfast at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on March 28.

Hit country songwriter Walt Aldridge and Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Alonzo “Zo” Lee will participate in the ASCAP Songwriter Residency in St. Louis, a partnership with America SCORES. The Residency provides a platform for songwriters to inspire public school students in under-resourced neighborhoods.

With a diverse lineup of fresh, young R&B and hip-hop talent and a packed house the entire night, ASCAP Rhythm & Soul team’s opening-night showcase felt like the best backyard party you’ve ever been to. It was a perfect way to kick off SXSW.

ASCAP will host several exciting events, including three diverse “ASCAP Presents…at SXSW” showcases, at this year’s SXSW Music and Media Conference in Austin, TX.

With GRAMMY weekend in full swing, ASCAP welcomed its nominated songwriters and composers to its annual GRAMMY Nominees Brunch. In the stylish setting of the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills, guests gathered to eat, drink and toast this year’s honorees.

Andraé Crouch, a pioneer of contemporary Christian music, died yesterday in LA after suffering a heart attack. A renowned gospel performer, songwriter and choir director, Crouch had a transformative influence on contemporary gospel, and is credited with beginning to bridge the gap between black and white Christian music.

The ASCAP Songwriter Residency continues in New York this year with R&B songwriter/producer Andrea Martin, Grammy and Emmy-nominated composer/songwriter David Wolfert and producer/songwriter Johnny Blk. The Residencies give ASCAP songwriters a platform to give back to their local communities by engaging and inspiring inner city students through songwriting and recording.