We are ASCAP.The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
We are a professional organization of 740,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers, owned and run by its members, and the world leader in performance royalties, advocacy and service for music creators.
Happy Birthday, ASCAP!
We turned 106 on February 13! To celebrate, try your hand at our birthday crossword puzzle, and dive into 20 great ASCAP birthday songs.
Mariah Carey Switches to ASCAP
We are thrilled to welcome global superstar Mariah Carey to the ASCAP family! ASCAP will license public performances of her immortal songwriting catalog - from “One Sweet Day” to "Fantasy," Billboard's Song of the Decade “We Belong Together” to the #1 holiday classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”
2020 ASCAP Experience: First Wave of Award-Winning, Chart-Topping Panelists Announced
Billie Eilish and FINNEAS Make Grammy History, Lead ASCAP's 34 Winners
Eilish becomes first woman to sweep Grammy's big four categories; FINNEAS is youngest ever Producer of the Year. The Chemical Brothers, Jacob Collier and for KING & COUNTRY take home two Grammys apiece.
Introducing the ASCAP Wellness Program
If creating music is your life, ASCAP’s mission is to support you every step of the way. And that means supporting the whole you. Welcome to the ASCAP Wellness Program, designed especially for our music creator members, intended to help nourish your body, mind and spirit so you can be your creative best.