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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Why ASCAP?

We are a professional organization of 625,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers, owned and run by its members, and the world leader in performance royalties, advocacy and service for music creators.

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ASCAP & BMI Announce Creation of Comprehensive Musical Works Database

Joint database will increase ownership transparency in performing rights licensing

Notorious B.I.G., Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Honored at 2017 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

Nineteen85, Allen Ritter and Sony/ATV also win big

Someone Like Dan: Wilson Talks About New Album of His Songs Made Famous by Adele and Others

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