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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers


We are a professional organization of 700,000 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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Our ASCAP @ SXSW 2019 Recap

From Tierra Whack to Beastie Boys to Steve Earle and more, ASCAP members shone brightly at this year's festival

ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews and BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill
 Issue Open Letter to the Industry on Consent Decree Reform

Industry Groups Announce Initiative to Keep Songwriters & Publishers in Charge of New Music Licensing Collective

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