We are ASCAP.The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
We are a professional organization of 800,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers, owned and run by its members, and the world leader in performance royalties, advocacy and service for music creators.
ASCAP Celebrates Black History Month
Black music creators have defined and transformed our culture since the very beginnings of the music industry. Every day in February, we’ll spotlight the achievements of Black ASCAP members who have made significant contributions to music history, ASCAP history and Black history more broadly.
Open Letter from ASCAP and BMI in Response to Closing of DOJ Consent Decree Review
ASCAP @ Sundance Film Festival 2021: January 29 - February 1
ASCAP has partnered with the Sundance Film Festival for 23 years. Why should a global pandemic break our streak? We're going all-virtual this year, with four days of music programming featuring exclusive performances and fascinating conversations with composers and filmmakers that you won't hear anywhere else. It's all available for free.
Songview is a new comprehensive data platform, launched by ASCAP and BMI, that provides music users with an authoritative view of public performance copyright ownership and administration shares for the vast majority of music licensed in the United States.Read more
Music Unites Us: Resources to keep you healthy, creative and financially stable during the epidemic