We are ASCAP.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Why ASCAP?

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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ASCAP PROUD

Happy WorldPride 2019! Throughout June, we'll be featuring the stories and music of a wide range of LGBTQ+ ASCAP members.

2019 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO: Full coverage

This year's ASCAP EXPO was packed with panels, performances and inspiration from the greatest music creators in the world. Take a look at full video and photo coverage of this unforgettable three days.

ASCAP Annual Revenue and Distributions Continue to Break Records: 2018 Revenue Tops $1.227 Billion and Distributions Hit $1.109 Billion

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

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