We are ASCAP.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Why ASCAP?

We are a professional organization of 600,000 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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Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Win Oscar for Best Original Song

Broadway duo and ASCAP Foundation honorees win Academy Award for "City of Stars" from La La Land

ASCAP’s Big Night at the 59th Grammy Awards

Beyoncé, Greg Kurstin, Max Martin, Justin Timberlake, Solange and The Chainsmokers lead ASCAP Grammy winners on music’s biggest night.

ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO | April 13-15 in LA

Jumpstart your music career and get ​ face-to-face with some of the world's most successful songwriters, composers, artists, producers and music business leaders​. Connect and create.

ASCAP at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance ASCAP Music Café delivers eight days of exciting live performances while ASCAP composers’ music generates buzz at the one of the world’s most influential film festivals

Why Justin Timberlake’s Strong “Feeling” Can’t Stop

#1 in over a dozen countries and with multiple award nominations, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is one of 2016’s biggest success stories

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