We are ASCAP.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Why ASCAP?

We are a professional organization of 715,000 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 Co-Signs Landmark Amicus Brief in Support of LGBTQ Workers

ASCAP is proud to join with over 200 major companies in signing a “friend of the court” brief that will be filed with the US Supreme Court, in a trio of cases that could determine whether the LGBTQ community is protected from discrimination under federal civil rights laws.

Full Coverage: 2019 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

Motown, T.I., Cardi B, Universal & Warner Chappell take top honors at star-studded celebration of ASCAP's urban music hitmakers

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

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