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 @ SXSW 2019

Heading to Austin? Join the ASCAP Urban team for their annual showcase, and come hear the fresh fruits of our SXSW Songs Camp at our official listening party.

See you in ATX!

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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