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2020 Tax Forms Are Now Available in Member Access

Great news! 2020 tax forms based on your ASCAP royalties for reference in preparing your tax return are now available online.

VERSED: The ASCAP Podcast / Ep. 22 - Elevating Asian Voices

In response to the recent wave of racism and violence against the Asian-American & Pacific Islander communities, this special episode of VERSED is devoted to lifting up our many AAPI songwriters and composers. We've invited a diverse group of ASCAP members to give voice to their Asian heritage, and how it has impacted them as music creators and people.

“The Rainbow Connection” and <em>Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues</em> Among Inductees into National Recording Registry’s Class of 2020

Kermit the Frog’s plaintive anthem for dreamers, “The Rainbow Connection,” written by ASCAP President Paul Williams with Kenny Ascher for 1979’s The Muppet Movie, joins Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues, the debut 1957 album from an important voice in the folk revival, and the groundbreaking hit Janet Jackson album, Rhythm Nation 1814, produced by legendary ASCAP songwriter-producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, as new inductees into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. Others include iconic California singer-songwriter and ASCAP Founders Award honoree Jackson Browne’s 1974 Breakthrough album Late for the Sky; Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs, recorded by the powerhouse African-American opera singer Jessye Norman; and Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra’s 1938 single, “When the Saints Go Marching In.”