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In Memoriam: ASCAP Family We Lost to COVID-19

The music community has been hit hard by COVID-19. Here are some of our beloved ASCAP family members we have lost during the pandemic. May their legacies live on through the music they’ve left us.

FAQ: What ASCAP Members Affected by the Coronavirus Crisis Should Know About Economic Stimulus & Relief Programs

In an effort to help you quickly understand how the US government's response to the coronavirus pandemic may impact you as a music creator and a business owner, we have prepared the following FAQ. These questions and answers will be updated as the situation develops and more information about government assistance programs is available.

When Social Distancing Leads to Great Music: 10 Albums Made (Mostly) by a Single Person

Coronavirus isolation got you down? You’re not alone. Quarantine life is putting a serious damper on that communal vibe so important to the music community. But music always finds a way. Even if you can’t collaborate in person, there’s plenty of creative work you can do all by yourself. To get you inspired, here are some of our favorite ASCAP albums written and performed (almost) entirely by a single person.

A Message from Paul Williams on Federal Emergency Relief Package

Today, the president signed an historic $2.2 trillion emergency relief package containing much of the financial assistance and relief that we requested for our members, including some notable provisions to help music creators who are self-employed, independent contractors and those who own or work for small businesses.