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ASCAP Debuts VERSED: The ASCAP Podcast

Award-Winning Songwriter, ASCAP Chairman of the Board and President Paul Williams, Rising Country Star Carly Pearce and Emmy-Winning Composer Nicholas Britell Among Initial Guests

VERSED: The ASCAP Podcast / Ep. 1 - Paul Williams

In Episode 1, we talk with Paul Williams, the Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning, Hall of Fame songwriter and President of ASCAP. Paul talks about unexpected opportunities and shares the inspiring story of Phantom of the Paradise, a commercial film flop that evolved into one of the most influential works of his career, and amazingly netted him an Album of the Year Grammy 40 years later. PLUS: From the ASCAP archives, Captain Marvel and Fortnite composer Pinar Toprak talks!

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” Takes Top Spot on 2019 ASCAP Holiday Songs Chart

George Michael’s “Last Christmas” Reignites Hollywood’s Classic Love Affair with Holiday Music in New Film

Ashley Gorley Named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year for 7th Time; Nashville Hitmakers Randy Travis, Hillary Lindsey, Brothers Osborne Honored at 57th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards

“One Number Away” Takes Song of the Year; Matthew Ramsey and Trevor Rosen Named Songwriter-Artists of the Year; Warner Chappell Music Earns Publisher of the Year