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Pittsburgh Composer Benjamin Barson Receives the ASCAP Foundation 2017 Fred Ho Award

The ASCAP Foundation is pleased to announce Benjamin Barson as the recipient of this year’s Fred Ho Award.

Catching Butterflies: Harnessing the Muse

Has the deadly plague of songwriter’s block struck you? The truth is, sometimes the well just runs dry, but never fear. Multi-platinum songwriter Meghan Kabir has some sage tips about how to re-awaken your songwriting mojo.

Hip-Hop Icon Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace and Legendary Songwriting/Production Duo Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Receive Distinguished Honors at 2017 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards returned to The Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 22, 2017 for its 30th annual ceremony. The invitation-only event celebrated the songwriters and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on the 2016 R&B/hip-hop, rap and gospel charts.

2017 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

On June 22, ASCAP celebrated our unparalleled roster of urban music giants, past and present, at the 30th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, presented by REVOLT.