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The ASCAP Foundation Names Recipients of 2021 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards

Honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Morton Gould, the annual program encourages talented young creators of concert music.

Foo Fighters, The Go-Go's and Jay-Z Among ASCAP Icons Chosen for Rock Hall 2021

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has revealed its 2021 class of inductees, and seven iconic ASCAP acts made the grade! This year's ASCAP inductees reflect the expansive impact of rock music on other genres, and vice-versa. It includes modern rock superstars (Foo Fighters) and hip-hop kingpins (Jay-Z and LL Cool J); the first all-woman band to top the charts by writing its own material and playing its own instruments (The Go-Go's); a pioneering German ensemble (Kraftwerk) that merged man and machine in their music and visual aesthetic; a virtuoso metal guitarist (Randy Rhoads) and a fiery soul/jazz poet (Gil Scott-Heron).

Superstar Songwriter Greg Kurstin to Kick Off 2021 ASCAP Experience in Conversation with Dave Grohl; ASCAP Chairman & President Paul Williams and Beck to Present Kurstin with ASCAP Golden Note Award

ASCAP’s signature event returns to the virtual stage on a twice-monthly basis.

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