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Congratulations to ASCAP's 2021 Grammy Nominees

The global ASCAP family has a lot to be grateful for this week! The Recording Academy made its annual announcement of the Grammy nominations on the morning of November 24, and it includes a large, incredibly diverse group of ASCAP members and affiliates from around the globe. Leading the ASCAP pack is Beyoncé with a whopping nine nominations, followed closely by pop queen Dua Lipa with six. Pop giant Justin Bieber, acclaimed indie rocker Phoebe Bridgers, hip-hop firebrand DaBaby and last year’s reigning Grammy champion Billie EIlish earned four nods a piece.

ASCAP and Other Music Industry Leaders Unite Again to Ask Congress to Provide Relief from Toll of Pandemic

As part of a united music community effort, ASCAP joined other music industry leaders in sending a letter urging Congress to pass legislation to provide additional relief desperately needed by the many songwriters, artists, musicians, engineers, producers and venues who bring live music to life.

ASCAP Brilla Junto a Sus Socios Ganadores del Latin GRAMMY 2020

La noche más importante de la música latina fue celebrada en vivo desde Miami, FL donde nuestros compositores y productores destacados recibieron el Latin GRAMMY otorgado por la Academia Latina de la Grabación (LARAS). La presencia femenina fue evidente en una noche histórica. Kany García, quien obtuvo un gran número de nominaciones, ganó el Latin GRAMMY en la categoría Mejor Álbum Cantautor y Natalia Lafourcade recibió el galardón por Álbum del Año en homenaje a su país natal, México.

VERSED: The ASCAP Podcast / Ep. 18 - Herb Alpert

Music legend Herb Alpert has sold over 72 million records, earned nine Grammys, co-founded one of the most successful independent music labels in history, and was just named “Philanthropist of the Year” by the LA Business Journal for his significant support of educational programs in the arts nationwide. Alpert talks to VERSED about his decades-long career, a new documentary about his life and work, and the lessons he’s learned throughout his incredible journey. ALSO: jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman shares valuable tips on staying inspired and focused during the pandemic; then music biz vet Benjamin Groff offers some Sound Advice on finding and developing your identity as an artist.

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