Notorious B.I.G., Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Honored at 2017 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

Nineteen85, Allen Ritter and Sony/ATV also win big

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Latin Music Youth Idol Maluma Joins ASCAP for Representation of Public Performances of His Songwriting Catalog

The twenty-three-year-old is one of the music industry's most important new voices. Maluma’s latest single, “Felices Los 4,” just reached #1 on the Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay chart.

TV Academy Nominates 24 ASCAP Writers for 2017 Emmys

The Television Academy just announced that 24 ASCAP-licensed composers and songwriters have been nominated for the 69th annual Primetime Emmys, across the five music categories.

In Memoriam – Jay R. Morgenstern, Music Publishing Giant

All of us at ASCAP were saddened to hear about the loss of Jay Morgenstern, a music business veteran who served on the ASCAP Board from 1987 - 2007 and on the ASCAP Foundation Board from 2002 to his passing.

Get to Know the 2017 ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis

During the month-long, immersive program, 12 participants will learn about the business of film music from "A list" Hollywood studio executives, agents, attorneys and music supervisors. It culminates when each aspiring composer has the opportunity to record their original score for a major motion picture scene using the same tools as a world-class composer: a 64-piece orchestra at the historic Newman Scoring Stage at FOX Studios, joined by a legendary scoring mixer, music editors, copyists and professional composers acting as mentors.

2017 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO Leads Attendees to "Higher Ground"

Unforgettable keynote by Stevie Wonder ends three days of education and inspiration on a transcendent note

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ASCAP Delivers Record-High 2016 Financial Results

ASCAP collected record-high revenues of $1.059 billion in 2016 and distributed more than $918 million to its songwriter, composer and music publisher members. Distributions were up 5.6% over the prior year. ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews commented: "ASCAP is committed to transforming and innovating to secure a healthy future for music creators and publishers."

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