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Our SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up: ASCAP Members Turn It Up Across Austin and Beyond

Before the clean-up crews began sweeping the streets of Austin on Sunday, March 17, the music intelligentsia tried once again to summarize and encapsulate the meaning and impact of the SXSW Music Festival, the music industry’s annual confab deep in the heart of Texas.

"This Is Us" Composer Siddhartha Khosla Moves to ASCAP

The film and television composer will join the ranks among other award-nominated artists and have his extensive musical repertoire be represented by ASCAP.

VIDEO PREMIERE: The Maine on Experimenting with New Single "Numb Without You"

Emo is alive and well thanks to The Maine. The Arizona rock group has consistently pushed the envelope with each new song they have released over the past 12 years. Their forthcoming seventh album, You Are Ok, out independently on Friday March 29, is their most dynamic album yet. Watch the band deconstruct their new single, "Numb Without You," in this exclusive video interview.

National Recording Registry “Lets the Sunshine In” on 12 Classic ASCAP Recordings

The classic radio western Gunsmoke; the revolutionary 1968 Broadway musical Hair; and Earth, Wind & Fire’s 1978 song “September” are the newest recordings inducted into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today named these and 22 other recordings as aural treasures worthy of preservation because of their cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation’s recorded sound heritage. 12 of them were performed and/or written by ASCAP’s global family of songwriters and composers.

New ASCAP Member Benefit: Hit Songs Deconstructed

Hit Songs Deconstructed gives you unparalleled insight into the craft and trends that power today's biggest hits. Claim your free three-month membership today!

Read the summary or Billboard coverage of how ASCAP’s Board of Review fairly applied its rules to earnings of former member Shane McAnally after he withdrew his catalog

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