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ASCAP Latin Music Awards Premiere Today Across All Social Media Platforms: Latin Music Superstars, Prominent Producers and the Genre’s Hottest Songwriters Join in Three-Day Virtual Celebration July 7-9

Bad Bunny is ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, Romeo Santos is Songwriter/Artist of the Year and Daddy Yankee ft. Snow “Con Calma” is Song of the Year. Universal Music Publishing Group Named Publisher of the Year, and Kobalt Songs Music Publishing honored as Independent Publisher of the Year.

El Premio ASCAP 2020

ASCAP held its first-ever virtual ASCAP Awards from July 7-9, honoring the diverse group of songwriters behind the biggest Latin music of 2019.

Ennio Morricone, Genre-Defining Film Composer, Dies at 91

Maestro Ennio Morricone, one of the towering figures in the history of film music, passed away on July 6, 2020 in his lifelong hometown of Rome, Italy. In a career spanning more than six decades, Morricone composed the scores for over 500 films and TV series, wrote and arranged songs for an international roster of jazz and pop artists, and was a prolific composer of concert music.

ASCAP Composer-Arranger Great Johnny Mandel Dies at 94

Johnny Mandel, the legendary composer-arranger who graced the silver screen and TV with dozens of sophisticated scores, and contributed countless classics to the Great American Songbook, has died at 94.

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