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

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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Peter Frampton, Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas, The Hooters’ Eric Bazilian & Rob Hyman and More to Perform at The ASCAP Foundation’s “We Write the Songs” at Library of Congress on April 25

On Tuesday, April 25, The ASCAP Foundation and The Library of Congress will jointly present the ninth annual “We Write the Songs” event at the historic Coolidge Auditorium in The Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The evening celebrates the gift by The ASCAP Foundation to the Library of Congress of the original manuscripts, lead sheets, lyrics sheets, photos and letters of some of America’s greatest creators of words and music.

2017 ASCAP EXPO Leads Thousands of Music Creators to “Higher Ground”

After 12 years of running the EXPO, we knew to expect great memories and countless “only at the EXPO” moments. But even we were surprised at how inspiring the 2017 EXPO was for our thousands of attendees and panelists.

Top Songwriters Priscilla Renea, Chris DeStefano, Adam Schlesinger and More Make Case for Music Licensing Reform

In this video, some of today’s top songwriters explain the challenges facing today's music creators and collectively deliver a personal appeal for music licensing reform. Changes are needed fast. Whether you are a music creator or a music fan, please #standwithsongwriters and help us build a stronger future for music. Ask your members of Congress to support music licensing reform.

Ne-Yo, Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc and More Discuss Creating Music and Collaborate on Video’s Score

In this video, some of today’s top songwriters explain the challenges facing today's music creators and collectively deliver a personal appeal for music licensing reform. Changes are needed fast. Whether you are a music creator or a music fan, please #standwithsongwriters and help us build a stronger future for music. Ask your members of Congress to support music licensing reform.

National Recording Registry’s 2016 Picks Are "Over the Rainbow"

Recordings by ASCAP members Barbra Streisand, N.W.A., Talking Heads and more cited for their importance to American society

They., Jessie Reyez, Topaz Jones, Gizzle, Ravyn Lenae and More Fire Up ASCAP Urban Showcase at SXSW 2017

Check out scenes from our incredible lineup of rap, hip-hop and urban music performers in Austin, TX

ASCAP’s Big Night at the 59th Grammy Awards

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