ASCAP Experience: Home Edition Presents ASCAP Virtual Pop and Screen Music Awards Programming on June 18 and 25

June 15, 2020

Guests Include Previous ASCAP Pop and Screen Award Winners FINNEAS,  Siddhartha Khosla and Hans Zimmer as well as Ziggy Chareton, Glen Hansard, Scott Harris, Michelle Lewis and mxmtoon

Inspirational Panel Moderated by Motown Gospel’s EJ Gaines Features Erica Campbell (Mary Mary), Jason Nelson and Tye Tribbett

NEW YORK, June 15, 2020 - This month, ASCAP will combine two of its signature events into one virtual celebration of music creators. ASCAP Experience: Home Edition programming will support ASCAP’s Virtual Pop Music Awards and Virtual Screen Music Awards, multi-day social media events recognizing ASCAP’s top songwriters, publishers and composers of the past year. ASCAP Experience: Home Edition sessions on June 18 and 25 will feature previous ASCAP award winners in pop and film and TV music talking about their work, careers, creative processes and more.

Additionally, “Lift Every Voice: The Transformative Power of Inspirational Music,” will feature artist Jason Nelson and Grammy-winning gospel singer and songwriters Erica Campbell (Mary Mary) and Tye Tribbett with Motown Gospel Co-Executive Director EJ Gaines discussing how the gospel community has responded to the social and spiritual challenges we are facing now as a society, and more.

ASCAP Experience: Home Edition launched on May 28 and is a free, ongoing, weekly virtual conference designed to inspire, educate and connect music creators everywhere. More details are at

ASCAP Virtual Pop and Screen Awards will take place on ASCAP’s social media channels and feature livestreamed performances, special celebrity appearances, winner spotlights and exclusive photos and videos.

The schedule for the award shows and upcoming ASCAP Experience: Home Edition dates is below (all times listed are EDT):

June 17-18      ASCAP Pop Music Awards on @ASCAP

June 18           ASCAP Experience Home Edition at

  • 3:00 PM - Housebound Diaries with mxmtoon, interviewed by music journalist Ilana Kaplan
  • 3:50 PM -  Lift Every Voice: The Transformative Power of Inspirational Music with Erica Campbell (Mary Mary), Jason Nelson and Tye Tribbett with EJ Gaines, Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel
  • 4:40 PM - Anatomy of Song: “If I Can’t Have You” with songwriter Scott Harris and Island SVP A&R Ziggy Chareton
  • 5:30 PM - Falling Slowly in Love for the Night: FINNEAS and Glen Hansard in Conversation


June 23 - 25    ASCAP Screen Music Awards on @ASCAPScreen

June 25           ASCAP Experience Home Edition at

  • 3:00 PM - Maverick: Oscar and Grammy-winning film composer Hans Zimmer in conversation with Walt Disney Studios President of Music Mitchell Leib
  • 3:55 PM - TBA
  • 4:35 PM -  Breaking Through the Noise: The New Guard of Music for Television: Moderated by composer Michelle Lewis with composers Torin Borrowdale, Sofia & Ian Hultquist, Amanda Jones and Amritha Vaz
  • 5:30 PM - This Is Us: A Conversation with Composer Siddhartha Khosla with actor Chris Sullivan


ASCAP Experience: Home Edition is free and open to all music creators, aspiring songwriters and music industry professionals, regardless of which performing rights organization they belong to. Register at

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 825,000 members representing more than 16 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.

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