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ASCAP Distributes $1 Billion to Members for the First Time

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced record-high revenues and distributions in 2017. The organization collected approximately $1.144 billion in revenues last year and distributed — for the first time — more than $1.007 billion to its 660,000 songwriter, composer and music publisher members.  225 more words

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From NEWMUSICBOX and Kaleidoscope: "2018 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award Winners Announced"

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April 17, 2018
Frank J. Oteri

ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams has announced the recipients of the 2017 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards which encourages talented young creators of concert music. 1,063 more words

Music Modernization Act Expected To Be Introduced Into Congress

On Tuesday, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) is expected to introduce the Music Modernization Act, which will transform the way mechanical royalties are…

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Desmond Child to Receive ASCAP Founders Honor at 2018 Pop Music Awards

Desmond Child will receive the ASCAP Founders Award at the performance rights organization’s annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, to be held in Beverly Hills on April 23. 289 more words

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2018 STELLAR AWARDS NOMINEES CELEBRATED AT ASCAP AND MOTOWN GOSPEL “MORNING GLORY” BREAKFAST IN LAS VEGAS

Featuring Inspirational Performances by Motown Gospel Artists Kenny Lattimore, Lexi,
Brian Courtney Wilson and Hosted by Lashawn “Big Shiz” Daniels

LAS VEGAS, March 24, 2018 — This morning, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), along with Motown Gospel, celebrated music’s most prestigious names in gospel at the 9th annual “Morning Glory” Breakfast reception honoring the 2018 Stellar Awards nominees. 401 more words

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Composer John Powell to Receive Top Honor at ASCAP Screen Awards

Composer John Powell will receive ASCAP’s top honor, the Henry Mancini Award, at the performance rights organization’s annual Screen Awards. The event is scheduled for May 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. 118 more words

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St. Vincent to Appear at ASCAP Expo (EXCLUSIVE)

St. Vincent, Betty Who, JoJo, Charlotte Caffey of the Go-Go’s and Anna Waronker of That Dog have been added to the lineup of artists appearing at ASCAP’s 2018 “I Create Music” Expo lineup, the company announced today. 211 more words

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