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The United States Senate Passes the Music Modernization Act The United States Senate Passes the Music Modernization Act
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

The United States Senate today unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act, a comprehensive bill that aims to reform our outdated music licensing system and give music creators an opportunity to obtain compensation that more accurately reflects the value of music in a free market.... (more...)
ASCAP CEO And President Releases Statements On Music Modernization Act ASCAP CEO And President Releases Statements On Music Modernization Act
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

The United States Senate today unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act, a comprehensive bill that aims to reform our outdated music licensing system and give music creators an opportunity to obtain compensation that more accurately reflects the value of music in a free market.... (more...)
Lee Ann Womack To Be Honored With Golden Note Award At ASCAP Country Music Awards Lee Ann Womack To Be Honored With Golden Note Award At ASCAP Country Music Awards
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2018

Country music's finest will join ASCAP in honoring GRAMMY, CMA, ACM, AMA and Billboard Award-winning artist and songwriter Lee Ann Womack when she accepts the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award at this year's ASCAP Country Music Awards on Monday, November 12. The exclusive, invitation-only gala, wh... (more...)
John Mellencamp to Embark On 2019 Tour THE JOHN MELLENCAMP SHOW John Mellencamp to Embark On 2019 Tour THE JOHN MELLENCAMP SHOW
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2018

Set to coincide with a highly anticipated new album release, JOHN MELLENCAMP will embark on a 2019 tour of “The John Mellencamp Show” which will feature the rock icon's classics plus some new material.  Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of music's most authentic and crowd-pleasing concert perf... (more...)
The ASCAP 'I Create Music' EXPO Set for May 2-4 The ASCAP 'I Create Music' EXPO Set for May 2-4
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that the 14th edition of its signature event, the ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, will return to the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles on May 2 - 4, 2019.  ... (more...)
Hip-Hop Star Desiigner Announced As Headliner Of Chicago's YAS! Fest Hip-Hop Star Desiigner Announced As Headliner Of Chicago's YAS! Fest
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are thrilled to announce hip-hop star Desiigner (“Panda”) as the headliner for YAS! Fest, the youth arts showcase for the Year of Creative Youth presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Saturday, September 22 from 11 a... (more...)
Lively McCabe Entertainment Inks Deal with Round Hill Music to Mine Catalogue for Project Development Lively McCabe Entertainment Inks Deal with Round Hill Music to Mine Catalogue for Project Development
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces that it has inked a deal with Round Hill Music, a full-service, creative music company with a core focus on music publishing.  The deal grants the company, recently launched by producer Michael Barra, access to Round Hill Music's catalogue of music and artists t... (more...)
DEADPOOL/MAD MAX Composer Junkie XL Moves to ASCAP DEADPOOL/MAD MAX Composer Junkie XL Moves to ASCAP
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2018

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum producer and composer Tom Holkenborg, professionally known as Junkie XL, has switched to ASCAP for representa... (more...)
Linda Em Announces New LONDON IRISH EP, Previews WILD FIRE Single Linda Em Announces New LONDON IRISH EP, Previews WILD FIRE Single
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018

London-based Irish-born songstress Linda Em has announced her new 'London Irish' EP, to be released this fall via Talking Elephant Records. Ahead of that, 'Wild Fire' is the first single from this release – a sultry song that is as much of an earworm as it is seductive.... (more...)
Acclaimed ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop Celebrates 30th Year Of Producing Top-Tier Screen Composers Acclaimed ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop Celebrates 30th Year Of Producing Top-Tier Screen Composers
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2018

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today kicks off its renowned annual ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop for an historic 30th year. Mentored by Emmy Award-winning composer Richard Bellis and produced by ASCAP Film & TV executives Michael Todd and Jennifer Harmon,... (more...)
Brandon Victor Dixon Joins NBC's MACY'S 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular Brandon Victor Dixon Joins NBC's MACY'S 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular
by TV News Desk - July 02, 2018

American Authors and Brandon Victor Dixon join the incredible slate of performers for NBC's annual "Macy's 4th of JulyFireworks® Spectacular," which airs Wednesday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an hourlong encore presentation at 10 p.m. Dixon will be joined by the iconic Harlem Gospel Choir for a r... (more...)
Sundance Institute & Skywalker Sound Announce Composers and Directors for 2018 Film Music and Sound Design Lab Sundance Institute & Skywalker Sound Announce Composers and Directors for 2018 Film Music and Sound Design Lab
by TV News Desk - June 28, 2018

Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound today announced the composers and directors selected for the Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab, which returns to the legendary Skywalker Sound Facilities for the sixth year. More than half of the composers selected for this year's Lab are femal... (more...)
ASCAP Releases A Statement on the Music Modernization Act Senate Judiciary Committee Passage ASCAP Releases A Statement on the Music Modernization Act Senate Judiciary Committee Passage
by TV News Desk - June 28, 2018

The Senate Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved the Music Modernization Act, a comprehensive bill that aims to update the outdated music licensing system and give songwriters a better opportunity to seek fair value for their work in the digital age. The Senate Judiciary Committee vote foll... (more...)
City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018 season of SummerStage, New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. This year's festival, presented by Capital One, wil... (more...)
International Songwriting Competition Announces Judges for 2018 Competition International Songwriting Competition Announces Judges for 2018 Competition
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its panel of judges for the 2018 competition. Established in 2002, ISC is the world's largest songwriting competition and is open to both professional and amateur songwriters, signed and unsigned. A total of 71 winners in 23 cate... (more...)
Film Composer John Powell Recognized With ASCAP Henry Mancini Award; Composer Germaine Franco Receives ASCAP Shirley Walker Award Film Composer John Powell Recognized With ASCAP Henry Mancini Award; Composer Germaine Franco Receives ASCAP Shirley Walker Award
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

ASCAP, the American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, celebrated the composers of the past year's most performed music in TV, film and video games last night at the 33rd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards at the Beverly ... (more...)
Illenium Wins the Grand Prize in the International Songwriting Competition Illenium Wins the Grand Prize in the International Songwriting Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC), widely recognized as the most prestigious and respected songwriting competition in the world, is pleased to announce its 2017 winners. Created in 2002, ISC received more than 16,000 entries from almost 140 countries.... (more...)
Songwriters Call On Senators To Support The Music Modernization Act During 'Stand With Songwriters' Advocacy Day Songwriters Call On Senators To Support The Music Modernization Act During 'Stand With Songwriters' Advocacy Day
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Award-winning songwriters will convene on Capitol Hill tomorrow, May 17, to meet with elected officials as part of the annual American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers' (ASCAP) 'Stand with Songwriters' Advocacy Day. They will ask senators to cosponsor the Music Modernization Act, the bipar... (more...)
Jason Mraz, Brandy Clark, Michael McDonald, & More to Perform at ASCAP's 10th Annual WE WRITE THE SONGS Jason Mraz, Brandy Clark, Michael McDonald, & More to Perform at ASCAP's 10th Annual WE WRITE THE SONGS
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018

On Wednesday, May 16, The ASCAP Foundation and The Library of Congress will jointly present the 10th 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 ... (more...)
XSCAPE Will Be Honored at the 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards June 21 XSCAPE Will Be Honored at the 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards June 21
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2018

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 31st annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Los Angeles. ASCAP will honor the popular 90s R&B group Xscape with the ASCAP Golden Note Awardduring this year's ceremony, and members Kandi Burruss, ... (more...)
Symphony Space Celebrates 40 Years with Wall to Wall Leonard Bernstein Symphony Space Celebrates 40 Years with Wall to Wall Leonard Bernstein
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018

Forty years ago, two visionary leaders - Isaiah Sheffer and Allan Miller- took over an abandoned Upper West Side theater for an all-day free marathon concert called Wall to Wall Bach.  This event founded Symphony Space, and every year since 1978, Symphony Space has been presenting free marathon Wall... (more...)
Young Rising Sons Release New Single +NOISE- via Billboard Young Rising Sons Release New Single +NOISE- via Billboard
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2018

At first glance, Young Rising Sons may seem to be just another Jersey band, raised on Bruce in the 'Land of Hope and Dreams'. Perhaps, at some point, that's exactly what they were, but Young Rising Sons has grown into a family, with its foundation rooted in resilience.... (more...)
Multi-Platinum Recording Artists NE-YO and Jermaine Dupri Join 2018 ASCAP I CREATE MUSIC Expo Lineup Multi-Platinum Recording Artists NE-YO and Jermaine Dupri Join 2018 ASCAP I CREATE MUSIC Expo Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2018

ASCAP has added multi-platinum songwriter and artist Ne-Yo and Grammy-winning artist-producer Jermaine Dupri to the 2018 ASCAP 'I Create Music' EXPO lineup, joining an illustrious roster of Hall of Famers and chart-topping music creators set to appear. The country's largest conference for music crea... (more...)
Lana Del Ray, Steve Mac, & Desmond Child Among Winners at The 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Lana Del Ray, Steve Mac, & Desmond Child Among Winners at The 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, hosted its 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Monday, April 23, recognizing four impressive songwriting talents with a 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Songwriter of the Year award, each for their individual achievement in crafting some of the ... (more...)
PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Recording Now Available! PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Recording Now Available!
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

Ghostlight Records has announced that PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording is available in physical, digital and streaming formats today, Friday, April 20. The 16-page CD booklet includes color production photography and liner notes by Hal Prince and David Thompson.... (more...)







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