ASCAP

Billie Eilish, Finneas, Lil Baby, Ne-Yo, John Mellencamp, blackbear, Chris Stapleton And Paul Williams Support The ASCAP Foundation By Donating One-of-a-kind Experiences And Items For Virtual Silent Auction

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:55pm

Grammy-winning R&B songwriter, artist and producer Ne-Yo prepares a personalized video to commemorate an occasion chosen by the winning bidder.

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  • Grammy-winning R&B songwriter, artist and producer Ne-Yo prepares a personalized video to commemorate an occasion chosen by the winning bidder.
  • Whiskey
    16-time CMA Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Chris Stapleton donates a signed bottle of E.H. Taylor Jr.
  • BET provides hotel, airfare and two tickets to its upcoming 2022 BET Awards and BET Experience in downtown Los Angeles.
  • The ASCAP Foundation is supported by contributions from ASCAP members and from music lovers throughout the United States.

Introducing Peoplez.io: Fan Engagement like You've Never Seen It - IDO Kicking off 29 Nov

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 7:43pm

Peoplez has announced its IDO on 29th November, alongside onboarding three influential advisors for its fan engagement platform

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  • Besides engagement, Peoplez also makes it easy for users to identify VIP talent and invest in and benefit from their creative skills.
  • Central to the Peoplez fan engagement platform will be the LEZ token on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC).
  • Peoplez IDO - November 29, 2021
    On November 29, 2021, the Peoplez platform will conduct their IDO and distribute 540,000 LEZ tokens to investors.
  • For retail investors, the IDO on November 29 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a new way of fan engagement, and the opportunity to earn profits like never before.

Sony Music Publishing Nashville Promotes Josh Van Valkenburg to EVP, Creative

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 4:15pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Publishing Nashville today announced the promotion of Josh Van Valkenburg to Executive Vice President, Creative.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Publishing Nashville today announced the promotion of Josh Van Valkenburg to Executive Vice President, Creative.
  • Josh Van Valkenburg said, "Our Sony Music Publishing family is committed to lifting up and empowering all of our songwriters, from Nashville to the entire world.
  • Rusty Gaston, CEO, Sony Music Publishing Nashville said, "Josh is one of the smartest music publishing executives I have ever met.
  • Prior to becoming EVP, Creative, Van Valkenburg held the position of SVP Creative and has spearheaded SMP Nashville's creative efforts since 2015.

Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche Joins Music Copyrights Panel at North American Law Summit as Key Panelist

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 9:00am

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On Friday, November 12, 2021, Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche will take part in a panel at the 33rd annual North American Law Summit.

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  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On Friday, November 12, 2021, Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche will take part in a panel at the 33rd annual North American Law Summit.
  • Each year, the North American Law Summit delivers a continuing legal education conference, focused on constantly-evolving topics within entertainment, sports, media, and IP.
  • "Music royalties and catalog sales are an intricate and often misunderstood sector of the music industry," said Heiche.
  • "We are proud to be selected to participate in the North American Law Summit this year to continue sharing awareness and data-backed insights with the legal community.

Josh Osborne Named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter Of The Year As 59th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards Kick Off Three-day Social Media Event, November 8 - 10

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 3:03pm

The 59th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards once again celebrate the genre's best and brightest creatives in a special virtual format across all social media platforms.

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  • The 59th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards once again celebrate the genre's best and brightest creatives in a special virtual format across all social media platforms.
  • Dedicated posts for each winning song will be rolled out on @ASCAP social media each day through November 10.
  • The honor brings Osborne's total number of ASCAP Awards to 35, including Song of the Year wins in 2015, 2018 and 2020.
  • Ashley Gorley'schart-topping "One of Them Girls" (recorded by Lee Brice) receives ASCAP Country Music Song of the Year honors.

Chart-topping Pop Hitmakers Adam Levine And Blackbear Join Ascap Family

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 1:10pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Two of today's foremost hitmakers, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and singer, songwriter and producer blackbear, have signed with ASCAP.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Two of today's foremost hitmakers, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and singer, songwriter and producer blackbear, have signed with ASCAP.
  • blackbear, aka Matthew Musto, is one of music's most versatile hit creators whose work spans pop, rock, R&B and hip-hop.
  • "We are thrilled to have both of these incredible artists join the ASCAP family and to help support and nurture their future success as they continue to create some of the world's best-loved music."
  • "ASCAP is the best advocate for songwriters and their team is committed to helping us maximize our creative potential," said blackbear.

Sound Royalties Joins 2021 Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival as Premier Partner

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 9:00am

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival presented by Marriott Shoals is excited to announce that music royalty financing firm Sound Royalties has joined the weekend as the Premier Partner.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival presented by Marriott Shoals is excited to announce that music royalty financing firm Sound Royalties has joined the weekend as the Premier Partner.
  • Sound Royalties will be on site all weekend, conducting interviews with top-talent songwriters in the Sound Royalties Video Lounge.
  • The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival is championed by The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Foundation, which is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to bring songwriters and music lovers together from across the globe.
  • The Muscle Shoals Songwriters Festival was founded in 2020 by Lillian Glanton in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Open AI Chairman and CTO Greg Brockman to Keynote the NYC Media Lab Summit 2021: Future Imperfect

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Sep. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Greg Brockman, Chairman and CTO of Open AI, the world's leading AI research lab, will keynote the NYC Media Lab Summit 2021, "Future Imperfect," taking place virtually October 6th and 7th.

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  • NEW YORK, Sep. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Greg Brockman, Chairman and CTO of Open AI, the world's leading AI research lab, will keynote the NYC Media Lab Summit 2021, "Future Imperfect," taking place virtually October 6th and 7th.
  • On October 6th, Brockman will share his vision and challenges as he looks to the future of AI.
  • For the full NYC Media Lab "Summit 2021: Future Imperfect" agenda and to register for the event, visit: https://futureimperfect.eventbrite.com .
  • NYC Media Lab connects media and technology companies with New York City's universities to drive innovation, entrepreneurship, and talent development.

Sound Royalties Continues Its Growth as the Premier Provider of Music Financing for Creatives; Announces Elisha Hoffman as Industry Relations Ambassador

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Music royalty financing firm Sound Royalties continues its unprecedented growth by engaging well-known producer, engineer, and songwriter Elisha Hoffman to support the company as an industry relations ambassador, based in Nashville.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Music royalty financing firm Sound Royalties continues its unprecedented growth by engaging well-known producer, engineer, and songwriter Elisha Hoffman to support the company as an industry relations ambassador, based in Nashville.
  • Sound Royalties is the industry's leading finance firm, helping creatives se-cure funding from their royalty streams without giving up ownership of their copyrights.
  • Hoffman is one of the newest music industry alums to team up with Sound Royalties to help represent the company through direct community outreach and exclusively curated events in Nashville.
  • Hoffman has spent his entire life in the music industry.

Matthew West, Cory Asbury And More Chart-topping Christian Songwriters Honored At 2021 Virtual ASCAP Christian Music Awards

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:05pm

Grammy-nominated songwriter, artist and worship leader Cory Asbury takes home ASCAP Christian Songwriter-Artist of the Year for the first time.

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  • Grammy-nominated songwriter, artist and worship leader Cory Asbury takes home ASCAP Christian Songwriter-Artist of the Year for the first time.
  • The Grammy and Dove Award-nominated, and now ASCAP Award-winning, "Famous For (I Believe)" wins ASCAP Christian Song of the Year.
  • 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.
  • 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.