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Quavo Named Songwriter Of The Year At ASCAP Rhythm And Soul Music Awards

Cardi B, 2 Chainz and more also went home with honors.


ASCAP And America SCORES Put Students In The Studio For Inspirational Track “Freedom And Confidence”

Song scribe Andrea Martin, who has penned for the likes of En Vogue and Leona Lewis, recently linked with 15 NYC students of The East…

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ASCAP And BMI Reveal Songwriters Fail To Receive Proper Royalties From Music Streaming Sites

Songwriters seem to be getting no love in the club, even though the track you're popping bottles to is probably theirs. Streaming apps such as…


Ne-Yo To Receive Special Honor at 27th ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

Singer/songwriter Ne-Yo is no stranger to the internationally-recognized ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. Having taken home numerous honors at the annual event, he hopes…


Jermaine Dupri & Ne-Yo To Be Honored At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

Pictured: Ne-Yo and Jermaine Dupri at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul ATL Legends Dinner in September 2011…


Vixen Chat: Kandi Burruss Dishes on RHOA Drama, ‘Let Them Love’ and Sex Advice for Valentine’s Day

Few reality stars have parlayed their celebrity into a lucrative career as seamlessly as Kandi Burruss. Years after making her debut with Xscape…


Black History Month Spotlight: Nicole Middleton

Nicole George-Middleton is the Vice President of the Rhythm & Soul/Urban Membership division of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and…


TI, Ne-Yo And Jermaine Dupri Attend The AKOO Clothing Co. Pop-Up Gifting Experience

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted their 5th annual Grammy Nominee Brunch over the weekend (January 25) at the SLS Beverly…


Kendrick Lamar to Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

Kendrick Lamar captivated the music world with his debut and now the industry is rewarding him. On Thursday, June 27, the good kid,…


Usher Set To Receive ASCAP Golden Note Award

The 26th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards is set to present R&B singer Usher with its esteemed Golden Note Award on June 27,…



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T.I., Kendrick, Usher, Pharrell And More Attend ASCAP And BET Networks Music Matters Showcase

ASCAP’s own T.I. headlined the BET Music Matters Showcase hosted by Yahoo! This year’s showcase ran the gamut plucking SchoolBoy Q, DJ Drama, Bridget Kelly,…


Sundance 2013: Melanie Fiona Performs at ASCAP Cafe, Says Next LP Will Be “Organic”

Since releasing her 2009 debut The Bridge, R&B singer Melanie Fiona has won two Grammys and is up for another one this year for her…


ASCAP & MC Lyte Team Up To Celebrate Women Behind The Music

ASCAP showed their appreciation for women in the industry by honoring Recording Academy West Regional Director Lizzy Moore, FOX Broadcasting Company Vice President of Music…


Tameka “Tiny” Harris to Receive ASCAP Songwriting Honors

The Harris family can add another award to their family trophy cabinet. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will honor…