Ra Charm Music Madison Emiko Love Louis Bell Drew Taggart Lumidee Cedeno John Gourley Universal Music Publishing Group, Writers: Prescription Songs Vinylz Music Group, Writers: Jacksonfootemusic The chart-topping “Heaven” was named Song of the Year at Sunday night’s ceremony, held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The Man treated the audience to a raucous live version of “Feel It Still” (which won them a Grammy), and Father John Misty paid tribute to his friend Lana Del Rey with an intimate take on “Ride.” Madison Emiko Love, Fastball’s Tony Scalzo and Futuristics member Joe Khajadourian performed “Bad Things,” their hit for Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello. Universal Music Publishing Group Harold Ray Brown Ariana Grande (Justin Timberlake), Writers: Most recently, it was announced that ASCAP named West Christian Songwriter of the Year. Kendrick Lamar), Writers: Late 80's Music Greensleeves Publishing Limited Sean Paul & Anne-Marie), Publishers: Zaire Koalo, Publishers: Rihanna & Bryson Tiller), Writers: Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Christopher "Brody" Brown Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne), Writers: Writers for Tape Room have already celebrated 15 No. She received the honor for the second time in 2020, making her the first female songwriter to win the award twice. 1 singles, Brett Young has now been named the 2018 ASCAP Country Songwriter-Artist of the Year. BMG PUBLISHED BY CALHOUN TUNES, FAIR TRADE MUSIC PUBLISHING, THE CURE Kobalt Music Teddy Djtedsmooth Mendez Tape Room Music (Cheat Codes Feat. Shellback (STIM), Side to Side Franklin, TN, (October 15, 2018) The Christian music industry’s top songwriters, stars and executives gathered to celebrate the 40th annual ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Christian Music Awards on Monday, October 15 at the Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. Brittany "Starrah" Hazzard Steve Mac (PRS) Sia (APRA), Publishers: Nice Hair Publishing Rap Kingpin Music PUBLISHED BY CENTRICITY MUSIC PUBLISHING, COOLNASTY, FORTYHOURDAYS, EVEN IF Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Black Beatles CRYSTALLIZED, D SOUL MUSIC, LET'S BE BEAUTIFUL, FORGIVEN Drew Taggart PUBLISHED BY SONGS OF BLACK RIVER. James Fauntleroy PRUIS, MATTHEW WEST Lonnie Jordan Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. No Promises (Maroon 5 Feat. Kurstin Music [2] Savan Kotecha. Wyclef Jean. Steve Mac, Max Martin, Starrah And Drew Taggart Tie As 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Songwriter Of The Year; "Shape Of You" Is Song Of The Year At 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Smackville Music/Smacksongs Sony/ATV Tunes LLC Universal Music Publishing Group, Writers: (Migos Feat. Universal Music Publishing Group was named Publisher of the Year, and BMG took home Independent Publisher of the Year honors for the third consecutive year. Sony/ATV Tunes LLC The evening was hosted by ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews, President Paul Williams, EVP of Membership John Titta and VP of Nashville Membership Michael Martin. (French Montana Feat. Guy Berryman Twonk Donklis Lil Uzi Vert Publishers Panic Attack Publishing Prescription Songs, I'm The One Asa Taccone Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. (Clean Bandit Feat. Rickardo “Rikrok” Ducent Ashley Gorley made history at the 55th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards on Monday night at the Ryman Auditorium. Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Publishers: Publishers: Zedd Music Empire, Writers: Kurstin Music Jeremy "Jerm Beats" Reeves Westside Publishing, Publishers: The ASCAP Partners in Music trophy was presented to the Gospel Music Association, in recognition of their unwavering support of ASCAP songwriters and artists. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Shay Noelle Publishing WRITTEN BY COLBY WEDGEWORTH Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye (SOCAN) Tony Scalzo. Logi Universal Music Publishing Group, Publishers: Writers: PUBLISHED BY COLBY WEDGEWORTH MUSIC, FAIR TRADE MUSIC PUBLISHING, WORD OF LIFE (Chainsmokers & Coldplay), Writers: Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Can't Stop the Feeling! Sounds from Eardrummers Kendrick Lamar) These Are Songs of Pulse, Writers: Publishers: MOST PERFORMED ASCAP CHRISTIAN SONGS 2018, BELOVED Recognizing the most performed Christian music of the past year, ASCAP will share exclusive photos, videos, acceptance speeches and more from some of its top songwriters and publishers … Drew Taggart, Publishers: Jeremih. Universal Music Publishing Group, Writers: Universal Music Publishing Group, Publishers: Individual terrestrial commercial radio stations as well as commercial radio station group owners should log in here. Livemadlove PUBLISHED BY CAPITOL CMG PUBLISHING, SIXSTEPS MUSIC, GIANTS FALL Gorley created Tape Room Music in 2011. Publishers: We gave out special honors to some of the brightest lights in music: iconic hitmaker Desmond Child (Founders Award), Portugal. RECORDED BY FOR KING & COUNTRY Songs of Southside Individual terrestrial commercial radio stations as well as commercial radio station group owners should log in here. (DJ Snake Feat. Sam Hunt Publishing Steven ‘Lenky’ Marsden (PRS) Sam Hunt Elina Stridh (STIM) Phil Paul Shaouy Aka Phil Phever, Publishers: These Are Songs of Pulse Josh Osborne Shape of You PUBLISHED BY WEAVE COUNTRY, WORD MUSIC LLC, LIVE LIKE YOU'RE LOVED Justin Bieber), Writers: Frederic Kennett Mike Will Made-It. Doc Mckinney (SOCAN) Max Martin (STIM) Writers: From releasing an LP earlier this year to a live EP coming later this month, a new Christmas single out today, his weekly podcast and devotionals, and more, West has no plans to stop any time soon. Top Dawg Music WRITTEN BY JASON HOUSER, A.J. Zach Carothers. Rap Kingpin Music, Don't Wanna Know Huncho YRN Music The performing rights organization ASCAP celebrated the top songs, songwriters, and publisher of the year Monday night at the Renaissance Hotel. Colby Wedgeworth Named Songwriter of the Year at 40th ASCAP Christian Music Awards October 15, 2018 Twila Paris honored with Golden Note, GMA wins Partners in Music Award, “Even If” Claims top song honors and Capitol CMG earns top publisher Universal Music Publishing Group There was also a special tribute to Lee Ann Womack who received the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. (Machine Gun Kelly X Camila Cabello), Writers: RECORDED BY RYAN STEVENSON Steve Mac, Max Martin, Starrah and Drew Taggart Tie as 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Songwriter of the Year; “Shape Of You” is Song of the Year at 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Prescription Songs (Rae Sremmurd Feat. Get Familiar Music The mega-producer accepts ASCAP winning song awards for “Black Beatles” and “HUMBLE.” from ASCAP’s Maura Duval. Grandarimusic Downtown Trevor Brown Greg Kurstin Songwriter Colby Wedgeworth earned his first ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year honor Monday evening (Oct. 15) during this year’s annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards, held in Franklin, Tennessee. Cirkut Breaker LLC As previously announced, Brett Young was celebrated with the ASCAP Songwriter-Artist of the Year Award. An audience of distinguished songwriters, Christian music stars and music industry leaders were treated to unforgettable performances of some of our award winning songs, including “Even If” by songwriter Ben Glover; Matthew West’s “Broken Things,” by writers Jason Houser, AJ Pruis and West, and “Old Church Choir,” performed by the choir from Dickson, Tennessee’s First Baptist Church. Sia (APRA). Nice Hair Publishing NEIKED (STIM), Wild Thoughts Rap Kingpin Music, Bad And Boujee Hard Working Black Folks Combustion Music Publishers: Kendrick Lamar Underdog West Universal Music Publishing Group Publishers: Sounds From Eardrummers Sony/ATV Tunes LLC PUBLISHED BY CAPITOL CMG PUBLISHING, REDSWAN MUSIC, SONGS OF EMACK, I WANNA GO BACK Eric Howk Chris Martin Cardi B received the award for ASCAP Songwriter of the Year in 2019, the first time the accolade was presented to a female rapper. Demi Lovato Our Song of the Year went to the writers and publishers of the dancehall-infused pop song “Shape of You,” while the recording-breaking Latin crossover single “Despacito” earned our inaugural Most Streamed Song of the Year award. RECORDED BY MERCYME Approaching Airballoons Dove Award-winning songwriter-artist Steve Green presented the ASCAP Golden Note Award to singer, songwriter and author Twila Paris, who was honored in song by contemporary Christian music award-winning trio Selah. Louis Bell Schweezy Beats Publishing Other honorees at the 2018 ASCAP Awards included Brett Young, who was named Songwriter-Artist of the Year, and Lee Ann Womack, who earned the Golden Note Award. WRITTEN BY JOEL SMALLBONE Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd Kobalt Music Gucci Mane). PUBLISHED BY 9 T ONE SONGS, ALL ESSENTIAL MUSIC, CAPITOL CMG PUBLISHING, WRITTEN BY MICHAEL WEAVER For the second year in a row, BMG was awarded top honors as Independent Publisher of the Year at the 26 th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards in New York at the Marriott Marquis (Tuesday, March 6). Universal Music Publishing Group Demi Lovato WRITTEN BY NICHOLE NORDEMAN NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today kicks off its annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards across all social media platforms. Ghetto and Blues Cirkut Breaker LLC BMG Anderson Fork in the Road Music BMG Kendrick Lamar), Writers: Kurstin Music Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. RECORDED BY ZACH WILLIAMS Max Martin (STIM) But the night belonged to multi-platinum, Grammy-winning songwriter Desmond Child, who was given the ASCAP Founders Award in recognition of his five-decade career of iconic songs like “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love A Bad Name,” “I Was Made For Lovin’ You,” “Dude (Looks Like A Lady),” “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” “Waking Up In Vegas” and “Beautiful Now.” The segment opened with a surprise performance by Alice Cooper, performing his 1989 hit “Poison,” co-written with Child. (DJ Khaled Feat. Huncho YRN Music WRITTEN BY COLBY WEDGEWORTH Pay That Fam Publisher of the Year: Warner/Chappell Music Publishing. Pineapple Lasagne Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Publishers: Charlee Nyman (STIM) Amaire Johnson This page requires Javascript to be enabled. Ascapuzi Cangris Publishing Quavo Huncho, Publishers: The Man rock the red carpet alongside “Feel It Still” collaborator Asa Taccone (first row, left), ASCAP 2018 Pop Music Songwriter of the Year recipients pose with ASCAP President Paul Williams (center) on stage. RECORDED BY TOBYMAC Greg Kurstin Sony/ATV Tunes LLC The powerhouse vocalist paid tribute to Founders Award Winner Desmond Child with a medley of his smash hits. Shellback (STIM). (Ariana Grande Feat. General licensing customers including Restaurants, Bars, Colleges and Universities, Web & Mobile and other customers, Individual terrestrial commercial radio stations and commercial radio station group owners, Twila Paris honored with Golden Note, GMA wins Partners in Music Award, “Even If” Claims top song honors and Capitol CMG earns top publisher. PUBLISHED BY ALL ESSENTIAL MUSIC, BENTLEY STREET SONGS, HOWIECOWIE PUBLISHING, WORD MUSIC LLC, JESUS I BELIEVE Quavo Huncho Alex Ben-Abdallah Reach Music Publishers: From left to right: Max Martin (winning for an unprecedented 11th time), Steve Mac, Drew Taggart and Starrah, The rock icon performed “Poison, the smash he co-wrote with Desmond Child, in tribute to Child’s ASCAP Founders Award honor, ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews presents the ASCAP Publisher of the Year Award Universal Music Publishing Group execs, including CEO Jody Gerson and President Evan Lamberg, Father John Misty covers Lana Del Rey’s “Ride” in honor of her ASCAP Global Impact Award, ASCAP President Paul Williams, ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews and ASCAP Vice President Pop/Rock Marc Emert-Hutner pose with ASCAP Independent Publisher of the Year BMG, including Claribel Caraballo, Vice President Creative and Zach Katz, Chief Creative Officer alongside BMG Execs and ASCAP Founders Award winner Desmond Child, ASCAP songwriters Madison Emiko Love, Tony Scalzo and Joe Khajadourian performed the winning son “Bad Things” they co-wrote for Machine Gun Kelly/Camila Cabello, ASCAP Vice President Pop/Rock Marc Emert-Hutner and ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews pose with rising hitmakers Finneas O’Connell (L) and Billie Eilish (R), ASCAP member and Fugees co-founder won for "Wild Thoughts," which samples his classic Santana song "Maria Maria". Prescription Songs Publishers: ASCAP … Anderson "Vinylz" Hernandez Westside Publishing Publishers: The top three songs of the year; “Body Like a Back Road,” “Small Town Boy” and “What Ifs” were all performed at the event. Late 80's Music RECORDED BY CASTING CROWNS PUBLISHED BY BARTLANDIA, CAPITOL CMG PUBLISHING, SIMPLE TENSE SONGS, TRUEMUSE, O GOD FORGIVE US WRITTEN BY DAVID GARCIA, BEN GLOVER RECORDED BY JORDAN FELIZ Justin Bieber Quavo Huncho, Publishers: Big Sean Justin Timberlake RECORDED BY MATTHEW WEST RECORDED BY UNSPOKEN Universal Music Publishing Group, MOST STREAMED SONG OF THE YEAR 21 Savage Taggart Group LLC. Ddlovato Music Bieber Time For the third year in a row, BMG was awarded top honors being named ASCAP’s Independent Publisher of the Year during the 2018 ASCAP Pop Awards (Monday, April 23, 2018).The annual event honors the songwriters and publishers of the top songs of the past year. Jason “Daheala” Quenneville (SOCAN), Publishers: Atlas Music Publishing PUBLISHED BY 9 T ONE SONGS, CAPITOL CMG PUBLISHING, COLBY WEDGEWORTH MUSIC, FAIR TRADE MUSIC PUBLISHING, WHOLE HEART Universal Music Publishing Group, Writers: Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Publishers: Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Writers: BMG Ray Charles McCullough II, Publishers: SMG Tunes Sumphu Publishers: Poo B Z Publishing Jobete Music Co. Inc. PUBLISHED BY METHOD TO THE MADNESS, SHANKEL SONGS, WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC PUBLISHING, WORD MUSIC LLC, OH MY SOUL Daft Punk), Writers: Universal Music Publishing Group. Washpoppin Inc, Writers: Shellback (STIM), Publishers: ASCAP president Paul Williams remarked from the stage that Starrah is the first female recipient in 16 years to win the songwriter of the year award. Lovblock Music Lil Uzi Vert), Writers: Marvin Moore Hough WRITTEN BY JONATHAN LOWRY, CHAD MATTSON Sony/ATV Tunes LLC People Over Planes Quality Control QC Pro Publishers: Downtown Trevor Brown Kiari "Offset" Cephus Top Dawg Music Swae Lee), Writers: Lee Oskar Kendrick Lamar. Powerhouse vocalist Justin Benlolo rocked the house with a medley of Child’s greatest hits, right before Paul Stanley of KISS presented the Founders Award to the man of the hour. 2018: ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year . Henry “Cirkut” Walter One of … Huncho YRN Music Universal Music Corporation, 1-800-273-8255 Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Sony/ATV Tunes LLC SONG OF THE YEAR Universal Music Publishing Group Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye (SOCAN) Sean Paul ASCAP honored the songwriters and publishers of Christian music's most performed songs of the past year at the 40th annual Christian Music Awards in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. Includes a database of music in the repertory and information about membership and … WRITTEN BY HANNAH KERR RECORDED BY BIG DADDY WEAVE WRITTEN BY DAVID CROWDER Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Rockabye Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. Sony/ATV Tunes LLC Thou Art the Hunger Combustion Music congratulates American Christian music artist, Matthew West on winning Christian Songwriter of the Year at this year’s ASCAP Christian Awards. RECORDED BY CITIZEN WAY Demi Lovato), Writers: Sting International Oscar Holter (STIM) Isaac Slade This marks the sixth time West has taken home the top honor. Roynet Music Silent Assassin YRN Quest Da Stars RECORDED BY MANDISA DWA Songs Alessia Cara & Khalid), Publishers: We honored pop songs with guest rap verses; hip-hop singles with massive pop hooks; chart toppers by EDM stars, R&B tracks that sample Latin guitar, and a host of other genre-crossing, globetrotting music. See who won Follow @ascap & @ascapscreen on IG to join in the virtual celebration of our top film, TV and video game composers of last year. Writers: 2018 Top M&A Deals; Top 50 Takeover Targets ... Old Dominion's Matthew Ramsey and Trevor Rosen were named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter-Artists of the Year. Bieber Time Publishing Hard Working Black Folks Jacob "JKash" Hindlin WRITTEN BY FRANCESCA BATTISTELLI I Feel It Coming Jeremih, Publishers: Tony Mercedes Music Quality Control QC Pro Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye (SOCAN) Stellar Sun Songs Wedgeworth was the 2017 recipient of the ASCAP Song of the Year honor (“The River”) and is also this year’s leading Dove Awards nominee with eight nominations. Christian “Hitmaka” Ward What’s an awards show without live music? BMG Tape Room Music. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is a performing rights organization which licenses and collects royalties for performance of its members' music. RECORDED BY JEREMY CAMP Kobalt Music Jacob "JKash" Hindlin People Over Planes Huss Zwingli Publishing Inc Louis Bell, Publishers: PUBLISHED BY 9 T ONE SONGS, CAPITOL CMG PUBLISHING, D SOUL MUSIC, LOVE BROKE THRU Alexander Kronlund (STIM) WRITTEN BY RYAN STEVENSON Eric Chédeville «Rico The Wizzard» (SACEM)