1. ASCAP Announces Results of Biannual Board Elections

    March 27, 2013 11:16 AM EDT ASCAP has announced the results of its biannual elections to its board of directors, in a statement released today. 23 of the 24 electees, split evenly between twelve writers and twelve publishers with one 'symphonic and concert' membe ...

  2. Marvin Hamlisch Leaves Behind Sterling Chart Legacy

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died Aug. 6 in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on the Billboard Hot 100 that stretches more than 45 years. The New York-born composer was just 19 years old when Lesley Gore's recording of "Sunshin ...

  3. Marvin Hamlisch's Chart Legacy: From Liza Minnelli to the Wu-Tang Clan to 'Glee' and Beyond

    August 07, 2012 7:26 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died yesterday in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on The Billboard Hot 100 that stretches over 45 years, from his first pop hit in 1965 to a pair of "A Chorus Line" remakes by the Glee Cast in 201 ...

  4. Carly Simon To Be Honored by ASCAP

    February 16, 2012 6:22 AM EST Carly Simon will receive the ASCAP Founders Award during the performing rights organization's 29th annual Pop Music Awards on April 18. Backbeat: ASCAP Rhythm & Soul's Grammy Brunch With Ne-Yo, Paul Epworth, Ledisi Simon will be hono ...

  5. Grammys 2012 Backstage: Adele 'Busy Being Happy,' Bon Iver Busy Chewing His Grammy

    February 13, 2012 12:05 PM EST Best New Artist Grammy winner Justin Vernon of Bon Iver biting the hand that...rather his trophy (Getty Images) On a big night for Adele, she had a lot to say backstage -- as did the rest of the Grammy victors. Hear what you didn't see on the ...

  6. Grammys 2012: 19 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 13, 2012 12:26 AM EST 0 0 0 On a big night for Adele, she had a lot to say backstage -- as did the rest of the Grammy victors. Hear what you didn't see on the Grammy broadcast below. Adele's Big Night : While her millions of fans may have worried about her recovery f ...

  7. Barbra Streisand in 'Heated' Talks for Columbia Records Deal Renewal

    July 13, 2011 11:26 PM EDT Every Columbia Records employee knows about the "five Bs": Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand. Keeping this mega-selling group happy has long been a top priority at the venerable Sony Music label, ...

  8. ASCAP Elects Board Of Directors

    March 10, 2011 3:30 PM EST In addition to ASCAP president and chairman of the board Paul Williams, board members who were re-elected in the at-large field are: songwriter Marilyn Bergman; composer Richard Bellis; composer Bruce Broughton; songwriter Hal David; composer Dan ...

  9. Songwriter Paul Williams To Helm ASCAP

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has tapped songwriter Paul Williams to helm the organization as president and chairman of the board, replacing Marilyn Bergman who stepped down on April 8, after 15 years leading the society. W ...

  10. ASCAP President Marilyn Bergman Steps Down

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Bergman, who has led the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers for 15 years, is stepping down as president and chairman of the board. Her successor is expected to be elected at the next ASCAP board of directors meeting late ...

  11. ASCAP To Honor Heart's Ann And Nancy Wilson

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST American Society of Composers, Authors and Publisher (ASCAP) will honor Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson with the ASCAP Founders Award during its 26th Annual Pop Music Awards, which will take place in Los Angeles on April 22. "Ann and Nancy ...

  12. ASCAP Honors Alan And Marilyn Bergman

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songwriting team Alan and Marilyn Bergman was presented with the Founders Award at the 23rd annual Film & Television Music Awards, held this evening (May 6) by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Taking place at ...

  13. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebrated jaz 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged ...

  14. ASCAP Re-Elects Bergman Chairman/President

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The ASCAP board of directors has re-elected Marilyn Bergman to an eighth term as chairman/president. Songwriter Paul Williams will serve as writer vice-chairman, and Famous Music chairman/CEO will serve as publisher vice-chairman. Newly elected to ...

  15. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebrated jaz 2002 - Spanish police admit they exchanged ...

  16. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, is indicted in New York Criminal Court on two assault charges stemming from the Dec. 1 stabbing of record executive Lance "Un" Rivera.<br c 2002 - Spanish police a ...

  17. ASCAP Expo To Kick Off April 2006

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST First national songwriting/composing conference. ASCAP will present the first national songwriting and composing conference next year, to be held April 20-22 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles, it was revealed today (Nov. 3). The pe ...

  18. ASCAP Elects Board Members

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST ASCAP announced on March 25 the results of its biennial election for the performing right organization's board of directors. ASCAP announced on March 25 the results of its biennial election for the performing right organization's board o ...

  19. Live at Tavern on the Green

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cabaret legend Nancy LaMott, who succumbed to cancer in 1995, never sounded more vibrant than on this live recording. Cabaret legend Nancy LaMott, who succumbed to cancer in 1995, never sounded more vibrant than on this live recording. She died seve ...

  20. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebra 2002 - Spanish police admit the ...

  21. Coleman Saluted On Broadway

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The ghost of Cy Coleman was back on Broadway this afternoon (Jan. 10). The Tony Award-winning composer/pianist died Nov. 18 at age 75, but he was very much in evidence at the Majestic Theatre during a The ghost of Cy Coleman was back on Broadway thi ...

  22. This Day in Music

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Spanish police admit they exchanged blows with Rodney Mack, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's lead trumpet player, who they mistakenly thought was a con man. Mack is a cousin of celebra 2002 - Spanish police admit the ...

  23. ASCAP Honors Taylor, Dido, Destiny

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Century Award Winner James Taylor was presented with the ASCAP Founder's Award at the 19th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held last night (May 20) at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Cal Billboard Century Award Winner James Taylor ...

  24. Industry Notables To Debate At D.C. Summit

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has announced plans for its second annual policy summit, to be held Jan. 7-8 on the campus of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The FMC, a non-profit organi The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has announce ...