ASCAP is America's leading performing rights organization. Owned and run by its more than 427,000 songwriter, composer and music publisher members, ASCAP protects the rights of music creators while providing a full range of career-supporting service.
ASCAP is its members — creative people who write the music and lyrics that enrich the lives of millions of people all over the world.
ASCAP is home to the greatest names in American music, past and present — from Duke Ellington to Dave Matthews, from George Gershwin to Stevie Wonder, from Leonard Bernstein to Beyoncé, from Marc Anthony to Alan Jackson, from Henry Mancini to Howard Shore — as well as many thousands of writers in the earlier stages of their careers.
- ASCAP.com - ASCAP's website