Julie Menin and David Israelite

NYC mayor proclaims Songwriter Week

June 15, 2017 in Events, News

First citywide celebration of New York’s songwriters will become an annual event, and NMPA credits Yoko Ono as ‘Imagine’ co-writer…

Max Martin Polar Music Prize 2016

Max Martin becomes 10-time Songwriter Of The Year

May 24, 2017 in News

ASCAP Pop Music Awards honours 2017’s top performers and songwriters including Max Martin, Justin Bieber, Diane Warren and Meghan Trainor…

Garth Brooks

First viewing of The Last Songwriter

April 24, 2017 in News

Documentary film exploring how streaming adversely impacts the American songwriter, starring Garth Brooks, will premiere at the Nashville Film Festival…

Pandora, ASCAP and BMI

Pandora agrees deals with ASCAP and BMI

December 23, 2015 in News

The music discovery platform signs two licensing agreements with the Performance Rights Organisations, improving streaming payments for songwriters and composers…

Steven Tyler by Zack Whitford

Songwriters unite to support Steven Tyler

October 18, 2015 in News

Songwriters Of North America (SONA) posts blog in support of Tyler’s efforts to bring awareness to issues affecting US songwriters…