See Photos from the SESAC, ASCAP and BMI Awards

It’s CMA Awards week in Nashville, but there are a few other award shows that take place leading up to “Country Music’s Biggest Night.” Performing Rights Organizations SESAC, ASCAP and BMI each hold their own awards ceremonies to honor the songwriters, composers and music publishers of the year’s most-performed songs in their respective catalogs. See [...] Read More

Brad Paisley, Ben Hayslip Take Home Top ASCAP Awards Honors

Brad Paisley was named Songwriter/Artist of the Year and Ben Hayslip was honored as Songwriter of the Year at ASCAP’s 49th Annual Country Music Awards held November 6 in Nashville. Other big winners of the night were “The House That Built Me,” written by Allen Shamblin, for Country Song of the Year and Sea Gayle [...] Read More

The Civil Wars to Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

The Civil Wars will be honored with the Vanguard Award on November 6 during the 49th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards. Past ASCAP Vanguard Award honorees include Sara Bareilles, Beastie Boys, Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, The Killers, Jack Johnson and Björk. “We are elated and honored to be receiving this year’s ASCAP Vanguard [...] Read More