ASCAP 2020 Screen Music Awards Receive Standing Ovation On All Social Platforms During Three-day Virtual Celebration June 23-25
NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, the ASCAP Screen Music Awards took to the screen itself to honor 2020's winning music creators. The ASCAP composers who brought everyone's favorite onscreen entertainment to life in the past year by sweeping audiences away to other worlds, times and places, were celebrated virtually on ASCAP's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@ASCAP, @ASCAPScreen) with the hashtag #ASCAPAwards.
Winning composers gave personal acceptance speeches from their home studios, some with creatively staged video segments, and celebrity friends chimed in with special congratulatory messages. A complete list of winners can be found on the ASCAP website: www.ascap.com/screenawards20.
On Thursday, June 25, as part of its free, ongoing, weekly virtual conference for music creators, ASCAP Experience: Home Edition, ASCAP also hosted conversations featuring three of its top 2020 Screen Music Awards winners: Michael Abels, Siddhartha Khosla and Hans Zimmer.
Highlights from both events included:
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 750,000 members representing more than 11.5 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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