NEW YORK —
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers goes digital with its annual awards shows this summer season thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
The performing rights organization announced Thursday that this might maybe well raise three-day digital events for its four awards shows, which level of curiosity on pop, R&B, Latin and film tune.
The ASCAP Pop Music Awards shall be held June 17-19; the ASCAP Hide Music Awards on June 23-25; the ASCAP Latin Music Awards on July 7-9; and the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on July 15-17.
“Even when we can’t be together ‘in valid existence’ this time, we are so angry to honor (artists) almost so that we can all join and share our collective enjoy of tune,” Paul Williams, ASCAP’s president and chairman of the board, stated in a assertion Thursday. “We invite tune followers in each place to be half of us in toasting their tune and what their inventive work adds to our lives.”
Varied awards shows are skipping a frequent ceremony this yr thanks to the coronavirus, including The Daylight Emmy Awards and the BET Awards.
ASCAP will honor a number of of today time’s high songwriters and publishers at its ASCAP Virtual Awards; winners and customer contributors shall be announced later. Final yr the organization gave awards to Billie Eilish and her brother-collaborator Finneas, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Cardi B and Daddy Yankee.