Brett Young named ASCAP Songwriter-Artist of the Year | The Music Universe

Event shall be held in Nashville in November

Fueling the momentum from his platinum debut album and 4 consecutive No. 1 singles, Brett Young has now been named the 2018 ASCAP Country Songwriter-Artist the Year. Young shall be celebrated on the 56th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, to be held Monday, November 12th in Nashville.

“I’ve been with ASCAP from the very starting, and so they have all the time made me really feel like a component the household, particularly ASCAP’s Michael Martin and Robert Filhart,” Young feedback on the accolade. “I additionally wish to give an enormous thanks to everybody within the songwriting group and in nation music who welcomed me instantly. I moved to Nashville to be a songwriter and it was a contented accident that I additionally turned an artist. I’ve gotten higher as a result of I’m fortunate sufficient to get into rooms with unimaginable writers, and I don’t take that as a right.”

The Songwriter-Artist the Year Award is earned by the songwriter who has written and recorded no less than two songs that, collectively, have amassed the best airplay throughout a predetermined time interval. The Big Machine Music author’s chart-topping singles, “In Case You Didn’t Know” (triple Platinum) and “Like I Loved You”(Platinum) shall be among the many most-performed songs honored on the awards occasion.

The American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a pressional membership group songwriters, composers and music publishers all kinds music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music its members and international associates, get hold of truthful compensation for the general public efficiency their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects primarily based upon these performances. ASCAP members write the world’s best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the environment friendly licensing that music to tons of 1000’s enterprises who use it so as to add worth to their enterprise – from bars, eating places and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, cellular providers and extra. The ASCAP license fers an environment friendly answer for companies to legally carry out ASCAP music whereas respecting the suitable songwriters and composers to be paid pretty. With greater than 680,000 members representing greater than 11.5 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide chief in efficiency royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the one American performing rights group (PRO) owned and ruled by its author and writer members.