ASCAP-curated group feminine songwriters and producers internet hosting music camp
ASCAP, The American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world chief in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, is convening a roster high feminine songwriters, producers, artists and engineers for its first She Is The Music Song Camp, together with the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated Mary J. Blige. Hit producer and music govt Ron Fair is donating his Faircraft Studio in Nashville for the occasion, which can happen October 17-19th.
She Is The Music is an industry-wide initiative to extend alternatives for and empower feminine music creators. It is dedicated to progressing inclusivity and equality for girls in music, with the objective remodeling the panorama the enterprise. She Is The Music was created in response to a music report from the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, with information revealing large inequalities for feminine musicians. The effort was co-founded by esteemed figures together with world celebrity Alicia Keys, Universal Music Publishing Group Chairman and CEO Jody Gerson, Grammy Award-winning engineer Ann Mincieli and WME accomplice and head East Coast Music Samantha Kirby.
Confirmed contributors for the camp embody high songwriting expertise from the pop, hip-hop, R&B and nation worlds together with writers Stacey Barthe (“Cheers (Drink to That),” Rihanna), Ingrid Burley, (“Love Drought,” Beyonce), singer, songwriter and pianist Anna Graceman, Big Loud Records songwriter-artist Jillian Jacqueline, ASCAP Foundation Sammy Cahn prize winner/ UMPG author Caylee Hammack, Audra Mae (“Little Red Wagon,” Miranda Lambert), PJ (Wiz Khalifa, Usher, Chris Brown, Charlie Puth, Fantasia), Priscilla Renea (“Timber,” Pitbull, “California King,” Rihanna), Sony Music Nashville duo The Sisterhood and Emily Weisband (Grammy-winning “Thy Will,” Hillary Scott).
Two celebrity engineers can be available: Kesha Lee, one hip-hop’s hottest recording engineers, with chart-topping credit on Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” and Migos’ “Bad and Boujee;” and Maria Elisa Ayerbe, who has contributed to Grammy-winning recordings and labored with Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, JLo and extra. Rounding out the camp can be a trio feminine producers: Ali Stone, a multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter who opened for Justin Bieber in 2017 in Columbia; Femke Weidema, whose “My Song” was featured on ABC’s hit present “Nashville” and The Wildcardz, a manufacturing duo that not too long ago labored with R&B singer Justin Park and rising pop singer/ songwriter Carly Paige.
“I’m wanting ahead to collaborating with these superb ladies and to contribute to the objectives She Is The Music,” states Blige. “We all have the ability to create change. As we proceed to carry one another up, we can be unstoppable.”
“ASCAP is thrilled to be half this trailblazing effort and produce this unbelievable group proficient ladies collectively for our first ‘She Is The Music’ music camp,” feedback ASCAP Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Matthews. “As an organization, ASCAP is proud to have a big quantity ladies in govt management positions, and now we have a protracted historical past profitable music camps which have introduced women and men collectively to jot down some the largest hit songs. We imagine that also extra will be performed to additional an inclusive music tradition. To that finish, you will need to give ladies as many alternatives as doable to share their skills with the world. “She Is The Music” is a superb technique to convey us all collectively to concentrate on that objective.”
Cuts from ASCAP music camps have been recorded by a who’s who artists together with Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding, Mika, Plain White Ts, Icona Pop and Latin artist Maria Parrado. ASCAP organizes as much as 5 camps annually, spanning all music genres together with pop, rock, hip-hop, rap, R&B and Latin. One probably the most profitable ASCAP music camp songs was “Somethin’ Bad,” written by Priscilla Renea, Brett James and Chris DeStefano, which was recorded by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood and launched in 2014. It peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, was nominated for a Grammy for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, and was later licensed by NBC and become the theme for NBC Sunday Night Football.