‘LEVITATING’ AND ‘POSITIONS’ SINGERS-SONGSHARE TIPS ON COLLABORATION AND MORE IN TWO ASCAP EXPERIENCE SESSIONS AT ASCAP POP MUSIC AWARDS
“Levitating: Sarah Hudson & Clarence Coffee Jr. in conversation” on April 12 and “point of view: Tommy Brown & Mr. Franks in conversation” on April 13
Both on @ASCAP Instagram Live
NEW YORK, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate the ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2022on April 12 and April 13 the ASCAP experience hosts two special sessions focusing on the art of writing a hit song. On April 12, Dua Lipa The “Levitating” co-writers will join to “Levitating: Sarah Hudson & Clarence Coffee Jr. in conversation” and on April 13the duo behind songs including “Holy” (justin bieber) and “34+35”, “positions” and “pov” (Ariana Grande) will be featured in “Point of view : Tommy Brown & Mr. Franks in conversation.” Both sessions will dive into tips for creating the perfect hook, finding inspiration and writing with superstars, and both will be available to everyone via @ASCAP Instagram.
The ASCAP Pop Music Awards take place on social media @ASCAP April 11 – 14. Coffee, Hudson, Brown and Franks are set to take home awards for their chart-topping successes.
tuesday april 12 to 4 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Levitation: Sarah Hudson & Clarence Coffee Jr. in conversation
ASCAP is hosting an exclusive IG Live with Sarah Hudson and Clarence Coffee Jr. – two of the All-ASCAP Songwriting Team stars who helped get Dua Lipa multi-platinum hit “Levitating” from the floor. In addition to co-writing several cuts for Doua LipaHudson and Coffee individually or collectively created next-level songs for Katy Perry, justin bieber, Pop Smoke, Years & Years, Pitbull, Lizzo and more. They’ll talk about their careers and the art of collaboration, and offer tips for connecting with artists and listeners through songwriting. For music creators whose careers are booming or have already taken off, this is sure to be an uplifting conversation.
Wednesday April 13 to 4 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Point of view : Tommy Brown & Mr. Franks in conversation
Writers-producers Tommy Brown and Mr. Franks are among the most trusted collaborators in pop and hip-hop. Like two of the sound architects behind Ariana Grande blockbuster posts album, as well as recent credits with justin bieber, The Weeknd and Blackpink, they fuse addictive beats and hooks into instantly memorable songs. In “Viewpoint: Tommy Brown & Mr. Franks in Conversation,” Tommy and Mr. Franks talk with Co-President of Republic Records Wendy GoldsteinA&R for Ariana & The Weeknd on the process, the collaboration, and what lies ahead for their heat-seeking music careers.
ASCAP Experience’s 2022 lineup kicked off last month with a Women’s History Month panel, “Wordly Women in Music,” featuring Oscar-nominated personalities Encanto composer Germaine Franco (who this year became the first Latina to be nominated for Best Original Score, and also the first Latina to join the Music Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), award-winning composer and conductor Pulitzer 2021 Tania Leon, and Grammy winner “Song of the Year” Amy Wedgewhose songs appear on by Ed Sheeran X, by James Blunt The after love and by Kacey Musgraves golden hour. The session and all the panels of the 2021 Experience are available for free on https://www.ascapexperience.com/on-demand.
The 2022 launch event followed a landmark year for ASCAP Experience, ASCAP’s flagship event created to inspire, educate and connect aspiring songwriters and composers around the world. The 2021 virtual panels reached their largest audience ever – over 41,000 views on real-time and on-demand streaming, driving a 39% increase in attendance and 53% increase in RSVPs over to the previous year. Guests and panelists from the 2021 experience included Greg KurstinSwizz Beatz, Timbaland, D-Nice, Chris Stapleton, Michael Franti, Tai GreensPope Cassadee, Sam DeRosaNatalia Jiménez, Draco RosaGizzle, Madeline The Person and much more.
ASCAP Experience events for 2022 will run on a monthly basis this spring and summer. More information can be found at www.ascapexperience.com.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional organization comprised of songwriters, composers, and music publishers of all types of music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, to obtain equitable remuneration for the public performance of their works, and to distribute the royalties it collects on the basis of these executions. ASCAP members write the world’s most loved music, and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of this music to hundreds of thousands of companies who use it to add value to their business – from bars, restaurants and retail to radio, television and cable, internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license provides an effective solution for companies to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 850,000 members representing more than 16 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the global leader in performance royalties, songwriter services and advocacy and the only organization American Performing Rights (PRO) owned and governed by its member authors and publishers. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.comon Twitter and instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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