NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Mandel, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer, arranger and musician who worked on albums by Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole and many others and whose songwriting credits...
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is going virtual with its annual awards shows this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — The late rap icon Notorious B.I.G will be honored at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards later this month.
The performing rights organization said Thursday that the rapper will receive its ASCAP Founders Award on June 22 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. It will be its 30th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mentor Williams, the award-winning songwriter behind the 1970s hit "Drift Away," which became a soulful rock n' roll anthem aired on radio stations for generations, has died in Taos, New Mexico, at age 70, his brother said Friday.