ASCAP Set To Honor John Mellencamp, Walk The Moon At Pop Music Awards, April 27th
April 21, 2016 at 11:56 AM (PT)
JOHN MELLENCAMP and WALK THE MOON will be honored at the 33rd annual ASCAP POP MUSIC AWARDS on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27th at the DOLBY BALLROOM of the LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL in LOS ANGELES.
Others expected to attend include CALVIN HARRIS, MAX MARTIN and DR. LUKE, among others, with performances by WALK THE MOON, OMI, AUDRA MAE and DAVE BASSETT.
MELLENCAMP will receive the ASCAP FOUNDER AWARD, which goes to pioneering ASCAP songwriters who have made exceptional contributions to music by inspiring and influencing their fellow music creators.
WALK THE MOON will receive the ASCAP VANGUARD AWARD, which recognizes the impact of musical genres that help shape the future of AMERICAN music. Previous winners include THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, ARCADE FIRE, BAND OF HORSES, BEASTIE BOYS, BECK, BJORK, SARA BAREILLES, DIPLO, FUN., JACK JOHNSON, THE KILLERS, MODEST MOUSE, THE STROKES and ST. VINCENT.
Other top awards will also be presented for Songwriter of the Year, Song of the Year, Publisher of the Year, and Independent Publisher of the Year.
The 33rd ASCAP POP MUSIC AWARDS precede the 11th annual ASCAP "I CREATE MUSIC" EXPO, which takes place APRIL 28th-30th.