ASCAP Honors Sara Bareilles With Vanguard Award
March 17, 2008 at 2:05 PM (PT)
The AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS (ASCAP) will honor SARA BAREILLES with the Vanguard Award at its 25th Annual Pop Music Awards on APRIL 9th at the KODAK THEATRE in LOS ANGELES. The ASCAP Vanguard Award is given in recognition of the impact of musical genres that help shape the future of American music.
BAREILLES will perform during the awards ceremony, which will also salute the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP's most-performed pop songs of 2007. The invitation-only event will also feature performances by ASCAP Golden Note Award honorees STEVE MILLER and LIONEL RICHIE; "AMERICAN IDOL"-turned-pop sensation ELLIOTT YAMIN; and CHRIS TOMPKINS and JOSH KEAR, who co-wrote the hit song "Before He Cheats" for CARRIE UNDERWOOD.
Previous ASCAP Vanguard Award honorees include THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, THE ARCADE FIRE, BAT FOR LASHES, BECK, MODEST MOUSE, THE STROKES, BUILT TO SPILL, THE MARS VOLTA, JOSEPH ARTHUR and JACK JOHNSON, among others.