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Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

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  • June 24, 2016
    Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

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    Both ASCAP Pop and Country Awards

     

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    “R&B/Hip-Hop Song of the Year” for The Weeknd’s “Earned It”

     

    Publisher’s Songwriters, Including

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    Pick Up 26 “Most Performed Song of the Year” Awards

     

    Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named 2016 Music Publisher of the Year at last night’s annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. This prestigious honor follows WCM’s recent wins as Publisher of the Year at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards and at the 2015 ASCAP Country Music Awards (for the third year in a row). In addition, WCM songwriters picked up 26 “Most Performed Song of the Year” awards.

    “It’s an absolute honor to work alongside these incredibly talented songwriters who defined the sound of R&B and hip-hop over the past year,” said Jon Platt, Warner/Chappell Chairman & CEO. “The ASCAP Publisher of the Year award belongs to them, and I speak for the entire Warner/Chappell staff when I say what a pleasure it is to see these remarkable songwriters work their musical and lyrical magic, and go on to top the charts and receive so many richly deserved accolades.”

    Following is the complete list of “Most Performed Song Awards” presented to WCM songwriters last night by ASCAP:

    • “679,” co-written by Angel Cosme
    • “7/11,” co-written by Beyoncé Knowles
    • “All Day,” co-written Kendrick Lamar
    • “All Eyes On You,” co-written by Steven Jordan
    • “B**** Better Have My Money,” co-written by Jamil Pierre 
    • “Commas,” co-written by Gary Hill
    • “Earned It,” co-written by Ahmad Balshe
    • “Feeling Myself,” co-written by Beyoncé Knowles
    • “Flex (Ooh Ooh Ooh),” co-written by Gary Hill
    • “Gotta Have You,” co-written by Warryn Campbell
    • “Hold You Down,” co-written by Anthony Norris
    • “How Many Times,” co-written by Anthony Norris and Andre Young
    • “I Don't F**K With You,” co-written by D.J. Rogers
    • “My Way,” co-written by Angel Cosme
    • “No Type,” co-written by Mike Williams
    • “Only,” co-written by Jeremy Coleman
    • “Planes,” co-written by Adam Woods
    • “See You Again,” co-written by Justin Franks, Andrew Cedar, Dann Hume, Joshua Hardy, and “Phoebe Cockburn
    • “Shame,” co-written by Warryn Campbell
    • “The Body,” co-written by Olubowale Akintimehin
    • “The Hills,” co-written by Ahmad Balshe and Emmanuel Nickerson
    • “This Could Be Us,” co-written by Mike Williams
    • “Throw Some Mo,” co-written by Mike Williams and Adam Woods
    • “Touchin, Lovin,” co-written by Matthew Featherstone, Christopher Featherstone, Justin “Featherstone, and William Featherstone
    • “Tuesday,” co-written by Ousala Aleem
    • “Uptown Funk!,” co-written by Bruno Mars
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on June 24, 2016 - 12:00am

Award Follows Publisher of the Year Wins at

Both ASCAP Pop and Country Awards

 

Warner/Chappell Songwriter Ahmad Balshe AKA Belly Takes Home

“R&B/Hip-Hop Song of the Year” for The Weeknd’s “Earned It”

 

Publisher’s Songwriters, Including

Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Mike Will Made It, and Others,

Pick Up 26 “Most Performed Song of the Year” Awards

 

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named 2016 Music Publisher of the Year at last night’s annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. This prestigious honor follows WCM’s recent wins as Publisher of the Year at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards and at the 2015 ASCAP Country Music Awards (for the third year in a row). In addition, WCM songwriters picked up 26 “Most Performed Song of the Year” awards.

“It’s an absolute honor to work alongside these incredibly talented songwriters who defined the sound of R&B and hip-hop over the past year,” said Jon Platt, Warner/Chappell Chairman & CEO. “The ASCAP Publisher of the Year award belongs to them, and I speak for the entire Warner/Chappell staff when I say what a pleasure it is to see these remarkable songwriters work their musical and lyrical magic, and go on to top the charts and receive so many richly deserved accolades.”

Following is the complete list of “Most Performed Song Awards” presented to WCM songwriters last night by ASCAP:

  • “679,” co-written by Angel Cosme
  • “7/11,” co-written by Beyoncé Knowles
  • “All Day,” co-written Kendrick Lamar
  • “All Eyes On You,” co-written by Steven Jordan
  • “B**** Better Have My Money,” co-written by Jamil Pierre 
  • “Commas,” co-written by Gary Hill
  • “Earned It,” co-written by Ahmad Balshe
  • “Feeling Myself,” co-written by Beyoncé Knowles
  • “Flex (Ooh Ooh Ooh),” co-written by Gary Hill
  • “Gotta Have You,” co-written by Warryn Campbell
  • “Hold You Down,” co-written by Anthony Norris
  • “How Many Times,” co-written by Anthony Norris and Andre Young
  • “I Don't F**K With You,” co-written by D.J. Rogers
  • “My Way,” co-written by Angel Cosme
  • “No Type,” co-written by Mike Williams
  • “Only,” co-written by Jeremy Coleman
  • “Planes,” co-written by Adam Woods
  • “See You Again,” co-written by Justin Franks, Andrew Cedar, Dann Hume, Joshua Hardy, and “Phoebe Cockburn
  • “Shame,” co-written by Warryn Campbell
  • “The Body,” co-written by Olubowale Akintimehin
  • “The Hills,” co-written by Ahmad Balshe and Emmanuel Nickerson
  • “This Could Be Us,” co-written by Mike Williams
  • “Throw Some Mo,” co-written by Mike Williams and Adam Woods
  • “Touchin, Lovin,” co-written by Matthew Featherstone, Christopher Featherstone, Justin “Featherstone, and William Featherstone
  • “Tuesday,” co-written by Ousala Aleem
  • “Uptown Funk!,” co-written by Bruno Mars