ASCAP Vanguard Award
|ASCAP Vanguard Award|
|Awarded for||Shaping the future of music.|
|Presented by||American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)|
The ASCAP Vanguard Award is an annual award presented by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), in recognition of the impact of new and developing musical genres, which help shape the future of music. The award was first presented to Soul Asylum and Björk in 1996. The honor was not presented in 2012, and years with more than one recipient include 1996, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2013. It is awarded at each of their ceremonies: pop, country and rhythm & soul music.
- 2017 - Meghan Trainor
- 2016 - Walk the Moon, Chris Stapleton
- 2015 - St. Vincent
- 2014 - Dan Smith, Bastille
- 2013 - Kendrick Lamar, Diplo
- 2012 - Not Presented Vanguard Award
- 2011 - The Civil Wars, Band of Horses
- 2010 - Taio Cruz, Janelle Monáe, The Killers
- 2009 - Santigold
- 2008 - Kate Nash, Black Guayaba, Sara Bareilles
- 2007 - Bat for Lashes, The All-American Rejects
- 2006 - Joseph Arthur
- 2005 - Arcade Fire
- 2004 - The Mars Volta
- 2003 - Jack Johnson
- 2002 - The Strokes
- 2001 - Modest Mouse
- 2000 - Built to Spill
- 1999 - Beastie Boys
- 1998 - Nine Inch Nails, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
- 1997 - Beck, The Presidents of the United States of America
- 1996 - Soul Asylum, Björk
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- "2016 ASCAP Country Awards". ASCAP. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
- "Vanguard Award Kendrick Lamar". ASCAP. June 27, 2013. Retrieved June 28, 2015.