ASCAP Vanguard Award

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ASCAP Vanguard Award
Awarded for"Shaping the future of music"
CountryUnited States
Presented byAmerican Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
First awarded1996

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.[1] 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.[1] It is awarded at each of their ceremonies: pop, country and rhythm & soul music.



  1. ^ a b "ASCAP Vanguard Award".
  2. ^ "Meghan Trainor to Receive ASCAP's Vanguard Award". May 4, 2017. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
  3. ^ Flores, Griselda (December 19, 2016). "2017 ASCAP Latin Awards to Honor El Gran Combo & Vico C". Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "ASCAP Vanguard Award". ASCAP.
  5. ^ "2016 ASCAP Country Awards". ASCAP. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  6. ^ "Co-writers Alex Clare and Jim Duguid, Bastille's Dan Smith and Universal Music Publishing Honored in London" (Press release). 9 October 2014. Retrieved 2017-12-20.
  7. ^ "Vanguard Award Kendrick Lamar". ASCAP. June 27, 2013. Retrieved June 28, 2015.

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