For the first time in history, three of the music industry’s top performing rights organizations:Â ASCAP, BMIÂ andÂ SESACÂ will join forces withÂ “Los Producers,”Â an annual event that is part of the pre-Latin GRAMMY celebrations, which supports a different charitable organization each year.
This year,Â “Los Producers”Â will support theÂ Cim*ab FoundationÂ (AsociaciÃ³n Mexicana Contra el CÃ¡ncer de Mama, A.C)Â a non-governmental, non-profit organization created to educate and inform Mexican women on breast cancer prevention and its treatment, in an effort to reduce the number of deaths caused by the disease.
Year after year,Â Los Producers ShowÂ rounds up some of Latin music’s top talent – a mix of Latin Grammy winners and nominees.Â The event will be held onÂ November 18Â atÂ theÂ Fremont Country ClubÂ in Las Vegas. Members of the Latin music industry and music lovers alike will gather in this celebration to support this great cause.
ASCAP, BMIÂ andÂ SESACÂ are three performing rights organizations that serve both music creators and music usersÂ by licensing public performances of musical works in their respective repertories.Â These are three leading companies in the music industry, which makes this event very significant, as it marks the first time they come together to support such an important cause.
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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music.ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world’s best-loved music and ASCAPhas pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business – from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With 540,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members.Â www.ascap.comÂ
Celebrating 75 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses,Broadcast Music, Inc.Â® (BMIÂ®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 10.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 700,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939,BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visitÂ http://www.bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Facebook page.
SESACÂ is a music rights organization that serves both the creators of music and music users through music licensing services and the use of information technology and data science to provide timely, efficient royalty collection and distribution.Â SESAC’s performing rights subsidiary is the second oldest and most progressive PRO in the U.S., the only PRO to pay monthly radio royalties, and was the first PRO to pay songwriters and publishers for live performances in venues of any size.Â Â ItsÂ affiliate roster continues to grow, with recent signings such as Mariah Carey, Zac Brown, Green Day, Kesha, Charli XCX and Nikki Sixx joining stalwarts Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Lady Antebellum and the Kurt Cobain catalog.Â The acquisition of the Harry Fox Agency (HFA), the leading U.S. mechanical rights organization, positionsÂ SESACÂ as the ONLY rights organization in the United States, with the ability to offer singular licenses for the works for its affiliated writers and publishers that aggregate both performance and mechanical rights. This allowsÂ SESACÂ to drive greater efficiency in licensing for music users, as well as enhanced value for music creators and publishers.Â SESAC’s Rumblefish subsidiary is a leader in music micro-licensing, network monetization on platforms such as YouTube and license verification utilizing its patented RadKey technology. Headquartered in Nashville, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, MiamiÂ and London.Â In addition,Â SESAC LatinaÂ represents such prestigious artists as Draco Rosa,Â Nicky Jam, Gente D’ Zona, Reik, Jencarlos Canela, Carlos Baute, Enrique Bunbury, Rayito, Rafa Arcaute, Luz Casal, Gaby Moreno, Intocable, Joey Montana, Luciano Luna, Calibre 50, Aleks Syntek, Fonseca, AmÃ©rica Sierra, among many others.Â SESAC, founded in 1930, was the first performing rights organization to create a Latin music-focused division.Â www.sesaclatina.comÂ