ASCAP announces mobile member app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
NEW YORK, N.Y. (MuseWire) – ASCAP this week announced a new mobile app for Apple’s iPod touch, iPhone,and iPad. The new app allows members to view royalties, membership info, catalog data, as well as ASCAP’s entire repository of over 8.5 million copyrighted musical works, and up-to-the-minute news about ASCAP and the music business.
According to ASCAP, “You no longer have to be sitting at your computer to access your ASCAP Membership. Just grab your mobile device, log in through our secure portal and you’re plugged in to all your ASCAP business!”
The app is free and can be downloaded from the App Store (size: 1.9MB for version 1.0).
What Is ASCAP?
ASCAP is a membership association of more than 390,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide. ASCAP is the only U.S. performing rights organization created and controlled by composers, songwriters and music publishers, with a Board of Directors elected by and from the membership.
ASCAP protects the rights of its members by licensing and distributing royalties for the non-dramatic public performances of their copyrighted works. ASCAP’s licensees encompass all who want to perform copyrighted music publicly. ASCAP makes giving and obtaining permission to perform music simple for both creators and users of music.