The rich history of ASCAP makes it a one-of-a-kind organisation with whom legends from the world of music such as Duke Ellington, Katy Perry, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Marc Anthony, Alan Jackson and Hans Zimmer are associated. Every year, thousands of established and budding Music Creators join this ever-growing family. Simply put, ASCAP makes sure that music creators get paid promptly and fairly when their content is publicly performed. From a humble beginning since its inception in 1914 ASCAP, has grown inexorably. With over 250 billion performances processed annually, 9 million works in its repertoire and $5 billion distributed to ASCAP members in the last 6 years, ASCAP continues to serve the Music Industry’s key component, its Creators.