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SESAC is proud to congratulate its affiliated artists who received accolades from the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Sunday, March 14, outside the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, California. Burna Boy received his first career win in the Best Global Music Album category for his album Twice As Tall, songwriter-artist PJ Morton took home his third trophy for Best Gospel Album with Gospel According to PJ, and Robert Glasper and Snarky Puppy were both awarded their fourth trophies – Best R&B Song “Better Than I Imagined” and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Live At The Royal Albert Hall, respectively. In addition, affiliates PJ Morton and Mykal Kilgore joined a talented group of 2021 GRAMMY […]

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SESAC has announced the second installment of its weekly series Wise Women Wednesdays (in March), celebrating Women’s History Month. Wednesday, March, 10, Wise Women Wednesdays: Making Your Mark in Country Music will celebrate two rising country music songwriters who continue to break barriers while excelling both professionally and personally. Find out how they made it in a “10-year town” and are continuously breaking barriers as women in Country music. The hour-long panel will include SESAC affiliates Allison Veltz Cruz, who penned the No. 1 hit “Prayed For You” performed by Matt Stell, and multi-instrumental songwriter, producer Alex Kline.  SESAC Sr. Director of Creative Services Lydia Schultz will moderate. […]

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SESAC celebrated songwriters and music publishers of this year’s most-performed pop songs with its fourth and final virtual awards celebration of 2020. Honorees for the 2020 Pop Awards were announced on the organization’s website and across social media platforms with exclusive video content. “We couldn’t end this year without recognizing the remarkable talents of our songwriters in the pop genre,” said John Josephson, Chairman and CEO, SESAC Rights Management. “We’re so grateful for their outstanding songwriting, creative influence and passion—especially during this unprecedented year. We’re looking forward to celebrating with each of them in person in the near future.” “We’re thrilled […]

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Mint Digital Services, the joint venture between the Swiss copyright society SUISA and US music rights organization SESAC, has entered into a cooperation with ACUM, the Israeli copyright society. Mint administers the online rights of more than a half-a-million musical works from ACUM’s 12,300 members–authors, composers, and music publishers. The cooperation covers ACUM’s international operations. Better terms for music right-holders The main contracting partner for ACUM is SUISA Digital Licensing, which will conduct negotiations with international online services such as streaming platforms and download services on behalf of ACUM, integrating the ACUM repertoire into its existing licenses. SUISA Digital Licensing […]

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SESAC celebrated its songwriters and music publishers behind the year’s most-performed country and Americana songs for the 2020 Nashville Music Awards, which took place in a digital format. The annual award winners were announced on the organization’s website and social media platforms with exclusive photos and videos from some of country music’s top songwriters, publishers and performers. “We are very excited to once again recognize our talented songwriter and publishing partners with the annual Nashville Music Awards,” said Kelli Turner, President and COO, SESAC Rights Management. “Although we can’t be together in person, we are deeply honored to celebrate the creative […]

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SESAC Latina honored the successes of its songwriters and publishers with a virtual SESAC LATINA MUSIC AWARDS celebration, rolled out across the organization’s website and social media channels. For the announcement, SESAC Latina recognized its songwriters with performance awards and top honors to applaud their achievements of the past year. “We are thrilled to celebrate SESAC Latina’s esteemed affiliate family once again, albeit in a new way,” said Sam Kling, Senior Vice President of Creative Operations, SESAC Rights Management. “Their incredible talent and endless energy for the art of songwriting is needed now more than ever. We are proud to honor our songwriters who have […]

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GRAMMY-nominated, ACM and CMA award-winning singer/songwriter Jon Nite, known for penning hits for the likes of Gabby Barrett feat. Charlie Puth, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Kenny Chesney, has signed with SESAC Performing Rights for representation, it was announced today. “With his multi-platinum certifications and 14 No. 1 hits, there is no doubt that Jon is one of the most remarkable songwriters in the industry—and continues to be a rising star,” said Kelli Turner, SESAC’s President and COO. “His indelible storytelling and inspiring lyrics not only capture the epitome of great songs but also his talent and passion […]

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Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and Nigerian pop star Burna Boy, best known as Nigeria’s musical ambassador, who continues to capture the world audience with his Afro-fusion harmonies and upbeat melodies, has signed with SESAC Performing Rights for direct U.S. representation, it was announced today. Prolific songwriter and artist Damini “Burna Boy” Ogulu, who recently released his fifth studio album Twice As Tall, is a two-time honoree of the Best International Act BET Award and a recipient of the MTV Europe Music Awards Best African act. Twice As Tall, executive produced by Sean “Diddy” Combs, Bosede Ogulu and Damini “Burna Boy” Ogulu, was […]

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SESAC Rights Management is paying tribute to its creators with its annual Film & Television Composer Awards. The honorees were announced today on SESAC.com and across the organization’s social media platforms, celebrating the affiliates’ achievements of the past year. The online celebration honored music composers in the categories of film, streaming media, cable television, network television and local television. “It’s been an extraordinarily challenging year for all music creators. This year, more than ever, it’s important that we pause to recognize the excellence of our film and television composers. Without their outstanding contributions to the creative process, the movies and television shows we love […]

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Gresham Rights Management (PTY) Ltd (GRM), the newest music company in the expanding Gresham Music Group portfolio, has joined forces with SESAC, The Harry Fox Agency, SUISA Digital Licensing and Mint Digital Services to launch an innovative new music rights service in Africa that will assist both African & International songwriters and publishers in direct licensing and collections for copyrights in one of the fastest growing music markets in the world, it was announced today. In the new venture, GRM will serve as the exclusive representative for both SESAC and The Harry Fox Agency in sub-Saharan Africa with a joint […]

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