The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will concluded its 4th annual ASCAP Women Behind the Music series on October 18th in Atlanta at Vanquish nightclub. The series is designed to encourage and recognize women in the music community, highlighting not only women songwriters and artist, but women working in all facets of the business, including managers, atttorney’s, label executives and music publishers.
Atlanta honorees include GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and singer Tameka “Tiny” Harris, B. Lawrence Watkins & Associates, Attorney Bernie Lawrence-Watkins and recording artist Crystal Nicole. Each of the honorees will be presented with a special memento in recognition of their contributions to music.
Previous honorees have included ASCAP songwriters Janelle Monáe, Siedah Garrett, Monica, Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona, Sheila E., Kandi Burruss, Goapele and R&B girl group Electrik Red.
Thursday’s event will be moderated by HGTV personality and radio personality Egypt Sherrod, with a special performance by R&B singer-songwriter Mylah.