Nashville, Tenn., May 26, 2022 – SESAC and ASCAP joined forces at The Local on Tuesday, May 24th to celebrate RECORDS Nashville artist Matt Stell’s (ASCAP) second consecutive #1 single, “Everywhere But On” with co-writers Paul Sikes (ASCAP) and Lance Miller (SESAC).
The song, produced by Stell and Ash Bowers, hit the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart on November 7, 2020. It follows his certified Platinum debut single, “Prayed For You,” which topped the charts in October 2019. Stell has amassed over half a billion streams across his catalog, and his latest single “Man Made” is impacting country radio now.
Shannan Hatch (SESAC), Mike Sistad (ASCAP), Michael Martin (Endurance Music Group), and Will Overton (Warner Chappell Music) all honored the group with brief remarks.
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 ASCAP has 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 more than 850,000 members representing more than 16 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. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
About SESAC PRO:
SESAC Performing Rights Organization is the second oldest PRO in the U.S. It drives efficiency in licensing for music users and enhances value for its affiliated writers, publishers, and composers by providing timely, efficient royalty collection and distribution. SESAC PRO represents over 30,000 songwriters and film composers from a broad range of genres including artists such as Adele, Burna Boy, Christophe Beck, Rosanne Cash, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Lalah Hathaway, Kesha, Gabriel Mann, R.E.M., and many more. SESAC Music Group is a leader and innovator in music licensing that administers public performance, mechanical, and other rights through SESAC PRO and its affiliates including The Harry Fox Agency, Rumblefish, and Mint Digital Services. SESAC Music Group has offices in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, London, and Munich.