SESAC Honors Music Composers and Publishers at Annual Event

L-R: SESAC’s Scott Jungmichel with affiliates from The Late Late Show with James Corden: 
Hagar Ben Ari, Steven Scalfati, Guillermo Brown, and SESAC’s Erin Collins
Photo by Teal Moss

(Los Angeles, Calif. – June 6, 2022) SESAC Performing Rights hosted its annual Film & Television Composer Awards at the Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, California, on Thursday, June 2. The invitation-only event was attended by some of the industry’s top executives, publishers, and composers. The awards dinner honored SESAC’s top composers in the categories of film, network television, local television, cable television, and streaming media.

“This year seems particularly special, as we join together to celebrate the achievements of our writers,” said Erin Collins, SESAC’s Vice President of Film, Television, and Developing Media. “We’re thrilled to have some new faces and honored to represent our legacy composers. We are always humbled by the incredible talent and accomplishments of our composers and grateful we can come together as a community to celebrate their successes.”

Christophe Beck was honored for his film composition of Free Guy, while Andy Grush and Taylor Stewart – The Newton Brothers – were honored for The Forever Purge. In other categories, several television composers including Danny Lux, Gabriel Mann, and Jon Ehrlich, took home awards, recognizing the compositions to some of the industry’s most popular shows to include A Million Little ThingsGrey’s Anatomy, Manifest, The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Drew Barrymore Show, and many more.

Below is a full list of honorees:


Christophe Beck: Free Guy

Andy Grush and Taylor Stewart (The Newton Brothers): The Forever Purge 


Bruce Miller

Christophe Beck

Christopher Tyng

Danny Lux

Fred Kron

Gabriel Mann

Jason Derlatka

John Swihart 

Jon Ehrlich

Matt Mariano

CABLE Television

Ben Zebelman

Bruce Miller

Christophe Beck

Christopher Tyng

Craig Sharmat

Danny Lux

Dennis C. Brown

Devin Powers

Gabriel Mann

Matt Mariano

Michael Egizi

Paul Buckley

Richard Bowers

Watt White 

NETWORK Television

Danny Lux: Grey’s Anatomy, Manifest, Rebel, Station 19 

David Feldstein: Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer

Evan Frankfort: Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer, Lucky Dog, One Team: The Power of Sports, Hope in the Wild, Pet Vet Dream Team, The Champion Within, The Voyager with Josh Garcia, Mission Unstoppable, Innovation Nation 

François Hasden: 48 Hours

Gabriel Mann: A Million Little Things 

Guillermo Brown: The Late Late Show with James Corden

Hagar Ben Ari: The Late Late Show with James Corden

Jon Ehrlich: The Resident 

Michael Egizi: CBS Promos

Paul Buckley: Odd Squad

Seth Jabour: Late Night with Seth Meyers  

Steven Scalfati: The Late Late Show with James Corden

Syd Butler: Late Night with Seth Meyers 

Tim Young: The Late Late Show with James Corden 

Anthem Colorful Flame Music: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? 

Five Hundred South Songs: Grey’s Anatomy, A Million Little Things, Rebel, Station 19

Melywork Music: 48 Hours

Music Box Street: Card Sharks, To Tell the Truth

Must See Music: Late Night with Seth Meyers

Songfair Inc: CBS Promos, The Late Late Show with James Corden

Twentieth Tunes Music Inc: The Resident 

Warner Hollywood Music LLC: Manifest

Zoo to You Music: Wild Child, Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer, Hope in the Wild, Lucky Dog, Mission Unstoppable, One Team: The Power of Sports, Pet Vet Dream Team, Tails of Valor, The Champion Within, Vets Saving Pets, Best Friends Furever with Kel Mitchell, The Voyager with Josh Garcia 

LOCAL Television

Bob DeMarco: Extra, The Doctors

David Catalano: Maury, Judge Jerry

Dennis C. Brown: Two and a Half Men           

Devin Powers: Couples Court, Paternity Court, Whacked Out Sports

Evan Frankfort: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, Hearts of Heroes

Fernando Corona: Suelta la Sopa

Gabriel Mann: Modern Family

Glenn Sherman: Maury

Jason Halbert: The Kelly Clarkson Show 

Kenny Lattimore: Divorce Court 

Larry Brown: Animal Rescue, Dog Tales, Daily Flash, Missing

Michael Egizi: DailyMailTV, Dr. Phil, The Doctors, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Hot Bench, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, The Drew Barrymore Show 

Paul Buckley: 2 Broke Girls

29 New Tunes Publishing: The Doctors

AND Syndicated Productions Inc: Extra

Anthem Test Vision: The King of Queens

Beginning to Roar: Couples Court with the Cutlers, Paternity Court 

Jillian DVG Music: Maury

Must See Music: Judge Jerry, The Kelly Clarkson Show 

Musica Telemundo: Suelta la Sopa

Songfair Inc: DailyMailTV, Dr. Phil, The Doctors, Entertainment Tonight, Hot Bench, The Drew Barrymore Show  

Twentieth Tunes Music Inc: Modern Family 

Warner Hollywood Music LLC: 2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men

Whack Two Publishing: Whacked Out Sports

Zoo to You Music: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, Hearts of Heroes, Oh Baby! 

About SESAC Performing Rights:

SESAC Performing Rights 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 represents thousands of top-tier songwriters and film composers from a broad range of genres including artists such as Adele, Christophe Beck, Rosanne Cash, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Lalah Hathaway, Kesha, Gabriel Mann and many more. SESAC Music Group is a leader and innovator in music licensing that administers public performance, mechanical, and other rights through SESAC Performing Rights 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. 


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