18 April, 2019Print
Portugal. The Man to perform at 2019 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO
Portugal. The Man will perform at the 2019 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO (May 2-4 at Los Angeles' Loews Hollywood Hotel), joining a line-up that includes Questlove, Wyclef Jean, Lee Ann Womack, Victoria Monét , "Shallow" co-writer Anthony Rossomando and Matthew Koma among dozens of industry-leading music creators. Fresh off #1 hits "Live In The Moment" and the quadruple-Platinum "Feel It Still," the 2018 ASCAP Vanguard Award winners will perform at this year's ASCAP Annual Membership Meeting, taking place on the morning of May 2nd. The Annual Membership Meeting serves as a "state of the union" from ASCAP to its 700,000+ creators, delivered by ASCAP Chairman of the Board and President Paul Williams, ASCAP Chief Executive Officer Beth Matthews and EVP of Membership John Titta.
Other newly-added panelists include:
* Grammy-winning hip-hop producer Nineteen85, who joins the We Create Music panel. Nineteen85 is best known for producing records for Drake, notably his most successful singles, "One Dance", "Hotline Bling" and "Hold On, We're Going Home." He has been nominated for three Grammys, including for "Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)" and holds two ASCAP Music Awards. Previously-announced “We Create Music” panelists include A Star Is Born songwriter Anthony Rossomando, Grammy/CMA/ACM winner Lee Ann Womack and Pinar Toprak, the first woman to score a big-budget Marvel superhero film (Captain Marvel).
* Rising singer-songwriter Yuna will participate in a conversation on the future of electronic music with her friend and collaborator, Grammy-nominated artist-producer TOKiMONSTA. The Malaysian electronic/R&B artist has worked with superstars like Pharrell Williams, Usher and Jhene Aiko, and her 2016 debut album Chapters was named a "best of the year" selection by Rolling Stone and Billboard.