Lady Antebellum Advocates for Songwriters, Earns NMPA Honor
Lady Antebellum visited Washington, D.C. this week to advocate for songwriters. They performed and spoke about songwriting before a packed house on the famed 101 Constitution rooftop terrace which faces the U.S. Capitol and sang their hits including “Need You Now.”
In attendance were Senator John Thune, Senator Jeff Flake, Rep. Doug Collins, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Rep. John Conyers and Rep. Louie Gohmert, among many others. The trio also met with lawmakers before the performance to discuss the difficulties songwriters face in the digital age.
ASCAP CEO Beth Matthews, ASCAP President Paul Williams, NMPA CEO David Israelite, NMPA General Counsel Danielle Aguirre, RIAA Chairman Cary Sherman, GRAMMY Association Chief Advocacy Officer Daryl Friedman, and many other Capitol Hill staffers were in attendance.
The trio was also honored with the National Music Publishers Association’s Icon Award for their contributions to songwriting and advocacy for the industry.
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