April 25, 2017  

Sara Bareilles, Honoree of ASCAP's Vanguard Awards

March 14, 2008 (4:14 am) GMT
Sara Bareilles is the association's selection to receive the honor that recognizes the kind of genre that will shape future American music.
Sara Bareilles, Honoree of ASCAP's Vanguard Awards

, pop singer known for her hit single "Love Song", will be honored with Vanguard Award by The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). She is also set to perform at the ceremony dubbed the 25th Annual Pop Music Awards on April 9 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

The particular award is given to artists whose music help shape the future of American music. Previous recipients include , , , and . The ASCAP Pop Music Awards meanwhile, is part of the association's "I Create Music" week, an entire week of events being held in L.A. to celebrate the voice of the music creator.

Beside Bareilles, there will also be a number of other performances from Steve Miller, , , as well as Chris Tompkins and Josh Kear who co-wrote 's "Before He Cheats". Miller and Richie in particular, will be the honorees of Lifetime Achievement Awards.

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