The ASCAP Foundation Peggy Lee Songwriter Award

The Peggy Lee Songwriter Award, which comes with a cash prize, is presented to an ASCAP or unaffiliated lyricist who demonstrates intelligent use of language, talent and career potential. The award recipient would not be signed to a major publishing deal and the song entry would not have been commercially recorded.

In addition, to a cash award the recipient would have the opportunity to speak, either in person or on the phone with a music executive to provide them with general career advice and a perspective of the business of today and tomorrow, with the intention of nurturing their career. The recipient is selected by a panel of songwriters.

Past Recipients:

Michael Blum & Jenna Lotti 2020