Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2015
SESAC, the nation’s most innovative performing rights organization, honored its remarkable roster of top film and television composers at the annual SESAC Film & Television Composers Awards Dinner. The invitation-only event which was held June 4 at the beautiful Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif., celebrated the composers of music featured in 2014’s biggest films, primetime television shows and cable programs.
The SESAC event bestows awards to music composers in the categories of Network TV, Local TV, Cable TV, Film Composing and Jingles. SESAC also acknowledged and honored composers for excellence in Streaming Music, making SESAC the only PRO to acknowledge and award the music in streaming media outlets.
With more than 60 awards given during the evening, some of the industry’s most highly rated shows were honored, including Grey’s Anatomy, Mike & Molly, Save Me, Parenthood, Mistresses, Late Show with David Letterman, Two And A Half Men, How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls among many others.
SESAC Performing Rights is a service organization founded in 1930 to serve both the creators of music and music users through music licensing and timely, efficient royalty collection and distribution. The most progressive music rights organization in the U.S., SESAC Performing Rights is the only PRO to pay monthly radio royalties and was the first among the PROs to pay for live performances to songwriters and publishers. SESAC Performing Rights is known for its diversified repertory that includes genres ranging from Adult Contemporary, Urban, Jazz, Rock, Americana, Contemporary Christian, Latin, Country, Gospel and Dance. SESAC Performing Rights represents an impressive gallery of artist catalogs including Kurt Cobain, Mariah Carey, Nikki Sixx, Zac Brown, Jerry Cantrell, Robert Johnson’s catalog including the legendary song, “Crossroads,” the classic hit “Unchained Melody,” Mumford & Sons, Jimmy Napes, Charli XCX, Disclosure, Paul Shaffer, RUSH, Bryan Michael Cox, the Avett Brothers, Lady Antebellum, Thompson Square and Swizz Beatz. SESAC also represents iconic songsmiths Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond. Additionally, SESAC has long represented the music on some of TV’s biggest shows including Grey’s Anatomy, How I Met Your Mother, Parenthood, Dateline NBC and Dr. Phil among many others. In addition, SESAC also owns Rumblefish, a leading music technology provider and a market leader in music micro-licensing, YouTube monetization and license verification.
For More Information:
Shawn Williams / swilliams(at)sesac(dot)com