today The ASCAP Foundation opens bidding for their Christmas auction. The auction is supported by some of the most notable artists and performers in the industry. The hit makers will bring unique experiences and items to the ASCAP Foundations’ silent holiday auction. The auction will take place virtually from November 30th to December 15th. Rapper Lil Baby and Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer Ne-yo are among the stars who give something back to the ASCAP Foundation.
“Music was a lifeline for so many people during the pandemic, and ASCAP members understand the importance of music education and early recognition of their talents to children and aspiring musicians,” said ASCAP Foundation Executive Director
The ASCAP Foundation has been promoting the growth and success of American music professionals through music education and talent development programs since 1975 and is supported by contributions from ASCAP members and music fans across the United States. The foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping American music creators and promoting their development through music education and talent development programs. Some of the development programs include songwriting workshops, scholarships, grants, awards, recognition, and community outreach programs for songwriters, composers, and lyricists.
“We are extremely grateful to these ASCAP members for having gathered around the Foundation at this point to fund these important programs that span every genre of music and affect millions of people across the country.” said George Middleton.
Billie Eilish and her associate / producer (and her brother) Finneas, rapper Lil Baby, songwriter and producer Blackbear, Grammy-winning country artist Chris Stapleton, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp and Grammy-winning R&B songwriter, artist and Producer Ne-Yo are some of the artists who are supporting The ASCAP Foundation’s holiday auction. The highest bidders can win exclusive experiences curated by the artists, including the following.
A Lil Baby Virtual Meet and Greet – The artist will virtually meet the winner of this item, greet them on their @lilbaby Instagram, and follow the winner.
Ne-Yo Personalized Video – Grammy-winning R&B songwriter, artist and producer Ne-Yo will prepare a personalized video to commemorate an occasion selected by the winner.
BET Awards weekend package– BET will provide hotel, flight and two tickets for the upcoming BET Awards and BET Experience 2022 in downtown Los Angeles.
Dinner for Four and Four Tickets to Broadway’s The Lion King-The winner will receive four tickets to the Tony Award winning Broadway smash hit The Lion King, along with dinner for four at New York’s Hunt & Fish Club.
The online event in favor of music education programs starts on November 30th on “Giving Tuesday”. CharityBuzz.