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Paul McCartney named Songwriter of the Year [Posted by Dave Haber on Friday, 10/16/09 6:39 am] [Full Blog] [Tweet] [Facebook]
Paul McCartney was named songwriter of the year at the 29th annual ASCAP awards.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) named Paul as the songwriter of the year at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Wednesday, October 14. Paul was given this prestigious award in recognition for the songs "All You Need Is Love", "Come Together" and "Hello Goodbye".
The Awards recognised the most performed works in 2008 by writer and publisher members of the U.K collecting society 'Performing Rights Society' (PRS).