ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will be celebrating the winners from the 58th ASCAP Country Music Awards across its social media platforms this week (Nov. 9-12). The awards honor the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed country songs of 2020.
- Songwriter of the Year: Ashley Gorley
- Song of the Year: Old Dominion’s “One Man Band,” which was penned by Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Brad Tursi and Josh Osborne
- Publisher of the Year: Warner Chappell Music
Ashley Gorley earned his eighth Songwriter of the Year Award for co-penning a number of hits, including “Catch,” “Good Vibes,” “I Don’t Know About You,” “Living,” “One Big Country Song,” “Remember You Young” and “Ridin’ Roads.”
“I’m humbled, proud, and extremely grateful to be honored as the 2020 ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year,” says Ashley. “It’s been an insane year, and this is a much-needed bright spot for me. Thank you to ASCAP for taking care of me as a writer for many years, and for taking care of my family. We have felt your love through this pandemic and are grateful to be able to celebrate with you all virtually.”
photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com