SESAC, founded in 1930, is a relevant, non-negligible music organization with documented evidence of community activities and events relating to music. SESAC is a leading global performing rights organization (PRO) with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London. SESAC represents songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public.
SESAC currently licenses the public performances of more than 400,000 songs on behalf of its 30,000 affiliated songwriters, composers and music publishers, which include such familiar names as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, RUSH, Charli XCX (PRS), Disclosure (PRS), Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons (PRS), Lady Antebellum, The Avett Brothers, Shirley Caesar, Paul Shaffer and Thompson Square. 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, Dr. Phil, Seinfeld, and The Doctors among many others and is the PRO of choice among many of Hollywood’s most sought-after film and television composers including Christophe Beck, Jeff Beal, Danny Lux, Jon Ehrlich, Dennis C. Brown, Bruce Miller and Paul Shaffer among many others. SESAC represents such musical icons as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Robert Johnson, RUSH, Cassandra Wilson, Bryan-Michael Cox, Nate “Danja” Hills, Jack Knight, Jason Perry and Swizz Beatz as well as many others. Artists who have performed SESAC-affiliated compositions include Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Reba McEntire, Pussycat Dolls, Nelly Furtado, U2, Christina Aguilera among many others.
SESAC is a globally-recognized organization that collects royalties all over the world for its affiliated songwriters and music publishers for the public performance of their music. SESAC is dedicated to protecting the rights of songwriters, composers and publishers for the public performances of their music. SESAC works towards the protection of intellectual property through various facets of education regarding public policy and through partnerships.
Membership Information: http://www.sesac.com/WritersPublishers/WritersPublishers.aspx