Summer Walker To Be Honored At ASCAP Women Behind The Music Event

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has announced Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Summer Walker will be honored at the 15th Annual ASCAP Women Behind The Music event, scheduled to take place on November 16 in Atlanta.

ASCAP announced LVRN Executive Vice President and General Manager Amber Grimes and Atlantic Records Senior Director of A&R Sammye Scott will also be honored at the event presented by the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul department.

“ASCAP Women Behind the Music is such a special event for us because we get to recognize incredibly talented women who have made an impact through their art, contributions and leadership while connecting in person with our community. We are proud that we can continue this effort to inspire women to pursue careers in music, whether they are creatives or executives,” said ASCAP’s Nicole George-Middleton.

Walker’s, whose 2018 single “Girls Need Love” has reached six-times platinum, released her debut studio album Over It in 2019. The record featured the multi-platinum singles “Come Thru” and “Playing Games.”

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