Band of Horses to Receive ASCAP’s Vanguard Award
ASCAP will honor Band of Horses during its 28th Annual Pop Music Awards at Los Angeles’ Renaissance Hollywood Hotel on April 27. The folk-oriented indie group will receive ASCAP’s Vanguard Award, which recognizes the impact of musical genres that help shape the future of American music. Band of Horses will also perform at the event. Past ASCAP Vanguard Award honorees include Beck, Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, The All-American Rejects, The Killers, Jack Johnson, The Strokes, Modest Mouse, and Björk. The invitation-only event salutes the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed pop songs of the previous year.