KISS to Receive 2015 ASCAP Founders Award
You know KISS' songs by heart and the band will be saluted for their musical output over the years with the 2015 ASCAP Founders Award during a ceremony this spring.
The Founders Awards goes to pioneering ASCAP songwriters who have made exceptional contributions to music by inspiring and influencing their fellow music creators. Past recipients of the honor include the likes of Paul McCartney, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Tom Petty, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, Neil Young among others.
KISS' exceptional career includes over 100 million albums sold and features such hits as "Rock and Roll All Nite," "Shout It Out Loud," "Detroit Rock City," "I Was Made for Loving You," "Beth," "Strutter," "Christine Sixteen" and more. On top of celebrating 40 years as a band, KISS have been members of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers for the full four-decade period.
KISS are in the midst of a world tour. The band is getting ready to resume their touring in Bogota, Colombia with South American dates booked into late April. Their next leg of dates focuses on Europe from late May into June. And the band will also head to Australia and New Zealand this fall. See all of their dates here.
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