STAN JONES TO BE HONORED AT 24TH ANNUAL ASCAP RHYTHM & SOUL MUSIC AWARDS
Award winning Songwriter and Producer Stan Jones is set to receive a prestigious ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Award during its 24th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Friday, June 24 in Los Angeles, CA. The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards honors the most successful songwriters and publishers of the past year in R&B, Hip Hop and Gospel Music.
Jones is being honored for his recent success as writer and producer of the soul-stirring worship ballad “All I Need,” recorded by Brian Courtney Wilson. “All I Need” spent 92 weeks on the Billboard Hot Gospel Song Chart breaking the all-time record for the longest-running current single ever in the history of the Billboard Gospel Charts. 2010 Billboard Year-End charts would name Stan Jones as the #3 Songwriter and # 4 Producer of the Year. Jones’ Above STANdard Publishing was also ranked as the #3 Top Publisher among other honors in the Gospel category. “All I Need” went on to receive a 2011 GMA Dove Award nomination for Urban Recorded Song of the Year.
Current popular music accredited to Stan Jones includes penning “He Has His Hands On You” on the Here I Am CD by eight time Grammy nominee Marvin Sapp; as well as writing and producing “I Worship Your Name,” a standout song from the current Trin-i-tee 5:7 project, Angel & Chanelle which recently debuted at #1 on both Billboard’s Top Gospel Album Chart and Top Christian/Gospel Album Chart, #2 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop Album Chart, #5 on the Independent Chart and #19 on the Billboard 200.
The ASCAP awards ceremony, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, will also honor Sean “Diddy” Combs with the highest honor: The ASCAP Founders Award. In addition to the Founders Award, top awards will be given to the Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Song, Top Rap Song and Top Gospel Song. The evening will also feature performances by several award-winning songwriters/performers