Lana Del Rey is set to receive the Global Impact Award at the 35th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards. The award show takes place on April 23rd in Los Angeles, CA.
Del Rey is a multi-platinum, chart-topping, singer, songwriter, and paradigm-shifting visionary. The three-time Grammy-nominated, record-shattering artist has achieved both commercial and critical success with four of her albums ascending into the top 2 of the Billboard 200 charts. She has also reached the Billboard Hot 100 charts 11 times, including her top 10 hit, “Summertime Sadness.”
The ASCAP Global Impact Award recognizes the enduring worldwide popularity of ASCAP members and their music.
Amidst her recognition, Lana recently settled her copyrighting dispute against Radiohead. Earlier this year, Del Rey said the British band was suing her over similarities between her song, “Get Free,” and their breakthrough hit “Creep.”
It’s true about the lawsuit. Although I know my song wasn’t inspired by Creep, Radiohead feel it was and want 100% of the publishing – I offered up to 40 over the last few months but they will only accept 100. Their lawyers have been relentless, so we will deal with it in court.
— Lana Del Rey (@LanaDelRey) January 7, 2018
Radiohead initially rejected her offer of 40% of the song’s royalties, she claimed and demanded 100% percent.
The singer confirmed the dispute had been settled during her set at Lollapalooza festival in Sao Paolo, Brazil over the weekend.
After performing “Get Free,” Lana Del Rey lit a cigarette and told fans, “Now that my lawsuit’s over, I guess I can sing that song anytime I want, right?”
Lana Del Rey talking about ‘Get Free’ pic.twitter.com/Dxe0BQbv6o
— Lanapedia (@Lanapedia) March 26, 2018