Last night, the halls of the Library Of Congress rang and reverberated with joy and excitement as SPARC - Youth Performing Arts students (from the Have It All music video) joined me for a teary-eyed and laugh-filled performance at the 10th annual We Write The Songs event hosted by the ASCAP Foundation. The students, who are a part of SPARC's groundbreaking LIVE ART program, helped me tell the origin stories to a few of my most popular songs. The audience of legislators gave the students a standing ovation, a good sign of support for the new Music Modernization Act. The Act will update laws to help tomorrow's creators earn a better living.
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