“Thank you so much, ASCAP, for The Vanguard Award!” – Annie Clark (St. Vincent)

St. Vincent was recognized by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, and presented with the Vanguard Award at this year’s ASCAP Pop Music Awards.

ASCAP’s Vanguard Award recognizes artists who exhibit a great impact on “musical genres that help shape the future of American music.” Past recipients of the award include Arcade Fire, Beastie Boys, Beck, Björk, the Strokes, and more.

St. Vincent received her award at the 32nd annual Pop Music Awards, which took place on April 29 in L.A.