“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Theme to Be Honored at ASCAP/PRS Awards
Arguably the most recognized game show theme in the world, the theme to Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, will be honored in October. Matthrew Strachan, the composer of the iconic music, announced that the theme will be recognized at the ASCAP/PRS Awards this coming October. In addition to this the classic Millionaire theme will be inducted into the ASCAP Hall of Fame during the ceremony. Strachan composed the Millionaire theme with his father Keith in 1998. The classic theme was used on the British version until 2007 when it was remade into a techo remix. The American version used classic Millionaire theme, with updates for its Super Millionaire and clock format, until 2010 when the Super Mix format began.
Source : Matthew Strachan