Indie darling Sufjan Stevens has decided to jump into the overcrowded Miley Cyrus maelstrom, but in a rather unusual way - with a grammar lesson. "One particular line causes concern: I been laying in this bed all night long,” Stevens wrote. "Miley, technically speaking, you’ve been LYING, not LAYING, an irregular verb form that should only be used when there’s an object, i.e. “I been laying my tired booty on this bed all night long.” The lesson didn't stop there.
BMI has released their latest fiscal report, which includes record-high revenue figures for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. Its $944 million in revenue and $814 million in royalty distributions are up 5% and 9%, respectively, from the previous year. BMI credits much of its positive growth to a 65% increase in new media revenues coming from Netflix, Hulu and others. International revenues constituted $297 million, over 30% of its total revenue. - More Music Publishing News: