TV & Radio Royalties: What You Need To Know

Successfully landing your music on TV or Radio is one of the most satisfying accomplishments a musician can achieve. Better yet, it means you’re probably getting paid as well. Here,. Continue reading

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Texts Appear To Show Banned Radio Payola Continues

A treasure trove of 2500 texts between major label executives and an independent radio promoter allegedly show that illegal pay-to-play continues despite decades of effort to stop it. From Rolling. Continue reading

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Are Radio Broadcasters Facing A “Hardware Challenge…Or A Digital Opportunity?

In this piece, Fred Jacobs looks at the negative impact the pandemic has had on traditional AM/FM broadcast radio listenership, and how broadcasters might be able to turn this struggle. Continue reading

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Empowering Black Women Through Country Music In 2020: Mickey Guyton

A fresh generation of Black Country artists are proudly bringing forward the tradition of American Country Music. In this piece, Chartmetric dig into the data behind Mickey Guyton’s success on. Continue reading

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SiriusXM, Blues Foundation Partner To Expand Programming and Broadcast Blues Music Awards 2020

The Blues Foundation and satellite broadcaster SiriusXM announced they are partnering to expand the content and the reach of SiriusXM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville channel. Through the collaboration, the channel will. Continue reading

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Apple Is The $2T Gorilla In The (Radio) Room

In addition to becoming the first company in the history of the US to reach the $2 trillion mark, Apple recently unveiled a plan to challenge broadcast, satellite, and even. Continue reading

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Apple Music Radio Launches with 2 New Stations, Beats 1 Rebrand

Apple Music’s long-anticipated expansion of its Beats 1 hosted radio service had finally arrived and with it comes a rebranding and two new stations. Now available in 165 countries, Beats. Continue reading

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iHeartMedia Revenue Down 47%, Stock Tumbles

iHeartMedia revenue fell 47% in Q2 compared to the prior year. The broadcast radio giant’s second quarter was impacted by the economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. iHeart stock. Continue reading

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Majority Of U.S. House Says Musicians Should Not Be Paid When Their Song Is On The Radio

Twelve more members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed on to The Local Radio Freedom Act, which continues the practice of not paying performers when their song is. Continue reading

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Out, Damned Spot(ify)! [FRED JACOBS]

Both broadcast and satellite radio have been staring down declining listenership, a situation made worse by Spotify’s increased efforts in at-home listening as a result of COVID-19. Guest post by. Continue reading

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