Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah Sues Universal Music For Royalties

Ghostface Killah, aka Dennis Coles, has filed a lawsuit to collect  royalties for his work with hip hop legends Wu Tang Clan. The suit, filed August 10 against Universal Music. Continue reading

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Music Publishers Association Names New Board

The National Music Publishers’ Association announced the results of its biennial election of its Board of Directors on Wednesday. The list includes many veterans of music publishing:

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EMI Pulls Digital Rights From ASCAP In Radical Plan To Streamline Licensing

In a radical shift, EMI Music Publishing today announced that it is taking back the responsibility for licensing digital rights in North American from ASCAP. The performance rights society will. Continue reading

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Limelight Answers Prince On Cover Songs [VIDEO]

Last week on the George Lopez show, Prince declared is distaste for other artists covering his songs. Despite the millions of dollars that he's made from people covering his hits,. Continue reading

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Click To Pay Sync Licensing Platform For Music

Need indie music for your film or video game, and fast? Meet Splother. The service allows full access to music via "click to pay" sync licensing and product marketing. Since. Continue reading

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ASCAP Revenues Fall 6%

A report just released by ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) shows a 6% drop revenue in 2010 to $935 million. Despite the decline ASCAP paid out $845. Continue reading

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Piracy At Billboard? Magazine Publishes Ex-Warner Exec’s Blog Post Without Asking

It's probably a honest mistake, but I had to chuckle when Techdirt's Mike Masnick noticed a tweet from former Warner Brothers Records digital executive Ethan Kaplan that Billboard had republished. Continue reading

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European Aritists Form Coalition To Fight For Rights

Four groups representing some of Europe's top musicians, djs and managers have joined together in a call for European legislation to protect artists. Younison (Belgium), The Featured Artists Coalition (UK),. Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Bootcamp: Rightsflow Licensing & Royalty Service [VIDEO]

EXCLUSIVE: Scion A/V has produced a video series that provides a tour of the tools that make a D.I.Y. music career work. Hypebot will feature one a day for the. Continue reading

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Sell Sheet Music Direct-To-Fan with ZMX Music

These days, artists are always on the lookout for additional revenue streams. For you, selling sheet music might be one of them. ZMX Music is a new direct-to-fan publishing system. Continue reading

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