AM BRIEF: Spotify Tests Storyline • Music Biz Chair Resigns • Soundstripe Nabs $4M • Dueling ASCAP, BMI Awards • More

TUESDAY 5.14.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators inside the music industry weighed in on consent decree reform, whether technology precipitated the death of "good" music, and shared some key advice for when it comes. Continue reading

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ASCAP, BMI Issue Joint Open Letter On Consent Decree Reform [Full Text and Analysis]

The rules that govern how ASCAP and BMI collect fees for songwriters and music publishers date back to a deal the pair made with the US Department of Justice in. Continue reading

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BMI Files Rate Court Action Against Concert Promoters

BMI has filed against the North American Concert Promoters Association (NACPA) in the U.S. Rate Court.  The performing rights organization  says it has been negotiating with NACPA for five years. Continue reading

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WED. BRIEF: MMA Passes U.S. House • BMI vs Live Music Biz • IMPALA Opposes Sony + EMI • More

WEDNESDAY 9.26.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Here we check back in on major news in the music industry from the past seven days including the departure of Spotify's head of marketing (the ninth industry exec to. Continue reading

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Swapping Your Performing Rights Organization: What To Consider

Tired of ASCAP? Looking to move away from BMI? This article provides a breakdown of what to keep in mind when making the major leap to switch from one performing. Continue reading

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What’s Next For ASCAP, BMI As Justice Dept. Starts Termination Of Legacy Antitrust Judgments?

As the Department of Justice begins its termination of 19 decades-old 'legacy' antitrust judgements, Chris Castle writes about questions being raised as to what the future holds for ASCAP and. Continue reading

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WED. BRIEF: YouTube Deletes Violent Videos • BMI Radio Royalties Battle • U2 To Third Man • More

WEDNESDAY 5.30.18 Music Business News From Around The Web  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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ASCAP Paid Songwriters, Music Publishers More Than $1B For First Time In 2017

ASCAP announced record revenues and distributions of $1.14 billion in 2017. After 11% operating expenses this marks the first time that the 660,000 members of the performing rights organization have. Continue reading

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