Radio Faces Another Defeat In Royalties Battle, Which Could Be A Look Into Its Future

Radio has long held the upper hand over songwriters an artists when it comes to royalty payments, but it looks as though the tides could be turning, if recent verdict. Continue reading

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Songwriters Could Actually Catch Break As DOJ Weighs In On “Stairway To Heaven” Case

Songwriters have been going through a rough time in the courtrooms of late, often losing out on cases more often as the result of song's 'feel' than its actual melody.. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this rummage back through a stack of music industry news stories from the past week, we revisit a rapper who spent $4 million on a company card to boost. 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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Department Of Justice Eyes Ticketmaster, Live Nation [REPORT]

The battle between Live Nation and AEG has escalated with a New York Times report that the Department of Justice is probing whether Live Nation strong-arms its clients into using Ticketmaster. 

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