BMI Reports Record Revenue, Royalty Distributions

BMI is reporting record revenue and royalty distributions for the fiscal year ending June 30. The PRO collected $1.311 billion in revenue, a $28 million increase over the previous year. Continue reading

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6 Things For Artists To Do During Coronavirus

Living as we are in incredibly uncertain and anxiety-inducing times, it is more important than ever for artists to take time to double down on honing their craft, and prepare. Continue reading

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‘I Create Music’ Expo Becomes The ‘ASCAP Experience’ To Better Serve Modern Creators

ASCAP is rebranding its signature “I Create Music” EXPO as the 'ASCAP Experience' with a new name, location and enhanced programming designed to better meet the needs of modern creators.

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SoundExchange Ups Anjula Singh To EVP

SoundExchange has promoted Anjula Singh to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Singh will add overall strategy and will assist in day to day management in addition to her. Continue reading

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Ian MacKay To Leave Canadian PRO Re:Sound

Canadian nonprofit performance rights organization Re:Sound says that its longtime President Ian MacKay will exit his role at the organization at the end of the year.

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ASCAP Nashville VP Michael Martin To Exit, Replacement Named

ASCAP Nashville VP and country music heavyweight Michael Martin is exiting the PRO effective Friday. Martin, who jointly led ASCAP’s creative staff alongside LeAnn Phelan prior to his promotion to. Continue reading

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SOCAN, RE:SOUND Join To Simplify Performance Licensing

Canadian performance rights management organization SOCAN and  no-profit music licensing company RE:Sound have launched Entandem, a joint venture aimed at simplifying licensing for retailers, restaurants, nightclubs and other businesses.

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SOCAN Reports A Record Breaking Year

Canadian rights organization SOCAN published their preliminary results for 2018, revealing that the year was a record-breaker for the Canadian music industry. The PRO recorded record total revenues of $374. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our tips and tricks for independent artists this week offer them advice on getting a blog to premier their next release, how to get their fans to actually take action,. Continue reading

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Q&A: How Music Supervisors License Music

There have been various blog posts on Hypebot and Music Think Tank about licensing music. This week, James Aviaz interviews Season Kent, Music Supervisor at Clear Songs, whose projects include. Continue reading

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