It’s ON! We get a hearing for American Music Fairness Act at House Judiciary Feb 2! Stay up to date at https://t.co/AamNoE4JJo, sign the petition at https://t.co/WwzASEJPI5 to support artist pay for radio play. Thank you @RepTedDeutch @repdarrellissa @repsylviagarcia @RepEscobar— irespectmusicaustin (@IRMAustin) January 29, 2022 We want our readers to now how much we appreciate […]
How to file your comment on frozen mechanicals with the Copyright Royalty Board.
[Editor Charlie sez: Our friend and supporter Blake Morgan has an important opinion post on the bi-partisan American Music Fairness Act (AMFA) in The Hill, a long-time and influential DC insider journal. Blake tells the human story of why artists need the AMFA legislation and the #IRespectMusic campaign.] We musicians are used to fighting. For our livelihoods, […]
First and foremost, the problem with the CRB adopting the purported settlement as the law of the land is the appearance of the bootstrapping of a private deal among apparently related parties and the controlled opposition into rates and terms that apply to all songwriters in the world.
Twelve songwriter groups around the world show that NSAI doesn’t speak for every songwriter in the world on frozen mechanicals crisis.
The great David Poe is leading the way against the frozen mechanicals crisis created by the National Music Publishers Association and the Nashville Songwriters Association International. This is his brilliant comment to CRB defending our values.
The Alliance for Community Media, Common Frequency, the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, Media Alliance, Prometheus Radio Project and REC Networks support the American Music Fairness Act and artist pay for radio play!
[Editor Charlie sez: Our great allies Ted Deutch and Darrell Issa are introducing a law to guarantee the key object of the #IRespectMusic campaign–artist pay for radio play!] Reps. Deutch and Issa will be joined by legendary artists Dionne Warwick, Sam Moore, and others to introduce legislation to ensure music creators are fairly compensated when […]
June 22, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C., June 22, 2021—SoundExchange today announced it distributed nearly $947 million in performance royalties to creators during the fiscal year 2020–a $39 million increase from 2019, marking a 4% growth year-over-year with an operating administrative rate of 5.3%. SoundExchange marks a new milestone, distributing nearly $8 billion in collections to creators since the […]
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