Archive | March, 2018

REPORTS: As Streaming Grows, Music Industry Should Demand Equal Pay for Pre-1972 Songs

REPORTS: As Streaming Grows, Music Industry Should Demand Equal Pay for Pre-1972 Songs

Songwriter-producer Michele Vice-Maslin makes her case for why Congress needs to take action to change the way artists like Simon & Garfunkel are paid for songs created before 1972. As…

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NEWS: Major Victory for Songwriters as US Streaming Royalty Rates Rise 44%

NEWS: Major Victory for Songwriters as US Streaming Royalty Rates Rise 44%

Earlier today (Jan 27) the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) confirmed its decision concerning the compulsory mechanical rates which will be distributed to writers for 2018 – 2022. This decision is…

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REPORTS: I Wrote a Hit Song With Justin Bieber. Want to See My Royalties?

REPORTS: I Wrote a Hit Song With Justin Bieber. Want to See My Royalties?

[Transcribed from the interview] The following comes from Rodney Jerkins, who alongside Andre Lindal produced Justin Bieber’s 2010 hit, ‘As Long as You Love Me’. Jerkins disclosed the royalties from…

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