Authors and Publishers
How important is music publishing? Well, in 2017 consumer spending on music generated more than $20 billion but music businesses, including labels and publishers, took almost $10 billion, while artists received just $5.1 billion and most of the artist revenue came from touring. Let us also not forget that in 2016 Sony bought the 50% hold the Michael Jackson estate had on Sony/ATV publishing for $750 million.Long story ...
R&B And Pop Icon Valerie Simpson To Receive The ASCAP Foundation George M.
The Marvel Studios film'Avengers: Infinity War' has just broken a record. The film earned 1 billion worldwide in 11 days as of this past Sat. The movie is the 6th film by Marvel to hit the Billion mark. The film has yet to open in China (May 11) which makes the feat even more impressive.
ASCAP AND THE RADIO MUSIC LICENSE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCE NEW AGREEMENTThe Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) today announced a new five-year agreement through 2021 that sets the rates payable by over 10,000 of America's commercial terrestrial radio stations to publicly perform more than 10.5 million musical works
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BROADCASTERS SUPPORT ANTICIPATED GOVERNMENT CONCLUSIONS IN ANTITRUST REVIEW OF ASCAP AND BMI CONSENT DECREES
BROADCASTERS SUPPORT ANTICIPATED GOVERNMENT CONCLUSIONS IN ANTITRUST REVIEW OF ASCAPAND BMI CONSENT DECREESWASHINGTON – Representatives of local radio and television broadcasters expressed support for the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) proposed conclusions in its multi-year review of antitrust consent decrees regulating two of the nation’s largest music performing rights organizations in comments filed last week.
https://youtu.be/tnbW-qvY2hsThe 29th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards returned to The Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The invitation-only event celebrated hip-hop alternative group A Tribe Called Quest, who received the ASCAP Golden Note Award, presented by Outkast’s André 3000 and ASCAP President Paul Williams.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. A Tribe Called Quest, one of the most prolific hip-hop bands in the world, will receive the ascap Golden Note Award.
GENRE-BREAKING PRODUCER TIMBALAND CONFIRMED FOR APRIL 29 KEYNOTE AT 2016 ascap “I CREATE MUSIC” EXPOEpic Lineup of Music Creators Also Features Antonina Armato, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Desmond Child, Andra Day, Melissa Etheridge, Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, Nate Ruess of fun., Salt-N-Pepa, Rob Thomas, Suzanne Vega and Paul WilliamsNEW YORK, Mar.
In this male dominated industry it is always nice to see hard work, dedication, and talent paying off for the ladies.