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In New Antitrust Case, RMLC Accuses GMR Of A ‘Shakedown’

The Radio Music License Committee may have had its antitrust lawsuit against Global Music Rights tossed in Philadelphia...

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DOJ To Review ASCAP, BMI Consent Decree

As part of The Department of Justice’s ongoing review of legacy antitrust judgments...

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Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and the July 8 SoundExchange Filing Deadline

Recently, the Radio Music License Committee sent out a memo to broadcasters about a July 8, 2019 SoundExchange payment deadline...

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RMLC Reminds Stations: Pay Pre-72 Immunity Fee By July 8

When a major overhaul to music copyrights became law last autumn, the biggest immediate impact on radio was that songs...

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Music Industry Tries To Recruit FCC To Its Side In Radio Royalty Fight

Supporters of a performance royalty on AM/FM radio have said they’ll work to make life difficult for broadcasters until the industry begins paying the fee.

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President Trump Signs Music Modernization Act

Flanked by musicians ranging from John Rich to Kid Rock in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Trump on Thursday signed...

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Music Copyright Bill Now One Step Away From Becoming Law

A year in the making legislative package of updates to music copyright laws, including some changes...

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Digital Music Licensing Law Remake Passes Senate

The Recording Industry Association of America Tuesday (Sept. 18) praised Senate passage of the Music Modernization Act...

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Radio Streaming Rates Left Intact After Court Sides With CRB

n a move being celebrated in radio circles, a federal appeals court in Washington has upheld a decision by the Copyright Royalty Board...

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Deal May Clear Senate’s Passage Of Music Copyright Reform Bill

Senate leadership to cut the annual August recess short may prove to be beneficial to the radio and music industries...

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