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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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Senate Judiciary Approves Music Licensing Bill

The bill is a carefully struck compromise that creates a framework for better compensating artists for digital plays of...

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Music Organizations Urge Senators to Pass CLASSICS Act

In a letter sent to the U.S. Senate, seven “groups representing recording artists, performers...

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House Passes Historic Digital Music Licensing Package

The House has unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act, a compromise bill that creates a framework for better compensating artists...

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Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies

Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the hit Oh Happy Day, has died at the age of 74.

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