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FCC’s O’Rielly Vows To Take Payola Inquiry Directly To Record Labels

After receiving what he calls an “underwhelming” response from the Recording Industry Association of America...

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DOJ Digs Into Music Licensing

The fate of the consent decrees governing the music licensing practices of ASCAP and BMI may rest in...

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RMLC-GMR Interim License Version 6.0

Commercial radio stations represented by the Radio Music License Committee (“RMLC”) should take note of yet another extension...

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DOJ Extends ASCAP-BMI Comments Deadline

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division is reviewing the antitrust consent decrees that govern ASCAP and BMI...

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RMLC & GMR Try To Work Out Differences On Their Own

Never mind a court-appointed mediator, the radio industry and Global Music Rights will try to work out their differences themselves.

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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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