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The Future of Christian Music

As I write, I’ve just returned from a delightful evening with Emily at a local concert. Granting that I am not what you call a “concert goer...

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Copyright Director Wants You To Pay to Play

Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights, was the only witness in front of a House Judiciary Committee at a hearing Wednesday morning.

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Christian Music Icon Billy Ray Hearn Passes

BILLY RAY HEARN, founder of SPARROW RECORDS, and mentor for many of today's Christian label and industry leaders, has died at the age of 85.

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Songwriter’s Equity Act Reintroduced – What Does It Propose?

It proposes to make changes in provisions of the Copyright Act governing the way that songwriters are paid for the use of their musical compositions – with the obvious intent of raising the songwriters’ compensation.

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Pointing Fingers on Music Royalties

There usually isn’t much agreement among the witnesses during a hearing on music licensing copyright royalties, and Tuesday’s wasn’t really different.

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NAB: ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees are Necessary

WASHINGTON— The National Association of Broadcasters believes consent decrees governing the licensing of musical works performance rights provide...

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Performance Royalties: The State of Play

There is much afoot these days in the world of copyrights and performance rights and royalties.

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Aereo ruling boosts calls for radio reform

Members of the music industry is hoping a new Supreme Court ruling on television streaming will bolster the music industry's fight...

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Music Industry Pushes Congress for Copyright Reform

Nadler is referring to the patchwork of laws governing compensating music artists whether the song they produced is aired on satellite radio...

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Music Licensing Hearings Begin Tuesday

The topic is of interest as the Justice Department has recently said it’s reviewing the consent decrees governing how much licensing...

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