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2014-01-08 12:27:13

Parties Agree on Compensating Rights Holders, Process for Fullscreen's Creative Talent WASHINGTON and CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) and Fullscreen, Inc. (Fullscreen) today announced that they have reached an agreement to settle copyright infringement claims related to video creators who are part of Fullscreen's multi-channel video network. In August 2013, the NMPA sued Fullscreen for its use of...

2013-10-24 08:28:45

LONDON, October 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Adam Singer as Chair of the ALCS Board of Directors for a three-year term, effective from November 2013. Adam Singer succeeds Dr Penny Grubb who has stepped down after six years in the post. He brings extensive global experience of broadcasting, telecoms and corporate governance to the role of Chair, having helped to launch both the...

2013-08-29 23:02:24

Alfred Music, in collaboration with The ASCAP Foundation, delivered over $14,000 of music curriculum and performance music to more than 35 school ensembles across the United States, in support of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Alfred Music, in collaboration with The ASCAP Foundation, delivered over $14,000 of music curriculum and performance music to more than 35 school ensembles across the United States, in support of the VH1 Save The Music...

2013-08-06 12:25:13

Announces Settlement with Maker Studios on Similar Copyright Issues WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) today filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Fullscreen, Inc. (Fullscreen), a Multi-Channel Network (MCN) behind some of YouTube's most popular channels, for its illegal use of unlicensed musical works. Fullscreen is a multi-million dollar company that produces, markets, promotes and exploits videos,...

2013-04-16 04:21:30

CD Baby, the world's largest distributor of independent music, introduces CD Baby Pro, an innovative new service designed to collect global songwriting royalties for independent artists. PORTLAND, Ore., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Until now, it's been virtually impossible for independent songwriters to collect all the royalties owed to them on a global level. CD Baby aims to remedy this with a comprehensive royalty collection service called CD Baby Pro. CD Baby Pro is...

2013-01-18 12:22:02

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) announced today it has negotiated a model licensing deal with Warner Music Group (WMG) for music videos. This agreement enables songwriters and music publishers to receive a percentage of the revenue generated from WMG's music videos in exchange for the use of their musical works in those music videos. The deal will be offered to all NMPA members on an opt in basis through the Harry Fox...

2012-09-25 02:26:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange today announced the signing of a new reciprocal agreement to collect performance royalties on behalf of its recording artist and record label members for certain uses of their sound recordings in Canada. The agreement also makes it possible for Canadian recording artists and record labels signed to ACTRA Recording Artists' Collecting Society (RACS); Societe de gestion collective de l`Union des artistes (Artisti); Audio-Video...

2012-08-15 06:25:23

Organization Launches Effort to Encourage Music Industry to Register Online to Receive Digital Royalties They've Earned WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange today released a list of more than 50,000 recording artist and record label names owed tens of millions of dollars in unclaimed digital performance royalty payments. This list also includes more than $31 million in royalties that are three or more years old. The artists and labels named on the list...

2012-08-07 14:20:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a letter from AARC's Executive Director: Dear Members and Friends: Hello! My name is Linda Bocchi, Executive Director of the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies (AARC), your worldwide leader in hometaping, rental and lending music royalties management. In the past few years, our membership, and activities performed on your behalf, have expanded dramatically. In these hectic times, it is more important than ever to keep...

2012-08-07 06:24:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange, a music industry non-profit focused on distributing digital performance royalties to recording artists and record labels, and BandPage, a leading solution for musicians to manage their presence online, recently teamed up to notify recording artists of unclaimed royalties with SoundExchange. Together the two groups identified more than $2 million in unclaimed digital performance royalties for thousands of BandPage musicians...