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2014-08-01 12:24:50

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. Gerson, who currently serves as Co-President of Sony/ATV Publishing, will be based at UMPG's headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and will report to UMG Chairman and CEO, Lucian Grainge. She...

2014-04-21 08:23:20

Company Plans to Expand Reach to Independent Music, Industry's Fastest Growing Segment SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has joined as a member of the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), an organization of independent music labels that promotes business opportunity, provides advocacy and...

2014-02-04 12:23:50

Announces Record-Setting $170.4 Million Paid to Artists and Labels in Fourth Quarter 2013 WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange, which celebrated its ten year anniversary in 2013, closed out the year with another record-setting distribution, paying $170.4 million to recording artists and record labels in the fourth quarter. Total year-end digital radio royalty payments reached an all-time high of approximately $590.4 million (up 28 percent from 2012). Since...

2014-01-16 08:25:52

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange announced today Michael Huppe will continue to serve as its President and CEO through 2018. Huppe will continue to be responsible for setting the strategic direction of SoundExchange, managing its day-to-day operations, and ensuring its long-term growth in service of the music industry. Since taking the helm in 2011, Huppe has successfully guided the organization through a period of exponential growth and...

2014-01-14 08:27:17

SoundExchange First of Its Kind to Offer Artists and Rights Owners Monthly Performance Royalties WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning this month, SoundExchange will provide monthly royalties to artists, labels and rights owners signed up to receive electronic payments. Previously, SoundExchange sent royalty payments quarterly to its registrants, and is now the first sound recording performance rights organization in the world to offer monthly distributions....

2013-07-14 23:01:39

Music publishers fared well during the recession, but the rise of digitally distributed music is forcing many operators to evolve: Facing rising competitive pressure, the music industries are becoming more flexible, adapting business models in order to meet consumers' rapidly changing needs. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Music Publishing industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 The Music...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.