WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – SoundExchange today announced a new record with total year-end royalty payments reaching approximately $462 million (up 58 percent from the prior year) for 2012. Fourth quarter 2012 distribution also increased with more than 22,000 payments totaling approximately $134.9 million, a nearly 10 percent increase from its Q3 2012 distribution of $122.5 […]
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Music Industry Newswire COLUMN: Somehow the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia managed to get backed into a political corner where it had to shut itself down for a day (January 18th) in order to demonstrate solidarity with those protesting proposed legislation to restrict the prerogatives of web site owners.
Intellectual Property Symposium: Andrea von Foerster, Chris Mollere and Tess Taylor lead NARIP IP Event in London
LONDON, U.K. (MuseWire) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property (I.P.), preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for musicians and music, whose uses contribute to the national economies of the U.S., the U.K. and world culture.
COLUMN: People have been sharing my music ever since I released my first album in 2002. True, I offered free tracks from “Grin Groove” to DJs, producers and remixers, but those efforts garnered publicity that led to revenue. Plus, it introduced “The G-Man” to other musicians around the globe. This sharing was my choice. In […]