Grooveshark founders shut down operations. Also, the U.S. Register of Copyrights appealed to Congress to implement improved performance rights terms for recordings. And Instagram launched… Read more »
Tagged: Copyright Law
The Grammy Creators Alliance was founded to help advise the government on royalty issues. Also, industry experts weighed in about the state of the music… Read more »
Celebrity artists and bands took direct action to lobby for copyright in 2014. Also, Universal Music Group (UMG)’s CEO released an end-of-year memo announcing his… Read more »
Forbes presented the pros and cons of Amazon’s new streaming music service, musicians, songwriters and publishers turned to Royalty Exchange to get additional revenue, and the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) estimated that songwriters lose $2.3 billion per year due to outdated copyright laws.
Twitter opted out of acquiring SoundCloud, Republicans continued to explain the new Songwriter Equity Act, and the electronic dance music industry hit $6.2 billion.
Casey Rae of the Future of Music Coalition talked about the need to keep net neutrality, the SoundExchange CEO explained the value of the music industry, and vinyl continued to make a comeback at Record Store Day.
The Tribeca Film Festival and Genero announced a collaborative music video contest, a graduate student studied the impact of copyright protection on music sales, and a Eric Sheinkop explored how the Super Bowl supports the music industry.
A music industry analyst explored six digital music marketing trends to watch in 2014, statistics showed indie artists’ careers are being helped by streaming services, and a lip-syncing-related lawsuit against Vimeo brought up major copyright-related issues.
A technology website analyzed the real impact of online music on artists, a new study revealed the value of Detroit’s music industry, and U.S. copyright industries contributed $1 trillion to the U.S. GDP in 2012.
A new report looked at the audio production industry from 2008-2013, cellist Zoe Keating discussed the effect of streaming music services on artists, and a music organization filed a lawsuit related to fair use and copyright law.