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 »
Tagged: Copyright Law
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and the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) estimated that songwriters lose $2.3 billion per year due to outdated copyright laws.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.
Entertainment attorney Barry Heyman shares a recent article he wrote about upcoming changes in the Copyright Act and what these changes mean for the music industry.
Music consultant Vincent Castellucci talks about his three decades in the music industry and what the future holds for artists looking to take control of their careers.
Music business attorney Chris Castle talks about how important music-related legislation will affect the music industry and shares some advice for DIY artists that want to manage their own rights.
Alex Jacob of IFPI talks about the anti-piracy movement and steps artists can take to protect their copyrighted music online.