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A2IM CEO Richard Burgess on the State of Indies: It Isn't Just the 'Skinny Kid With His Guitar Slung Low'
By Andy Gensler and Ed Christman, 21 June 2017

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Complete Music Update

US record industry shouts ‘value gap’ ahead of Donald Trump’s NAFTA review
By Chris Cooke, 22 June 2017

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Los Angeles Times

How a podcast is changing minds on songwriter pay and recognition in the streaming era
By August Brown, 22 June 2017

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International Business Times

How much did Taylor Swift earn from return to streaming on Spotify, Tidal?
By Alicia Adejobi, 22 June 2017

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Digital Music News

Indie Artist With 4.3 Million Spotify Plays Receives Check for $5,078
By Paul Resnikoff, 21 June 2017

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A Journal of Musical Things

Apple Wants to Reduce the Royalty Rate It Pays for Music
By Alan Cross, 22 June 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

Now Apple Wants To Reduce Royalty Rate It Pays Record Labels
By Tim Ingham, 21 June 2017

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International Business Times

Are free Spotify playlists about to get a lot worse with this major change?
By Oliver Cragg, 20 June 2017

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A Journal of Musical Things

Payola No Longer Off the Table for Spotify
By Amber Healy, 21 June 2017

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Electronic Frontier Foundation

Copyright Law Shouldn’t Pick Winners
By Elliot Harmon, 20 June 2017

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Hyperbot YouTube

ASCAP Make A Deal
By Bobby Owsinski, 21 June 2017

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Billboard.biz

TuneIn Sues Pandora for Breach of Contract Over Failed Ad Sales Goals, Guaranteed Payments By Colin Stutz, 20 June 2017

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Music Business WorldWide

Royalty Exchange Raises $6.4M As Industry Veterans Join It's Board by MBW, 19 June 2017

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Music Business WorldWide

The Buzzword of The Music Industry is "Transparency"- Perhaps It Should Be " Simplicity"
by Robert Horsfall

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Inside Radio

FM Chip Remains Unactivated In Majority Of Smartphones., 20 June 2017

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Hypebot

An Interview With A2IM CEO Richard Burgess: Challenges and Opportunities For Independent Music
By Bruce Houghton, 19 June 2017

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Torrent Freak

Internet Provider Refutes RIAA’s Piracy Allegations, 20 June 2017

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Daily Business Review

Opinion: The Turtles Finally Get Royalties, But Will It Hasten Their Extinction?
By James Sammataro, national head of Stroock's entertainment litigation practice group; John Marcoux, contract attorney for Stroock; Hans Hertell, associate at Stroock; and Christina Himmel, associate at Stroock, 20 June 2017

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Billboard

Downtown Music CEO Justin Kalifowitz Talks International Expansion & New York Music Month
By Ed Christman, 16 June 2017

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Nashville Post

'Songwriters are losing out for several reasons', 19 June 2017

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Amplify

Streaming Could Be More Lucrative for Artists Than Performing Live
By Maggie O’Brien, 16 June 2017

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Digital Music News

Big Publishers Feeling Cheated After Spotify’s Small Publisher Deal
By Paul Resnikoff, 16 June 2017

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Inside Radio

Anti-Royalty Resolution Adds Two More Names To House List., 8 June 2017

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All Access Music Group

Local Radio Freedom Act Picks Up 2 More House Co-Sponsors, 8 June 2017

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Billboard

Merlin Reveals $353 Million in Payments to Label Members, a 52 Percent Jump
By Ed Christman, 8 June 2017

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Associated Press

Swift’s music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more
By Mesfin Fekady, 8 June 2017

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Variety

Spotify’s Troy Carter Talks Royalties, Songwriters, Streaming Business and More in Expansive Q&A
By Jem Aswad, 8 June 2017

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Engadget

Spotify's 'Secret Genius' may help smooth things over with songwriters
By Mallory Locklear, 8 June 2017

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Radio World

Mexico Requires FM Chip Activation, 8 June 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

Mind the gap: Is Europe set to recalibrate the digital market?
By Helen Smith, Executive Chair of IMPALA and WIN Board Observer, 8 June 2017

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Radio + Television Business Report

‘Fair Play’ Legislation Gains Steam In D.C.
By Adam Jacobson, 7 June 2017

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Law 360

DC Circ. Won't Rethink Muzak Copyright Royalty Ruling
By Kelly Knaub, 7 June 2017

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Reuters

Sirius XM in talks to invest in Pandora – sources
By Liana B. Baker, 7 June 2017

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Music Week

CISAC cites value gap as biggest challenge facing the biz in annual report
By Daniel Gumble, 8 June 2017

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Fast Company

Spotify’s Plan To Win Over Anxious Artists–And Win The Streaming War
By John Paul Titlow, 8 June 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

‘Legislators must continue to acknowledge and protect the value of copyright’
By Matthew Rogers, General Manager, UNIFIED and Board Director of WIN, 7 June 2017

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Rolling Stone

'We're So F-cked!' Inside the Industry's Long, Slow Embrace of Streaming Music, 7 June 2017

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All Access Music Group

iHeartMedia Beats Pre-1972 Song Suit In Illinois, 6 June 2017

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Spin

Who Is Music Mafia, the Hacker Group That Is Leaking Kanye West Songs For Bitcoins?
By Andy Cush, 5 June 2017

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Zacks

Will Spotify Stream Into an IPO in 2017?
By Madeleine Johnson, 5 June 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

‘Independent music companies are most at risk from dangers of safe harbour’
By Alison Wenham, CEO of the Worldwide Independent Network, 5 June 2017

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Techdirt

The Music Licensing Swamp: Spotify Settles Over Failure To Obtain Mechanical Licenses
By Mike Masnick, 5 June 2017

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The Hollywood Reporter

Viacom, Google on Same Copyright Page in Appellate Fight Over Music Licensing
By Eriq Gardner, 2 June 2017

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Law 360

DC Circ. Told Not To Alter Other Rates In Royalty Challenge
By Kelly Knaub, 2 June 2017

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Harvard Business Review

Blockchain Could Help Musicians Make Money Again
By Imogen Heep, musician, 5 June 2017

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Digital Music News

How to Destroy YouTube & Save the Music Industry
By Paul Resnikoff, 4 June 2017

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A Journal of Musical Things

Blog: Why Can’t Music be Used in Podcast? Here’s Why.
By Alan Cross, 5 June 2017

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Forbes

Spotify Lawsuit Settlement Aims At Solving Music Industry Data Problems
By Bill Rosenblatt, founder of GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies, 3 June 2017

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Complete Music Update

Both sides get more vocal in European safe harbour debate
By Chris Cooke, 31 May 2017

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The Irish Times

Irish music industry shares ‘safe harbour’ copyright concerns in Brussels
By Laura Slattery, 30 May 2017

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Billboard

What Will Spotify's $43 Million Class Action Settlement Mean For Songwriters and Publishers?
By Robert Levine, 30 May 2017

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Variety

SoundCloud Loses Another Top Exec
By Jem Aswad, 30 May 2017

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Law 360

Google, Netflix Back DOJ In 2nd Circ. Music Licensing Fight
By Matthew Guarnaccia, 30 May 2017

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Multichannel News

ASCAP Names Head of International Affairs
By John Eggerton, 31 May 2017

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Forbes

Bob Seger Goes RIAA Diamond By Not Streaming His Hits
By Gary Suarez, freelance writer, music critic, content creator, and marketing professional, 30 May 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

YouTube must not be allowed to benefit from ‘legalised piracy on an unimaginable scale’
By Vick Bain, CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA), 30 May 2017

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Music 3.0

Does Music Piracy Still Exist Even In The Age Of Streaming?, 29 May 2017

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The Trichordist

Here it Comes: Another Safe Harbor For Digital Services
By David Clowery, 28 May 2017

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Lexology

The revolution will be blockchained: Blockchains and the future of digital music
By Shawn Duguay and Matthew Estabrooks, Gowling WLG, 31 May 2017

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Complete Music Update

Spotify settles its big mechanical rights dispute Stateside
By Chris Cooke, 30 May 2017

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The Guardian

Spotify hopes going public will cement streaming as music's future
By Edward Helmore, 27 May 2017

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Torrent Freak

Huge Coalition Protests EU Mandatory Piracy Filter Proposals, 30 May 2017

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Inside Radio

NAB Presses ‘Full-Work Vs. Fractional’ Licensing Case., 30 May 2017

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The Globe and Mail

What happens when we starve our artists
By Kate Taylor, 26 May 2017

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IP Watchdog

How New Musicians Can Protect Their Music’s Intellectual Property
By Amanda G. Ciccatelli, 29 May 2017

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Louisiana Record

Anthony Barre heir says music sampling industry crumbles if judge dismisses case against Beyoncé
By Melissa Busch, 28 May 2017

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Music Technology Policy

Spotify Settlement Points a Finger At Facebook
By Chris Castle, 27 May 2017

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Inside Radio

Europe Coalition Lends Support To U.S. Radio Royalty Bill., 26 May 2017

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Radio + Television Business Report

Are ‘Fair Play’ And ‘PROMOTE’ Plans DOA In Congress?
By Adam Jacobson, 25 May 2017

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All Access Music Group

Local Radio Freedom Act Picks Up 5 More House Co-Sponsors, 25 May 2017

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Hypebot

It's Not If Artists Deserve "Moral Rights" Recognition, But How Music Industry Should Achieve It, says RIAA
By Bruce Houghton, 25 May 2017

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The Shreveport Times

How do Louisiana artists survive free streaming?
By Tiana Kennell and Herman Fuselier, 25 May 2017

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Reuters

Irving Azoff slams ‘dishonest’ YouTube study, 26 May 2017

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Radio World

ITU Supports Activating FM Chips in Smartphones
By Deborah D. McAdams, 25 May 2017

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Law 360

Muzak Asks DC Circ. To Rethink Copyright Royalty Ruling
By Bill Donahue, 25 May 2017

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Music Industry Blog

Who’s Leading The Streaming Pack?, 25 May 2017

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The Hollywood Reporter

How Radio Can Survive in an Era of Podcasts and Streamers
By Paul Bond, 25 May 2017

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Atlanta Magazine

Mixtape mix-up: Why the RIAA is taking Spinrilla to court
By Gavin Godfrey, 25 May 2017

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CNBC

Streaming can attract the broadest audience ever to music, Edgar Bronfman says
By Matthew J. Belvedere, 25 Ma7 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

Meet the streaming service with 20M users… that’s also a record label
By Rhian Jones, 24 May 2017

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Variety

Column: Variety Introduces ‘Synch This!’ — New Music Column Spotlighting Songs Ripe for Licensing
By Andrew Hampp, vice president at New York-based music sponsorship and experiential agency MAC Presents, 25 May 2017

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Techdirt

Senate Should Either Fix Or Get Off The Pot On Copyright Office Bill
By Sasha Moss, R Street, 24 May 2017

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JD Supra

Music Performing Rights Organizations and the “Full-Work” vs. “Fractional” Licensing Dispute: Government Seeks to Overturn Fractional Licensing Decision
By Coe Ramsey, Brooks Pierce, 24 May 2017

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City & State New York

Is New York City finally ready to invest in its $20 billion music industry?
By Gabe Ponce De Léon, 23 May 2017

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Commercial Observer

What Retailers Can Learn From the Music Industry’s Meltdown
By Larry Getlen, 23 May 2017

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Hypebot

Major Labels Oppose "Moral Rights" That Guarantee Artists Recording Credits (A Right They Have In Most Other Countries)
By Bruce Houghton, 23 May 2017

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The Daily Record

Legal Bytes: The Turtles’ fight for public performance fees in pre-1972 recordings
By Mark Costello, 23 May 2017

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NPR

Don't Worry, Your MP3s Are Safe: A Frank Discussion On The Future Of A Format
By Andrew Flanagan, 22 May 2017

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Mixmag

Now anyone can own a royalty share of Fatboy Slim’s ‘Ya Mama’
By Harrison Williams, 22 May 2017

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Music Week

Sacem scores record royalty distributions of €1.2 billion and collections of €1.4bn in 2016
By Daniel Gumble, 22 May 2017

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The Fader

Confessions Of An MP3 Blogger
By Patrick D. McDermott, 22 May 2017

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CIO

The MP3 is dead: long live the MP3!
By Gary Eastwood, science and technology journalist, editor and copywriter, 22 May 2017

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CIO

Creating a global social community for songwriters, By Andre Bourque, freelance journalist covering high-growth industries, 22 May 2017

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Data Art

Songwriters Continue to Battle for Fair Pay From Music Streaming Services, According to Music Tech Executive, 23 May 2017

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