We have come a long way since the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) was founded in 1914. Music industries have blown up so much in the last 2 decades alone; we have gone through phases of new genres, ridden waves of new electronic instrumentation, and been introduced to a plethora of music distribution. 609 more words
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Joel Beckerman and Rudy Pérez have been elected as new writer members to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ (ASCAP) Board of Directors. The company also has a board of music publishers. 351 more words
The subsequent transcript features an exchange between myself and Jonathan “JJ” Jones, ASCAP Director of Urban Creative Services discussing trends in the industry. The aforesaid job title entails exploiting the compositions of writers and producers within the repertoire to interested parties (i.e. 728 more words
Music performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has reported record revenue of $1.13 billion for fiscal 2017, the company announced Thursday.
Buoyed by new deals with Netflix and Hulu, BMI’s third consecutive year of revenue increase sees $1.023 billion distributed and administered to its affiliates – songwriters, composers and publishers – a 10% increase over the prior year’s payouts for the fiscal year ending June 30. 453 more words