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ASCAP, Music, and Fair Use in New Media

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


Song of the Day - "Loves You Like Me" by Josh Kelley

October 20, 2017

*This song is not available for purchase yet, but check out his recent album, New Lane Road*

Today I am posting a song by… 247 more words


Joel Beckerman and Rudy Perez Elected to ASCAP Board of Directors as Writer Members

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


In Your Professional Opinion: A Sit-Down With ASCAP Director of Urban Creative Services

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

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What Is ASCAP?

ASCAP is a performance-royalty organization (PRO) comprised of world-renown as well as up-and-coming music creators. Since 1914, ASCAP, the music-rights society, has advocated for the protection of musical compositions (i.e. 186 more words

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ASCAP 'I Create Music' Expo Sets 2018 Dates

Performing rights organization ASCAP has announced its 13th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo, which will take place May 7 – 9, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.   233 more words


BMI Claims Record Revenue of $1.13 Billion

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