A group representing 10,000 commercial radio stations has filed a lawsuit against Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights, hoping to force the performance rights organization to submit to Department of Justice-controlled pricing, similar to other PROs ASCAP and BMI. 68 more words
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For context–it is widely rumored that all the major labels are in the middle of renegotiations with YouTube. In the past, the labels and publishers have taken a big advance and looked the other way. 192 more words
Irving Azoff highlighted the gridlock on artist rights in Washington in his June 8 keynote at the annual meeting of NMPA, the music publishers trade association. 229 more words
In a keynote address at the National Music Publishers’ Assn. legendary music industry executive Irving Azoff called upon the music industry to work together.
“The music industry has never been more powerful and popular and we as an industry have never done a shittier job of rallying together as one industry,” Azoff said. 58 more words
Irving Azoff recently posted an open letter to YouTube on a tech industry news site where he laid out the arguments against YouTube–we think very effectively. 1,092 more words
For many music fans, YouTube is one of the best things that ever happened for finding and listening to new artists, much like radio used to be. 696 more words