American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

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Name: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Music Publishing Groups Have New Competitor

By / Oct 31, 2014Chart-topping artist Pharrell is said to be joining Global Music Rights. (Adam Berry/)With the backing of a legendary music-industry manager, for-profit Global Music Rights has attracted dozens of big names. The group promises that it ... [Published Associations Now - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

SiriusXM hikes subscriber royalty fees.

More Stories Satellite radio subscribers will be digging deeper in the new year as Sirius XM Radio announces a 1.4% increase it is music royalty fee.  Users currently pay a 12.5% surcharge on their subscription.  Starting January 5 it will bump up to ... [Published Inside Radio - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 3 reports

How Irving Azoff Plans To Take On ASCAP/BMI

LOS ANGELES (Hypebot) – After uber-manager and music industry deal maker Irving Azoff exited as Chairman of Live Nation last year, one of his many moves was to form Global Music Rights as part of his Azoff MSG Entertainment, a new joint venture with the ... [Published Encore - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Broadway’s bright lights beckon our Kirby

THEY say the neon lights are bright on Broadway and singing success Kirby Burgess is about to find out whether it's true, after she was awarded a coveted scholarship to New York.After being individually selected through the Talent Development Project, ... [Published Batemans Bay Post - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Venture Seeks Higher Royalties for Songwriters

Led by the longtime artist manager Irving Azoff, it is the latest challenge to the $2 billion market for performing rights dominated by Ascap and BMI. ... [Published Media Decoder - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

ASCAP Women Behind the Music Series Hits Atlanta

by Lifestyle .Last night, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) kicked off its sixth annual ASCAP Presents…Women Behind the Music series in Atlanta honoring and recognizing outstanding women in the music community. Event honorees ... [Published All Hip Hop - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Accomplished poets share creativity with UT audience

Sultry and sweet, the voices of writers and poets decorated the halls of the university.Award-winning poets Joyce Jenkins and Keith Flynn read from their works Monday evening at the Lindsay Young Auditorium in Hodges Library. Presented by Writers in the ... [Published Daily Beacon Online - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Music Industry Sues Restaurants For Playing Music

Unless it's blasting out your ear drums , music at restaurants usually fades into the background noise of clattering plates and sauced patrons' boisterous laughs. Even so, a group representing license holders for the music industry wants restaurants ... [Published Gothamist - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Two CMJ Panels Tackle Nuanced, Important (and Dry) Entertainment Law

"As soon as you say 'mechanical licensing,' in the first 15 minutes, you lose people," said John C. Beiter , an entertainment attorney with Nashville's Shackelford, Zumwalt, and Hayes LLC, at last week's 2014 edition of CMJ Music Marathon. "If we want ... [Published Billboard - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

'Phantom' to be shown at First Parish in Fitchburg on Oct. 24

FITCHBURG — For the second year in a row, First Parish Church, 923 Main St., will host a free screening of the silent movie classic "The Phantom of the Opera," with live musical accompaniment by expert organist Robin Dinda, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24.Just in ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Kesha sues Dr. Luke for sexual assault: Report

Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwalk, poses with singer Kesha after receiving their ASCAP Songwriters of the Year Awards at the 28th ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles on April 27, 2011. Luke in a new lawsuit in which she accuses the music producer of sexual, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

ASCAP Executes Agreements 150 Percent Faster with Sertifi for Salesforce

ASCAP utilizes Sertifi for Salesforce , a pre-built eSignature application available on Salesforce AppExchange, to get licensing agreements signed and returned within just minutes, instead of waiting days. The Sertifi…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Oct 08 2014]

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...and Tony award winner Liza Minnelli, whose mom, Judy Garland, portrayed Dorothy in the 1939 film, Schwartz teased that he was a fan of the idea. "As I am fond of saying, it's not the worst idea I've ever heard" he commented
"What Irving did was look at what songwriters were earning historically and offer them a premium,” said Barry M Massarsky, an economist who specializes in music publishing told the New York Times. “He believes he can carve out a higher value for those songs from radio and pay less in administration fees, so that ultimately the songs would make more money than they have from ASCAP or BMI.”"
...The paper says that Azoff has been "quietly...building a rival [to the other publishing organizations] by controlling the catalogs of a handful of superstar songwriters. Azoff's roster reportedly already includes Journey, Foreigner, Fleetwood Mac and Soundgarden, as well as Pharrell Williams, Ryan Tedder, Benny Blanco, and the estates of John Lennon and Ira Gershwin."
"She inherits all her talent from her father," Mr Burgess joked. "Obviously I'm very proud of her. She hasn't needed any pushing to do this, there's no stage mum or dad trying to relive their dreams."

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New Venture Seeks Higher Royalties for Songwriters [Published Media Decoder - Oct 29 2014]
Led by the longtime artist manager Irving Azoff, it is the latest challenge to the $2 billion market for performing rights dominated by Ascap and BMI. ...
Music Industry Sues Restaurants For Playing Music [Published Gothamist - Oct 28 2014]
Unless it's blasting out your ear drums , music at restaurants usually fades into the background noise of clattering plates and sauced patrons' boisterous laughs. Even so, a group representing license holders for the music industry wants restaurants ...
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