SoundExchange

Type: Organization
Name: SoundExchange
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Bluebird Kicks-Off, Featuring Richie Furay, Vince Gill and Striking Matches

The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Bluebird Kicks-Off, Featuring Richie Furay, Vince Gill and Striking Matches ... [Published Noodls - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways When It Comes To Pre-1972 Recordings

from the are-they-the-same-or-different? dept Yet another story of hypocrisy by the recording industry? Why yes, indeed. For years now, we've been covering the issue of pre-1972 sound recordings . When Congress wrote the 1909 Copyright Act, it did not ... [Published Techdirt - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Music download sales plunge 13%.

More Stories The recording industry’s music sales crisis deepened in the first quarter as the sale of digital downloads dropped 13%.   Seen as a buffer to the decline in physical music sales, which fell another 21% in Q1, download sales had already been ... [Published Inside Radio - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Behind the career: Anjula Singh

Position: Chief financial officer of SoundExchange, a District-based independent nonprofit performance rights organization that helps distribute royalties to the recorded music industry.Anjula Singh started out on a public accounting track at KPMG, working ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

SoundExchange Makes Key Executive Promotions

SoundExchange announced two key promotions within the company's senior management team. According to a release, Anjula Singh, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, is promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Colin Rushing, General ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

SoundExchange Names New CFO, SVP

SoundExchange, the performance rights organization responsible for collecting on royalties generated by companies like Pandora, has named a new chief financial officer. Anjula Singh, previously the organization's SVP of Finance and Administration, will ... [Published Billboard - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadership Promotions

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — SoundExchange announced today two key promotions within the company's senior management team. Anjula Singh , Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, is promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Colin Rushi ... [Published DMN Newswire - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 3 reports

Pandora One to Increase in Price

Over the last five years, Pandora One has been able to keep its cost steady, charging subscribers of the service $3.99 per month. As content costs have gone upwards however, with Pandora claiming that the royalty rates it pays performers via SoundExchange ... [Published Overclockers Club - Mar 20 2014]
Entities: SoundExchange
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Pandora increasing ad-free subscription rate for new subscribers

New rate for new users to offset dramatic increase in cost of businessOnline music streamer Pandora is raising its prices for subscribers. The current subscription cost for unlimited and ad-free Pandora One is climbing to $5 per month, up from $4 for ... [Published Electronista - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 4 reports

It Looks Like Pandora Has Actually Stolen Business From ITunes

Back in 2007, streaming music services accounted for just 3% of total music industry revenues. Today, streaming services contribute to 21% of total revenues, according to the latest report from the Recording Industry Association of America .A huge part ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 6 reports

Pandora To Raise Premium Monthly Fee to $4.99

Pandora will be raising its monthly subscription price by $1 starting in May due to increasing cost of operations that includes licensing fees.The music streaming service will soon cost $4.99 a month, The Washington Post blog reported via the official ... [Published Auto World News - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 8 reports

Pandora Ups Premium Service Rates

On a blog post, Pandora says it is increasing its monthly ad-free subscriber fees a dollar, from $3.99 to $4.99. The company blames SoundExchange royalty rates:"Over the next couple of months, we will be implementing some changes to our Pandora One subscription ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 19 2014]

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"If we are required to obtain licenses for pre-1972 sound recordings to avoid liability and are unable to secure such licenses, then we may have to remove pre-1972 sound recordings from our service, which could harm our ability to attract and retain users" the company said in a regulatory filing in February
...The plaintiffs have brought a motion for jury instruction and there is a hearing set for May 14. The satellite radio company has argued "there is no state law that requires SiriusXM (or any of the hundreds of thousands of other U S businesses that publicly perform music) to pay license fees for Pre-1972 Recordings."
...But we cannot move the industry forward without first protecting and honoring our past," said SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe. "Every artist has a story about a legend in the industry who inspired them. The SoundExchange Influencers Seriesis an exciting and unique opportunity to bring together multiple generations of performers to pay tribute to those whose shoulders they stand upon."
...copyright protection: Indeed, the report released with the Copyright Act expressly stated that Congress did not intend to protect sound recordings: "It is not the intention of the committee to extend the right of copyright to the mechanical reproductions themselves, but only to give the composer or copyright proprietor the control, in accordance with the provisions of the bill, of the manufacture and use of such devices." According to one commentator, Congress had two principal concerns about sound recordings, leading it to decline to protect them...

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The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Blu... [Published Noodls - 11 hours ago]
The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Blu... [Published Finwin - Apr 16 2014]
The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Blu... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 16 2014]
The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Blu... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Apr 16 2014]
Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways W... [Published Techdirt - Apr 16 2014]
Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways W... [Published Techdirt - Apr 16 2014]
Music download sales plunge 13%. [Published Inside Radio - Apr 10 2014]
Pandora Maintains Its Lead Over Apple, But For ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 03 2014]
Behind the career: Anjula Singh [Published Washington Post - Mar 31 2014]
Spotify’s Upcoming IPO: The Critical Questions [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Mar 29 2014]
SoundExchange Makes Key Executive Promotions [Published Individual.com - Mar 28 2014]
SoundExchange Promotes Two Key Execs [Published Encore - Mar 27 2014]
Pandora Hikes Prices; Spotify Offers a Deal to ... [Published Daily Finance - Mar 27 2014]
Pandora Radio Subscription Increase Fueled By '... [Published About - Mar 27 2014]
SoundExchange Names New CFO, SVP [Published Billboard - Mar 26 2014]
Spotify premium student discount: loss leader c... [Published Radio Survivor - Mar 26 2014]
SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadershi... [Published DMN Newswire - Mar 25 2014]
SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadershi... [Published Fox54 - Mar 25 2014]
SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadershi... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 25 2014]
SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadershi... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
A Pandora Price Hike Is Coming [Published MoneyTalks News - Mar 25 2014]
SoundExchange Promotes Anjula Singh CFO and Col... [Published Citybizlist - Mar 25 2014]
Pandora Pumps Up the Pricing [Published E-Commerce Times - Mar 24 2014]
Will Apple’s New iTunes Strategy Give it an Edg... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 24 2014]
U.S. Streaming Music Grows To $1.43 Billion, Sa... [Published Encore - Mar 21 2014]
Pandora's Price Hike Spells Trouble as Competit... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 20 2014]
Pandora price hike is coming in May [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 20 2014]
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The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Blu... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Apr 16 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundExchange announced today the launch of The SoundExchange Influencers Series at the Bluebird, which will kick-off April 22, 2014. The series will be held at Nashville's famous Bluebird Café ...
Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways W... [Published Techdirt - Apr 16 2014]
Yet another story of hypocrisy by the recording industry? Why yes, indeed. For years now, we've been covering the issue of pre-1972 sound recordings . When Congress wrote the 1909 Copyright Act, it did not cover sound recordings , because Congress didn't ...
Pandora ups subscription price as competition b... [Published Post Tech - Mar 19 2014]
(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Thinking about paying to ditch the ads on Pandora? Better move fast, or get ready to add a few bucks to your budget. Citing an increase in the cost of operations, the streaming music service announced Tuesday evening ...
Pandora ups subscription price as competition b... [Published Faster Forward - Mar 19 2014]
(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Thinking about paying to ditch the ads on Pandora? Better move fast, or get ready to add a few bucks to your budget. Citing an increase in the cost of operations, the streaming music service announced Tuesday evening ...
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SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadershi... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
SoundExchange Extends Contract with President a... [Published Financial Services - Jan 16 2014]
SoundExchange Announces Two New Board Members [Published PR Newswire - Oct 17 2013]
SoundExchange Celebrates Decade in Digital Musi... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 03 2013]
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