January 31, 2024Music News 38

UNIVERSAL TO STOP LICENSING ITS MUSIC TO TIKTOK… TOMORROW

Universal Music Group , the world’s largest music rightsholder, just announced that its agreement with TikTok is set to expire tomorrow (January 31, 2024). UMG said in a statement today (January 30) that the companies have not agreed to terms for a new deal, and upon expiration of their current agreement, UMG, including  Universal Music Publishing Gro …

January 31, 2024Music News 19

How The Major Labels And Spotify Plan To Erase DIY And Independent Artists And The Distributors That Work For Them

The major labels have a problem, their streaming market and royalty share are decreasing on the digital music services. This is because the amount record labels get paid from digital services is based on the percentage of all the total monthly streams represented by each label in the digital service each month. For example, if a label represents 30 …

May 12, 2023FLSW News 239

Digital 1 Media Services launches Sync House License.

Digital 1 Media Services, a leading independent music publishing, record label, and distribution company, is proud to announce the launch of Sync House License, a dedicated synchronization and licensing division providing comprehensive services in sync licensing and music supervision. This venture underscores Digital 1 Media Services’ commitm …

March 8, 2023Uncategorized 228

John Landers Named Regional Chapter Coordinator of Tampa Florida

Orlando FL., March 8, 2023 — The Florida Songwriters Association announced that John Landers has been named Regional Chapter Coordinator of the Tampa Bay area.  John Landers, who has served as CEO (TBAIMS) The Big Apple Indie Music Series. In 2010, Jon Landers started a networking event in Danbury, CT as part of a networking group called Network …

November 8, 2022Uncategorized 304

Songwriter Streaming Royalty Rate Increased

Good news for songwriters! Just a few months ago, a new increase in songwriting royalty rates was announced. Here’s what it means… If you think that streaming royalty rates for artists are low, until recently songwriters and publishers make far less. They’ve been arguing for a raise for a while now with a lot of pushback from the big streamers, but …

September 29, 2022FLSW News 628

FLORIDA SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION HAS PARTNERED WITH CGVT (THE CONSULTING GROUP AT VIRGINIA TECH) TO DEFINE AN OPTIMAL GO-TO-MARKET STRATEGY FOR THE SALES AND MARKETING OF MUSICAL NFT’S

Florida Songwriters Association and Digital 1 Media Services, Inc. is expanding into the NFT business, revealing plans to release ‘music NFT’s’ direct – to fans NFT’s. Digital 1 Media Services, Inc. announces dba Digital 1 NFT to release a set of fully licensed direct-to-fan NFTs”. In a media statement, Steve Lane, Digital 1’s CEO, said that “we are …

September 9, 2022FLSW News 391

Songwriters, Artists and Producers – Meet us at the Roundtable!

ORLANDO, FL  – On Friday, January 20 – 21, 2023., Florida Songwriters Association and Orlando Songwriters Society will lead a roundtable with Songwriters, Artists and Producers to meet us at the Roundtable. Florida Songwriters Association’s mission is to foster creative songwriting minds. We work with songwriters from all genres of music, ranging fr …

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