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Florida Songwriters Association Showcase!

Florida Songwriters Association is excited to announce the launch of our new venture, the Florida Songwriters Association Showcase! You will have the opportunity to view our artists via streaming on the Studio Live USA stage each and every month. The live streaming event will be accessed via private invitation by A&R representatives, booking agents, managers, promoters, music supervisors and industry professionals. The invitation …

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Songwriters, Self-Employed Music Workers Eligible for Relief in Federal Stimulus Bill

Songwriters, along with other “gig economy” workers in the music industry ranging from producers to roadies, will be eligible for grants and loans under the $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by the Senate in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the advocacy organizations Songwriters of North America and Nashville Songwriters Association International announced today. (The House is expected to confirm a …

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LABELS ARE CLOSE TO GENERATING $1m FROM STREAMING

The major labels are close to generating $1m from streaming every hour – but global growth is actually slowing down.. Streaming revenues continue to shoot upwards at the three major record companies: Universal, Sony, and Warner are now jointly turning over nearly $1m every hour from the format, according to MBW’s calculations. Yet there is a fly in the ointment: monetary growth in streaming revenues across these three companies actually …

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THE MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT REVAMPS MUSIC LICENSING

The Music Modernization Act (MMA), signed by the president last October, constitutes the most consequential change in music copyright law since 1976, affecting music licensing, protection for classic works and fairer distribution of royalties. The impetus behind MMA was the rise of the Internet in the 1990s and early 2000s, which, in turn, led to an evolution in the way …

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