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 …

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 …

August 18, 2022FLSW News 362

Florida Songwriters Association is sponsoring several kids for the Exodus United Inc. teen studio program for youth.

Florida Songwriters Association is sponsoring several kids for the Exodus United Inc. teen studio program for youth to learn about recording, producing, engineering , etc. as a way of helping them express themselves in a positive environment. “We’re all about educating and motivating kids to stretch their limits in the music industry, so coming to …

August 12, 2022FLSW News 386

Recording Academy District Advocate

Florida Songwriters Association is registered to meet locally with our representative in Congress during  District Advocate Day  on  October 6, 2022  to discuss the importance of the creative community. We’ve seen tremendous success in past years – from the House passing the CASE Act just weeks after District Advocate in 2019, to successfully urging Con …

June 21, 2022Music News 297

Celebrating World Music Day: How Music Benefits The Planet — And How The U.S. Government Can Improve Music People’s Lives

This World Music Day, the Recording Academy is taking time to celebrate the role music plays globally. But also, it’s reflecting on the ways the United States government can continue to make improvements for the music community. These take the form of key pieces of legislation that would have positive ramifications for music creators around the worl …

March 18, 2022Music News 276

President Biden Just Signed The Consolidated Appropriations Act Of 2022 — And It Contains Millions For The NEA

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 — better known as the Omnibus package — was signed by President Biden on March 15 after Congress passed the $1.5 trillion spending bill on March 11. This package covers funding for the entire government for the current fiscal year (through September 30) after more than a year of budgets set based on FY202 …

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