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SESAC Latina Signs Nicky Jam

SESAC, ReverbNation Announce Strategic Relationship

Catch SESAC at the Key West Songwriter's Fest


Catch SESAC Writers at Tin Pan South


The EXPO Experience: The 15 Minutes That Changed Jameil Aossey's Life

How Grammy Winner Lecrae is Redefining Hip-Hop

ASCAP Elects Board of Directors

"On the Come Up" March Edition: Fetty Wap


Events: Big Ears Festival: Knoxville, TN

Events: Tin Pan South - Nashville

Events: Winter Music Conference: Miami Beach, FL

News: Song Arts Academy Starts New 5-Week Workshop in NY – Apply Now!

News: BMI Writers Rock Tin Pan South Stage

Digital Music News

Songwriters Declare War On Their Own Publishers…

Executive Shuffles: ASCAP, BPI, Gracenote, Venn Arts

17 Things I Wish I’d Known About Playing SXSW…

Stuart Murdoch Responds to Article on Racism in Indie Rock: “Aw, F*ck Off”

Former Beats Music CEO Launches a Talent Competition App

Billboard Biz

'Stomp' Cancels Performances Following Explosion That Leveled Neighboring Buildings

Demi Lovato Is All-Caps Excited About Her New Music

Happy Birthday, Mariah Carey! Celebrate With 7 Wonderfully Weird Instagram Pics

Katy Perry Premieres Concert TV Special, Explains Why Pop Stars Should Always Play Their Hits

Zayn Malik's Solo Plans, One Direction's Future Course: Inside the Band's Sony Contract

US Copyright Office

Jacqueline C. Charlesworth Appointed General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights

Copyright Matters Program to Take Place July 29, 2013: Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom

Save the Date: Copyright Matters Program on Monday, July 29, 2013


March 1, 2015

March News
  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels.  If you missed the LA February International Publishing panel, members can view the full panel here, and the NY January panel on Library & Production Music here, as well as all other archived panels from all 3 chapters here.  Select 'HD' for the best viewing quality!  All are welcome to view a sampling of video clips here.
  • The AIMP learned that our LA board member Jake Wisely was just named CEO of The Bicycle Music Company. Congratulations, Jake; it's well deserved!
  • We are proud to report that AIMP LA Board Member Jake Wisely and NY Board Members Caroline Bienstock and Richard Stumpf are running for the ASCAP Board of Directors.  We encourage our AIMP Members who are also ASCAP members to vote for them!  The deadline is March 20th.  
  • AdRev is reporting nearly 3 times the payout to YouTube rights holders in 2014, cashing out at $14.8 million in paid royalties.  You can also meet them on March 12th in LA!
  • Copyright Alliance Take Action Now Tool - As the new Congress convenes in D.C. and takes up important copyright issues, we must remind Congress of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and innovation continues to play in our lives.  
  • "Shake It Off" ruled the publishing industry's 4th quarter in 2014.  
  • Pandora - Can it repair its relationship with the music industry?
  • Follow Us - And don't forget to follow the AIMP on Twitter, like us on Facebook and join us on LinkedIn

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