Home
Search AIMP site
Poscasts
Job Offerings
Industry News
Latin Corner

Copyright Corner

MEMBERS BLOG

AIMP shares with our members and our members share with us... This is YOUR area to post your thoughts on subjects of interest to our members.  

View All Blog Posts

June 21 L.A. Luncheon / Capitol Hill update / Music First Coalition

Posted June 15, 2007

by E. Steigen

Hello AIMP Members and friends,

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, June 21 at the Luxe Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Note the location) where the National Music Publishers' Association's president David Israelite will give us a valuable update on the latest developments in Washington D.C. 

We also very much appreciate the responses from you to our website survey.  Our website committee is reviewing the feedback and will make suggestions to the rest of the AIMP board based on your answers.

For those of you who also represent artists, you may also know that today was the Music First Coalition's launch of the fight for sound recording performance rights on traditional radio in the United States.  I suggest you check out their website: http://www.musicfirstcoalition.org/ This is a great cause for recording artists and could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in additional artist revenue.  The U.S. is the only industrialized country where there is no so-called neighboring rights on terrestrial radio, TV, and in clubs and restaurants.  In the UK alone over $200 million is collected annually and distributed 50/50 to record companies and artists from these outlets. 

Again, we look forward to seeing you next week for our June luncheon!

Best regards,

Erik Steigen
AIMP Board Member

 

 

Members
 
Members:
Login now to register for events and access your members area.
AIMP Twitter follow page AIMP Linked In group page AIMP Facebook page
Calendar of Events
Articles
Members Blog Posts
New GDPR Privacy Regulations from the European Union
by C. Field
View Full Post

Entertainment Law Fundamentals and Practice by Corey Field (New publication)
by C. Field
View Full Post

See all Posts
Legislation
Court of Appeals Sides With Songwriters, Publishers on Licensing As the music industry headed into the holiday season, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals gave songwriters and music publishe …

View More

State Department Pays WIPO Dues The Copyright Alliance reported that last week, they were notified that after completing its review of World Intellectual Property …

View More