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August 1, 2017

August News

  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels.  If you missed the LA Chapter's panel Fall TV Preview!, Members can view it and all archived panels here. Select 'HD' for the best viewing quality! All are welcome to view a sampling of video clips here.
  • ASCAP & BMI - the nation’s two leading performing rights organizations have joined forces to create a single, comprehensive database of musical works from their combined repertories that will deliver an authoritative view of ownership shares in the vast majority of music licensed in the U.S.  Read more about it here and here.  
  • SESAC strikes a new, landmark U.S. radio deal - for rates it claims are 50% higher than ASCAP's .  Read more about it here.  
  • Spotify may have to pay songwriters $345 million.  Read the full article, written by LA board member Erin M. Jacobson, Esq., here
  • Billboard reveals its third annual 2017 Nashville Country Power Players list.  
  • SONGS - The independent music publisher who helped Lorde & The Weeknd top the charts.  Read more of this indie publisher's story here.  
  • Jay R. Morgenstern, a 50-year veteran of music publishing, died on July 4 in Los Angeles. He was 87.  Read more about Jay here.  
  • YouTube Red & Google Play Music will merge their music services, says music chief Lyor Cohen.  Read more about it here.
  • David Rosner - Here is a touching tribute by Jim DiGiovanni to the indie publisher on his June 13th passing.  
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