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February 6, 2018

February News

  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels. If you missed the NY January panel about co-writing, "The Golden Triangle", Members can view the video, as well as all archives, here. All are welcome to view a sampling of video clips here
  • The NMPA announces that songwriters and music publishers will get a higher payout from on-demand subscription services for the next five-year period (2018-2022).  Read more here, here and here.
  • Spotify adds songwriter credits to its desktop platform – and they’re coming to mobile, too.  Read more about it here.  
  • Frank Handy/SONGS Music Publishing - meet the LA Chapter's latest featured member.  Click here, then scroll down.  
  • Top music lawyers Donald Passman, Dina LaPolt, and RIAA strategic data analysis SVP Josh Friedlander talk here about how digital is finally doing good things for record labels.  
  • Concord Music announced that AIMP Los Angeles Board Member Jake Wisely will lead its newly consolidated publishing unit as Chief Publishing Executive. Read more about it here. Congratulations, Jake!
  • The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) has concluded its 2018 Board of Directors election.  Click here to see who's on the board.  
  • ASCAP members take 38 categories at the 2018 Grammys.  Read more about them here.  
  • BMI mourns the loss of jazz legend Hugh Masekela and Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries.  Read more about his life here and her life here.   
  • SESAC's Chairman and CEO John Josephson is named to Billboard’s 2018 Power List.  Read more here
  • SOCAN paid out over $240m in 2017 – but warns ‘remuneration from digital music must be corrected.'  Read more here
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