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SESAC Los Angeles / Location Change

SESAC's J.D. Connell Named 2016 Billboard Digital Power Player

SESAC's Matt Willis Signs with Diamond Eye Music

SESAC Latina 2016 Music Awards Celebrate Top Honorees

SESAC Honors Heritage, Offers Modern Amenities With New Music Row Office


Finding Work as a Composer

Scoring History: Adam Young of Owl City's Monthly Musical History Lesson

EVENT: Echo Society V, August 31 in LA

"On the Come Up" Series: June Edition Audio Push


News: A Note From Mike O’Neill to BMI’s Songwriters, Composers & Publishers

News: BMI Brings the Beat to Athfest Day Party

News: Mike O’Neill Responds to the Recent Proposal From the US Department of Justice

Events: BMI Live Deadline

News: BMI Congratulates its MusicRow Award Winners

Digital Music News

Breaking: Apple (Not Google) In Discussions to Purchase Tidal…

Apple Remains Under Federal Investigation Over Apple Music Practices…

Judge Allows ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Lawsuit To Proceed

Apple Could Block You from Recording Live Music Events

Happy First Birthday, Apple Music…

Billboard Biz

Postmodern Jukebox and 'The Voice Holland' Alum Jennie Lena Perform Bluesy Bon Jovi Classic: Watch

Brad Paisley Appeals for Funds Following 'Crazy' West Virginia Flood

Lawyer Who Sued Led Zeppelin Suspended From Practicing Law

Anna Kendrick Says She Would Not Want to be 'Perfect' Like Taylor Swift

Run-DMC's Darryl McDaniels Says Sarah McLachlan's 'Angel' Saved His Life

US Copyright Office

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 630

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 629

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 628

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 627

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 626


June 1, 2016

June News
  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels. If you missed the LA May panel that discussed 'frankenwriting', So, You're A Songwriter ...?, led by attorney and activity Dina LaPolt, members can view it, and all 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.
  • Dubset & The NMPA -  Their deal means new income for indie artists and publishers.  Read more here and here.  
  • Independent Publishers - fight against market concentration – and for more streaming cash.  Read the full article here
  • YouTube has built a new tool which it says will deliver ‘more accurate reporting of music content’ to music publishers and collection societies.  Read more here
  • ASCAP settles with the U.S. over music licensing  Read more here.
  • The BMI Foundation reinstates the Pete Carpenter Fellowship with Sonic Fuel Studios.  Read more here.  
  • Pat Collins/SESAC is to be honored with the NMPA Industry Legacy Award.   Read more here.  
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