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SESAC’s Ellen Truley Honored

SESAC Hosts House Judiciary Committee Members

SESAC Celebrates Justin Wilson & No. 1 Hit, “Kiss You In The Morning”

SESAC Signs George Clinton

SESAC Composer Jeff Beal Wins EMMY© Award


The SCL & ASCAP Present: Art in the Business of Songwriting panel in LA

The ASCAP Daily Brief for October 6, 2015

What Music Creators Should Know About Music, Language and the Brain

Kelly Law Group Presents Copyright 101 Seminar

ASCAP Songwriter Residency Premieres New Music Video From Malik Yusef and Julie Frost


News: BMI Mentors Participants at Annual ‘Composing for the Screen’ Workshop

Events: Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Intensive: New York

News: BMI Writers Honored With 2015 Dove Award Nominations

News: Songwriter Equity Act Gains Support From Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz

News: BMI Re-Elects Six Members to Board Of Directors

Digital Music News

Listen to Kurt Cobain’s Lost Track, ‘Sappy,’ Recorded in 1988

‘How to C’ Auto-Completes to ‘How to Cancel Apple Music’ on Google

25 Percent of Instagram’s Top Accounts Are Music-Related

MP3skull Getting Wiped from the Internet In 3… 2…1…

I’m Imogen Heap. And This Is Why I’m Releasing My Music on Blockchain

Billboard Biz

John Lennon Honored In New York as Thousands Form Peace Sign

A$AP Rocky & Shawn Mendes Wrote a Song About Nice Clothes, 'Looking Good': Watch

Howard Stern Yells at Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Over Israel Remarks: Listen

Mac Miller Goes Synchronized Swimming in 'Clubhouse' Video: Watch

Music Exec Troy Carter Dives into the 'Shark Tank': Watch an Exclusive Preview

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


October 3, 2015

October news
  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels.  If you missed the NY September panel on 100% Licensing ?? or the LA September panel on Sampling, members can view the full panels, 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 Copyright Alliance welcomes new CEO Keith Kupferschmid.  Read the press release here.  
  • The "Happy Birthday" copyright is ruled to be invalid.  Read more here.  
  • Billboard's "40 Under 40: Music's Top Power Players" includes several music publishers.  Read the full list here.  
  • BMI launches a bonus payment system for most-streamed songs. Read the full article here.  
  • NMPA Head David Israelite says 'Free' may work for Pandora but is devastating to songwriters.  Read more here.  
  • Former AIMP board member James Leach of SESAC will be one of those honored when The Living Legends Foundation holds its 19th awards show and dinner in Los Angeles.  Read more about this event here.  
  • Congratulations to SESAC’s Ellen Truley as she was honored at the Nashville Business Journal’s WOMEN IN MUSIC CITY AWARDS.  Read more here.  
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