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SESAC

SESAC Announces SESAC Scores: The Beck Diversity Project

SESAC Honors Music Composers and Publishers at Annual Event

SESAC Celebrates 2018 BET Awards Nominees

SESAC Latina Celebrated Its 2018 Honorees at the Historic Beverly Hills Hotel Last Night

SESAC Congratulates MercyMe on their Billboard Music Award

ASCAP

Their First Broadway Experience!

BMI

News: BMI Composer Justin Hurwitz Provides Musical Insights into “First Man”

MusicWorld: BMI Bulletin Board: October

MusicWorld: Top Songwriting Workshop Questions - and Their Answers

MusicWorld: A Conversation With Hitmaker Howard Benson

News: Rita Wilson Unveils “Liner Notes” Series in New York City

Digital Music News

Comment on Gibson Guitar Faces Imminent Bankruptcy After 116 Years In Business by DennyA

Comment on Gibson Guitar Faces Imminent Bankruptcy After 116 Years In Business by trainor

Comment on Gibson Guitar Faces Imminent Bankruptcy After 116 Years In Business by trainor

Comment on Gibson Guitar Faces Imminent Bankruptcy After 116 Years In Business by trainor

Comment on Gibson Guitar Faces Imminent Bankruptcy After 116 Years In Business by Dan

Billboard Biz

From Britney Spears to Cher, Here's a Round-Up of Music Stars With Multiple Las Vegas Residencies

Super Junior Score Second Latin Chart Hit With Reik on 'One More Time'

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift Gains After Politics Post & AMAs, John Lennon's 'Imagine' Returns

Amy Schumer, Tinashe & More Support Rihanna's Reported Refusal to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime: 'I Wonder Why More White Players Aren't Kneeling'

DJ Snake's 'Taki Taki' Surpasses 100 Million YouTube Views

US Copyright Office

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 731

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 730

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 729

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 728

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 727

AIMP NEWS

October 4, 2018

October News
  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels. If you missed the LA September panel UNCONVENTIONAL MONEY: Royalty Sources You Might Not Think Of, Members can view the video, as well as all archives, here. All are welcome to view a sampling of video clips here.
  • On October 11th, the The Music Modernization Act was signed into law by President Trump after the House of Representatives unanimously approved passage of the U.S. Senate’s version of the MMA, which had itself been approved by that chamber the week prior.  
  • Read David Israelite's guest op-ed, "The Music Modernization Act Marks a New Era for the Music Industry."
  • Also, The Music Modernization Act: A Breakdown of the Benefits for Artists and Songwriters, by Wallace E. J. Collins, III, Esq. 
  • What will the new EU Copyright Law mean for media, tech companies and users?  Read more about it here.  
  • On September 30, the U.S. and Canada announced that they had reached an agreement in their negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. With all three parties coming to an agreement, it’s anticipated that the new deal will be signed in the coming months. The text of the updated agreement can be found here and the intellectual property chapter can be found here
  • ASCAP member Julian Hornik receives the 2018 Sammy Cahn  Award. Read more about him here
  • BMI London Awards - Harry Gregson-Williams and other top songwriters are honored.  Read more about them here.  
  • SESAC celebrates its CMA Awards nominees.  Read more about them here.  
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