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Congrats to SESAC’s Peter Cooper, Thomm Jutz and Milan Miller

SESAC Affiliates Receive Dove Awards Nominations

SESAC Signs Global Superstar Adele

SESAC’S US Radio Deal Hailed as ‘Historic Benchmark’ for New Era of Broadcast Royalties

SESAC Executives Kelli Turner and Dennis Lord Named to Billboard’s 2017 Nashville Country Power Players


Their First Broadway Experience!

Special New Year Discount on the ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO

Special Holiday Discount on the ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO


News: “Yours If You Want It” No. One Party

News: Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la Interpretación del Decreto de Consentimiento de BMI del DOJ

News: BMI Responde a la Apelación de la Victoria de su Decreto de Consentimiento del DOJ

News: BMI Responds to DOJ’s Appeal of its Consent Decree Victory

Events: BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles

Digital Music News

Leaked Info Shows Goldman Sachs Dumping $75 Million In Spotify Shares

Google, CD Baby, Deezer Join Spotify by Removing Neo-Nazi Bands

Styx to Perform the World’s First Show for Hearing Aid Wearers

A Message to the Neo-Nazi In Charlottesville Who Wore a Johnny Cash T-Shirt

iKON Fans Declare War on the Band’s Label, YG Entertainment

Billboard Biz

Girls' Generation Reflects On a Decade As K-Pop Icons, Their Fans & Future

Selena Gomez Confirms Marshmello Collaboration: 'It's One of My Favorite Songs'

Marcus Mumford, Jarvis Cocker & More to Play Charity Soccer Match to Benefit London's Grenfell Tower Fire

Dave Koz & Larry Graham Talk Working 'Side by Side' on New Tour, Music

Samuel L. Jackson Shows He Can Sing Like a 'Motherf---er' in New Capital One Ad

US Copyright Office

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 676

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 675

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 674

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 673

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 672


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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