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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

Events: BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York

Events: California Copyright Conference Holiday Party & Annual “Apollo Awards”: Sherman Oaks, CA

News: Nomination Period Extended For Songwriter-Member Seats of Music Licensing Collective Board/Committee

Events: BMI Songwriter Series @ Westfield World Trade Center: New York City

Events: BMI Acoustic Lounge - Los Angeles

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

Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Extends Reign Over Australia's Singles Chart

NCT 127 Score First No. 1 on World Digital Song Sales With 'Simon Says'

Buju Banton Free After Federal Drug Sentence

Anuel AA Talks About His Tour, 6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj and More: Exclusive

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Chill Backstage and Braid Hair After a Big Week

US Copyright Office

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 735

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 734

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 733

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 732

U.S. Copyright Office, NewsNet Issue 731

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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