The CASE Act could revolutionise the power small creators have over their work – Here’s how

How can we protect ourselves in a transforming industry, as art is becoming more and more independent? The CASE Act is part of a new and changing world for small and independent creators. A new…

Peloton made almost $1 billion in a year, what do artists see?

As Peloton prepare to take their business to an IPO after making nearly $1 billion in a year, artists are seeing next to none of the profits. Peloton are an incredibly successful fitness company who…

Music publishers sued this fitness company and now Peloton’s fighting back

Fitness startup Peloton aren’t taking the lawsuit against them lying down, in fact they’re suing music publishers right back. In March a lawsuit came to light that saw music publishers moved to sue a fitness…

Spotify want songwriters to be paid more but they’re appealing against royalty increases

Spotify have appealed against the Copyright Royalty Boards new rates but they say they support the increased streaming rates. The US Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) have defined the new royalty rate that services will legally…

Streaming royalties to rise almost 50% for songwriters, US Copyright Board declare

After almost a year of discussion over music streaming rates it has been decided that songwriter’s rates will rise 50% in the next 5 years. Last march the United States Copyright Royalty Board began talks…

Songwriters petition as streaming royalties are being set by the copyright board

America’s Copyright Royalty Board are currently setting the standard streaming royalty rates for the next 5 years with songwriters and labels fighting services for an increase. Yesterday the Copyright Royalty Board went to court to…

Music Publisher’s write open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump

Following the surprise (or not) election of Donald Trump the American National Music Publishers Association has written to the President-Elect with their wishes for the future of the music industry. Music has become more accessible…