The NMPA’s boss feels positive streaming rate increases will stay in the US

A recent decision by the US Copyright Royalty Board to increase songwriter’s streaming rates is being appealed but artist representatives and the NMPA remain hopeful. Last year, the US Copyright Royalty Board declared a decision…

Deezer are re-inventing how artists get paid for music streaming

In the name of getting artists paid fairly, Deezer are adopting a UCPS system that completely changes streaming payouts. Music streaming has revolutionised the music industry, in many amazing ways and as well as fairly…

Pandora Plea For Lower Royalty Rates Falls of Death Ears in Congress

Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy told Congress in the US that they need lower copyright royalty rates or Pandora will be in trouble. It seemed like these pleas fell of deaf ears. At a hearing before…