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Steven Tyler Calls On Politicians To “Protect And Respect Copyright”

Legendary singer-songwriter Steven Tyler spoke out about copyright issues in an op-ed for The Huffington Post Wednesday, calling on politicians to be more active in working to protect copyright. The Aerosmith frontman discussed his role as a founding member...

Music Business Roundup: Copyright Royalty Board Question, Razor & Tie Join With Concord Bicycle Group, & More

Each week on Songwriter U, Songspace recaps the top stories in the world of music business. Here’s everything you need to know from the week ending on October 2nd.Copyright Royalty Board Questions Rates The Copyright Royalty Board asked a question this week...

Music Business Roundup: “Happy Birthday” Copyright, UphoricTV & More

"Happy Birthday" Copyright Claims Invalid If you've ever been in a restaurant and they sing for someone's birthday, you'll notice they never sing the traditional "Happy Birthday" song. That's due to Warner/Chappell (and previously other publishers) claiming the copyright to...

Music Business Roundup: Martin Bandier’s Letter, BBC Music Service, & More

Martin Bandier Talks DoJ's Proposal Earlier in the week, Sony/ATV's Chairman & CEO Martin Bandier wrote a letter to all of the company's songwriters. He urged them to go to the NMPA's (National Music Publisher's Association) town hall meeting in...

Music Business Roundup: PLAYS Search Engine, Spotify Content, & More

Each week on Songwriter U, Songspace recaps the top stories in the world of music business. Here’s everything you need to know from the week ending on August 14th.PLAYS Search Engine Launches The digital performing rights organization SoundExchange has launched a new...

Music Business Roundup: Dept. Of Justice Proposal, BMG Partnership, & More

Each week on Songwriter U, Songspace recaps the top stories in the world of music business. Here’s everything you need to know from the week ending on July 31st.Department Of Justice Proposes New Rule The announcement that the Department of Justice is...

Music Business Roundup: Tidal Sued, YouTube Grows Revenues, & More

Each week on Songwriter U, Songspace recaps the top stories in the world of music business. Here’s everything you need to know from the week ending on July 17th.Tidal Sued for $50 Million Bryan Williams from Cash Money Records has sued Tidal...

Music Business Roundup: SESAC Buys HFA, SoundScan Report, & More

SESAC Buys HFA The smallest of the three performing rights organizations in the United States, SESAC, has bought the mechanical rights firm Harry Fox Agency. The price tag comes in somewhere around $20 million, less than what HFA was reported...

Music Business Roundup: Project Lightning, Swift Leaves Out Apple, & More

Each week on Songwriter U, Songspace recaps the top stories in the world of music business. Here’s everything you need to know from the week ending on June 19th.Twitter Creates Lightning One of Twitter's main advantages is the fact that live events...
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The Imaginaries Premiere “Thinking ‘Bout You” Video

Oklahoma husband / wife Americana duo, The Imaginaries, Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), release...
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