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New Study Shows it Takes a Village to Write a Hit...

Some people think writing a hit song is easy. They're so simple - lyrics, melody, etc. But a new study found that the number...

The Production Music Awards Returning This November

Recently Sonny Digital took to social media to say that music producers need a union. That may be very true, but despite the fame/recognition...

Pennsylvania Radio Stations Battle Global Music Rights LLC

Radio Music License Committee - an organization representing over 10,000 terrestrial radio stations - is in an antitrust legal battle with music mogul Irving...

Warner Music Group May Be Close to New Deal With Spotify

Fresh off the news that Warner Music Group inked a new deal with YouTube, boss Steve Cooper and team may be close to signing...

SoundExchange Buys Canadian Publishing Rights Company CMRRA

The US music licensing organization SoundExchange just acquired a Canadian music publishing rights company called Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. The Canadian company...

Warner Music and YouTube Have Signed “Difficult” New Deal

Warner Music Group has just signed a new deal with YouTube but some say it was done "under very difficult circumstances." The new global...

Spotify Inks UMG-Style Deal With Indie Labels

Spotify has just inked a new deal with Merlin - an independent label organization - that is similar in some respects to their recently...

Pandora Losses Double, Ask Labels for New Terms

Pandora, the music streaming world's less popular option, seems to be in trouble. Shareholders are getting impatient as the company's user stats slide and...

Head of Sony’s Dire Warning to Songwriters

The head of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Martin Bandier wrote an open letter to songwriters about the current proposal in front of the US Justice...

Music Producers Should Know These Music Contracts

The music business can be a funny business to be in. There's a lot of talk right now about music licensing, royalties, revenues, copyright...