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Should Radio Pay Artists To Play Music?

Posted by on January 12, 2010

Right now, when a song gets played on AM or FM radio, composers and music publishing groups get paid. Should the performers be getting paid as well? That’s what the Performance Rights Act is suggesting, and after kicking around Washington for a while, it looks like action will be taken on it this year. Forbes […]

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FCC To Ask Broadcasters About Possible Music Ban

Posted by on August 13, 2009

Are some radio companies refusing to play music by artists who want to be paid when their music is played? That’s what a music coalition is alleging, and it’s sparked an FCC inquiry. There’s legislation in the works to pay artists when their songs are played on the radio, which musicFIRST, a coalition that includes the Recording […]

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