The bipartisan and bicameral HITS Act has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives and Senate, delivering much-needed relief to music creators if passed.
Congratulations to songwriters and composers on the establishment of the Recording Academy’s Songwriters & Composers Wing!
Ahead of Sunday’s 63rd GRAMMY Awards, we want to acknowledge those nominees who have helped advance the agenda of music creators during this trying year.
The Biden Administration announced welcomed changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, increasing aid to music creators.
The Recording Academy has asked our members to reflect on their path of becoming an advocate for music and discuss the importance of using your voice to create change.
On Feb. 8, creators lost a strong advocate in Mary Wilson, who fought to leave the music ecosystem better than when she found it as a young member of The Supremes.
On Feb. 1, the Recording Academy hosted a webinar to stress the importance of music advocacy, and demonstrate the viability of creator-friendly legislation in the new legislation session.
Billboard’s recent profile told the story of how Recording Academy members and the greater music community helped Congress to shape the latest COVID relief package.
The Recording Academy congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris, and looks forward to collaborating with the new administration to aid music-makers.
The latest COVID relief package included the Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation program. How does the MEUC help creators?
On Jan. 1, 2021, the MLC began administering the new blanket mechanical licenses for streaming and download services, a welcomed development for music creators.
From securing COVID relief for struggling music creators to getting out the vote with #MusicVotes, let's take a moment to reflect on a year of advocacy wins.
After a year of hearings, Chairman Tillis (R-N.C.) has introduced the discussion draft of a bill to reform the DMCA, a welcomed sign for music creators.
In the waning days of the 116th Congress, a bipartisan package includes new COVID relief and more.
On Tuesday, the Senate held a hearing to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the live event industry.