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iHeartMedia's recent Jingle Ball Concert raises an important question about remunerating music creators — and draws attention to important legislation like the American Music Fairness Act.
In October, streaming services again asked the Copyright Royalty Board to lower royalty rates for songwriters. Here's a breakdown of what that might mean over the next several years.
Included as part of the Build Back Better Act, the Recording Academy backed HITS Act passed the House of Representatives 220-213 and awaits consideration in the Senate.
Not only is the sheer length of his service impressive, but his steadfast dedication to creator’s rights has made a huge impact over the last 47 years.
On the 101st anniversary of the first commercial radio broadcast, musicFIRST and a consortium of music creators have launched a campaign to pay artists fairly when they're played on the airwaves.
Recording Academy members came together for the first-ever Behind The Record Advocacy day to virtually meet U.S. senators and representatives to discuss the issues impacting the music community today. Here’s what happened.
Taking place Thursday, Oct. 14, Behind The Record Advocacy will see hundreds of Recording Academy members virtually meet with nearly 200 U.S Senators and Representatives to educate them on the creators behind their favorite record and discuss the key issues impacting the music community.
In his role, works with the Recording Academy's leadership to develop policy positions on issues affecting the music community and represents the interests of the Academy's members before Congress and federal agencies.
A new national poll commissioned by musicFIRST shows that the American public backs bold action to ensure that artists are fairly paid when played on AM/FM radio.
Behind the Record Advocacy is a new virtual advocacy program for Academy members to advance the rights of creators behind the record.
GRAMMY Advocacy returns to Twitter Spaces with a special conversation about songwriter advocacy featuring the Academy’s Chief Advocacy and Public Policy Officer, Managing Director of the Songwriter and Composer Wing and Chair of the Songwriter and Composer Wing.
The 20th Anniversary of GRAMMYs on the Hill has been postponed to April 2022 "due to increasing public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 variants and the nature of the awards reception and dinner," Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason jr. said in a statement.
August is the traditional summer recess month for Congress where they're out of session, but they're back in September for a flurry of legislative action. To that end, here are some key topics to watch out for.