Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) has introduced legislation to require that broadcasters compensate artists and labels when their music is played over the airwaves, adding to the long history of efforts by the…
Internet Radio Fairness Act
Fast-multiplying streaming services are beautiful music to fans' ears -- but can produce earaches for some in the larger music industry.
Updated: 6:11 p.m. PDT LAS VEGAS–News Corp. president and COO Chase Carey told the opening gathering at the NAB Show Monday that if Fox does not prevail in the Aereo case, it will consider turning…
As the embattled music industry continued to morph in 2012, a few trends were clear: Players at the top of heap continued to consolidate, digital distribution and streaming became the rule, not the…
Pandora pressed its case for lower rates for music licensing to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to support a bill that would put it in parity with cable and satellite radio but at the…
The knives are out for legislation that would lower the royalty rate that Internet radio services like Pandora pay to artists, as more than 100 musicians on Wednesday urged Congress to reject a bill…
Continuing efforts to reduce its overall royalty payments, internet radio service Pandora has filed a suit against performing rights org ASCAP.
Nothing involving digital music is ever clear-cut, and things tend to become especially sticky when the federal government gets involved.
Culminating in his first Emmy win for actor in a miniseries or movie, Kevin Costner has mounted an impressive comeback year on the back of his lead role in History's "Hatfields & McCoys," leading to…
Glassnote Entertainment, home of Mumford & Sons and Phoenix, has become the second music firm to make a revenue-sharing deal with broadcasting giant Clear Channel for terrestrial and digital radio.