Singer Jennifer Lopez is not the first entertainer to apologize for performing for a political leader with a checkered human rights history, but her appearance singing “Happy Birthday” to the leader…
There were nods to the future as well as the past at ASCAP's 28th annual Film and TV Music Awards. The performing rights org's Paul Williams encouraged those in attendance June 20 at the BevHilton to…
The Sound of Change benefit concert in London — headlined by Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez — delivered a heady cocktail of high-energy music, Hollywood star power and women’s rights politics on…
After nearly 10 years steering performing-rights group BMI as president and CEO, Del Bryant will ankle the position come June of 2014, the org announced May 1. A four-decade veteran of BMI, Bryant…
Fast-multiplying streaming services are beautiful music to fans' ears — but can produce earaches for some in the larger music industry.
The line between music and film festivals, which began blurring a decade or so back, is now all but obliterated, as borne out by the significant presence both major performing rights societies have…
Where to find what you need is the film and music biz
Frances Preston, former president-CEO of publishing rights org BMI, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure in Nashville. She was 83.
Performing rights org ASCAP released its final tallies for 2011 today, with revenues up, and operating expenses down.
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For the first time in more than a decade, composers and lyricists working in film, TV and videogames are considering unionization.