BMI

  1. Preston Hands BMI Reins To Bryant

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Del R. Bryant today (Aug. 23) assumed the post of president/CEO of BMI, about a week earlier than had been expected. One of Bryant's first actions as chief will be to preside over Friday's BMI Urban A Del R. Bryant today (Aug. 23) assume ...

  2. Pat Collins Upped To SESAC Chief

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bill Velez exits after 11 years. Pat Collins has been promoted to president/COO of Nashville-based performing rights organization SESAC, Billboard.biz has learned. Collins succeeds Bill Velez, who has stepped down after 11 years with the company, ...

  3. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. Congress has only about three weeks left to wrap up its entire legislative calendar. This includes top priorities such as deliberations on Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills Hea ...

  4. BMI Pop Awards Celebrate Brian Wilson

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was honored with the BMI Icon Award during the performing-rights organization's 52nd annual Pop Awards. Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was honored with the BMI Icon Award during the performing-rights org ...

  5. Hatch Lauds Outgoing BMI Head Preston

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has joined the chorus in praise of BMI chairman/CEO Frances Preston. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has joined the chorus in prais ...

  6. ASCAP Take On Digital-Download Royalties A Joke

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP is now attempting to claim that both a mechanical royalty and a performance royalty are owed for digital downloads. U.S. copyright law grants musical works rights holders various exclusive rights, including the right to reproduction and the ...

  7. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  8. ASCAP Signs On To FastTrack Alliance

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST ASCAP has joined the FastTrack international alliance of performing rights groups. FastTrack operates a digital network of copyrights, with the aim of facilitating international licensing and royalty ASCAP has joined the FastTrack international al ...

  9. ASCAP Signs On To FastTrack Alliance

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST ASCAP has joined the FastTrack international alliance of performing rights groups. FastTrack operates a digital network of copyrights, with the aim of facilitating international licensing and royalty ASCAP has joined the FastTrack international al ...

  10. BMI Licenses Songs To Digital Jukebox Firm

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMI is licensing the public performance of the 4.5 million songs it represents to San Francisco and Tokyo-based Ecast Inc. NEW YORK--BMI is licensing the public performance of the 4.5 million songs it represents to San Francisco and Tokyo-based Ec ...

  11. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. Jackson can now conduct an audit of UMG's BMI Licenses Songs To Digital Jukebox Fir ...

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