Copyright collection societies

  1. King Crowned PRS Deputy Chairman

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's Performing Right Society has appointed Andrew King as deputy chairman (publisher), with effect from Jan. 1, 2007. King, who is GM of Mute Song, will succeed Nigel Elderton in the PRS role fo Britain's Performing Right Society h ...

  2. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach ...

  3. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three online companies continue with Tribunal action. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. A ...

  4. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. ...

  5. MusicNet, Napster Settle With MCPS-PRS

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. MusicNet and Napster have reached a settlement with the U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance over online and mobile royalty rates. ...

  6. Euro Societies May Compete With Publishers

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission has ensured that collecting societies may enter the music publishing or record production business and may continue giving rebates to attract record company licensees. The European Commission has ensured that collecting soc ...

  7. Singer To Split With U.K.'s MCPS-PRS

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 months after joining the collecting society. Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 mont ...

  8. Singer To Split With U.K.'s MCPS-PRS

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 months after joining the collecting society. Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 mont ...

  9. 9,000 Artists, 2,000 Indie Labels Owed Royalties

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT SoundExchange trying to locate them by Dec. 15. SoundExchange is trying to locate about 9,000 recording artists and 2,000 independent record companies before Dec. 15 when their claims for performance royalties will no longer be accepted for 1996 t ...

  10. ASCAP Earmarks $2.6m For Songwriters

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Payments to be made in January. ASCAP has awarded nearly 5,600 songwriters with $2.68 million for 2006-2007. The payments—which will be made in January—are part of a program to reward writers in the early and middle stages of their careers whose m ...

  11. Buma/Stemra, MCPS To Discuss eMusic Argument

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Collecting societies to meet on Pan-European license. Collecting societies to meet on Pan-European license. News ...

  12. Buma/Stemra, MCPS To Discuss eMusic Argument

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Buma/Stemra and MCPS-PRS Alliance are to enter into talks to hammer out a solution to eMusic's contested pan-European license, executives at the music download store said today (Sept. 18). Buma/Stemra and MCPS-PRS Alliance are to enter into t ...

  13. MCPS-PRS Rebukes eMusic's Pan-Europe System

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Buma/Stemra does not have 'correct license.' Buma/Stemra does not have 'correct license.' News ...

  14. MCPS-PRS Rebukes eMusic's Pan-Europe System

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance is contesting the validity of eMusic's pan-European licensing structure. In a statement issued today (Sept. 15), the London-based authors' rights society warned that the n The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Allian ...

  15. MCPS-PRS Rebukes eMusic's Pan-Europe System

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance is contesting the validity of eMusic's pan-European licensing structure. In a statement issued today (Sept. 15), the London-based authors' rights society warned that the n The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Allian ...

  16. BMI Revenues Up

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMI revenues increased 7% over the previous year to reach more than $779 million for its fiscal year 2005-2006, the performing right organization reported today (Aug. 28). The revenues resulted in an BMI revenues increased 7% over the previous yea ...

  17. U.K. Charts Company OCC Appoints New Exec

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Meriel Blackburn joins as head of charts operations. The Official U.K. Charts Company (OCC) has appointed Meriel Blackburn to be the new head of chart operations. She reports to Omar Maskatiya, OCC chart director, and replaces Paul Want, who leave ...

  18. Faulder To Joins MCPS-PRS

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IP expert take new role with Alliance. Sarah Faulder is returning to the British music industry. With effect from Sept. 4, Faulder will assume the newly-created role as public affairs director for the MCPS-PRS Alliance in London. She will relocate ...

  19. Faulder To Joins MCPS-PRS

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IP expert take new role with Alliance. Sarah Faulder is returning to the British music industry. With effect from Sept. 4, Faulder will assume the newly-created role as public affairs director for the MCPS-PRS Alliance in London. She will relocate ...

  20. MCPS Bolsters Exec Team

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s mechanical rights organization MCPS has unveiled a spate of promotions and appointments. The U.K.'s mechanical rights organization MCPS has unveiled a spate of promotions and appointments. Paul Clements, who has served at the ...

  21. Medress Joins SoundExchange

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will work to contact performers owed royalties. Hank Medress has joined the performance rights organization SoundExchange as a special consultant of artist membership. Medress, a songwriter, producer, music industry executive and original member o ...

  22. Bee Gees' Gibb Backs Euro Collecting Societies

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Bee Gees' Robin Gibb has appealed to European regulators not to break up the network of collecting societies that gather royalties for recording artists. The Bee Gees' Robin Gibb has appealed to European regulators not to break up th ...

  23. Record Revenues For PPL, VPL

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd and its sister company Video Performance Ltd today (May 23) said its combined annual results for 2005 hit an all-time high. British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd and its sis ...

  24. NMPA, DiMA Offer Digital Licensing Solution

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Presented in hearing held by House Subcommittee. The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the Digital Media Assn. have come up with a proposed solution to streamline the licensing of compositions for audio-only digital deliveries of music. A ...

  25. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  26. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  27. CISAC and BIEM Applaud DDEX

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Data exchange hailed as 'significant step.' CISAC and BIEM, the international umbrella groups for collecting societies, on Friday (May 5) welcomed the pan-industry development of the Digital Data Exchange. As reported yesterday , the DDE ...

  28. CISAC and BIEM Applaud DDEX

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CISAC and BIEM, the international umbrella groups for collecting societies, on Friday (May 5) welcomed the pan-industry development of the Digital Data Exchange. CISAC and BIEM, the international umbrella groups for collecting societies, on Friday ...

  29. Industry Giants Team Up For Digital Data Exchange

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Major record labels, technology companies and publisher groups have formed a membership-based organization to create standards for communicating information necessary to license and sell digital enter Major record labels, technology companies and ...

  30. OFT OKs U.K. Collecting Societies Merger

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British corporate regulator the Office of Fair Trading has given the green light to a proposed merger of Britain's three collecting societies representing performers. British corporate regulator the Office of Fair Trading has given the green ...

  31. The Beat

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP's first "I Create Music" Expo, held recently in Los Angeles, brought together an unprecedented number of top songwriters/producers/artists for three days to discuss the creation and business of ASCAP's first "I Creat ...

  32. The Beat

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP's first "I Create Music" Expo, held recently in Los Angeles, brought together an unprecedented number of top songwriters/producers/artists for three days to discuss the creation and business of ASCAP's first "I Creat ...

  33. EMI Music Pub, Skype Enter Global Deal

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact to make collecting payments more accurate. EMI Music Publishing has made an unprecedented deal with global Internet communications company Skype, the Internet telephony (VoIP) network, licensing its catalog worldwide for Skype's soon-to- ...

  34. Concord Music Group Names East Coast GM

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gillis moves to newly created role. Concord Music Group has appointed Neil Gillis to the newly created position of east coast GM. Gillis will focus on strategic partnerships and international licensing. He will also actively seek opportunities in ...

  35. CISAC Responds To Objections

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Regulatory arm of European Union sent objections in Jan. CISAC, an international umbrella group for collecting societies, has sent a written response to the European Commission's Statement of Objections concerning questionable anti-competitiv ...

  36. CISAC Responds To Objections

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Regulatory arm of EU sent objections in Jan. CISAC, an international umbrella group for collecting societies, has sent a written response to the European Commission's Statement of Objections concerning questionable anti-competitive activities ...

  37. BUMA Backs EC Royalty Collection Reforms

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BUMA, the Dutch authors' rights society, has broken ranks to publicly support the European Commission's plans to overhaul Europe's licensing system. BUMA, the Dutch authors' rights society, has broken ranks to publicly support ...

  38. BUMA Backs EC Royalty Collection Reforms

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dutch warn Brussels to 'navigate issue with care.' BUMA, the Dutch authors' rights society, has broken ranks to publicly support the European Commission's plans to overhaul Europe's licensing system. In a statement issued ...

  39. ASCAP Honors Composer Mark Isham

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mark Isham was presented the prestigious Henry Mancini Award at ASCAP's 21st annual Film and Television Music Awards gala held Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Cal Mark Isham was presented the prestigious ...

  40. ASCAP Ups Dan Keen To VP

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently assistant VP. Dan Keen is upped to VP of membership at ASCAP in Nashville. He has been with the performing rights organization for 11 years, most recently as assistant VP. Keen reports to ASCAP senior VP Connie Bradley. In a prepared ...

  41. Harry Fox, BMG Columbia House Enter Licensing Deal

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Follows HFA's objection to proposed settlement. The Harry Fox Agency has entered into a mechanical licensing deal for record clubs with BMG Columbia House, the largest U.S. direct-to-customer distributor of music and movies. The deal follows ...

  42. BMI: Ringtone Sales To Surpass $600 Million

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Projections based on past seven quarters data. BMI is projecting U.S. ringtone retail sales this year will surpass $600 million, up $100 million from last year. BMI tracks census sales data on more than 325 outlets for the sale of mobile entertain ...

  43. BMI: Ringtone Sales To Surpass $600 Million

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMI is projecting U.S. ringtone retail sales this year will surpass $600 million, up $100 million from last year. BMI tracks census sales data on more than 325 outlets for the sale of mobile entertain BMI is projecting U.S. ringtone retail sales t ...

  44. Sweden's STIM Reports Record Royalties Abroad

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Swedish collecting society STIM has reported income generated from abroad reached an all time-high in 2005. Swedish collecting society STIM has reported income generated from abroad reached an all time-high in 2005. According to its preliminary ac ...

  45. Copyright Tribunal To Hear BPI, MCPS-PRS Dispute

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Month-long hearing starts Sept. 25. The U.K. Copyright Tribunal has set aside a four-week period from Sept. 25 to hear the ongoing online dispute between U.K. labels body the BPI and collecting society the MCPS-PRS Alliance. As previously reported ...

  46. ASCAP Revenues Up $50M In 2005

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST ASCAP reported increased revenues for 2005 totaling more than $749 million, $50 million more than the prior year. The 6% increase resulted in royalty payments to members topping $645 million. ASCAP reported increased revenues for 2005 totaling mor ...

  47. MCPS-PRS Alliance Revenues Up 10%

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST British authors rights society MCPS-PRS Alliance has recorded its most successful year ever in 2005. Revenues collected by the Alliance reached £524.7 million ($919.6 million) in 2005, up close t British authors rights society MCPS-PRS Al ...

  48. U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance Forges Podcast License

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's authors' rights body MCPS-PRS Alliance has launched a breakthrough trial license for podcasting. Through the initiative, podcasters can obtain authorized access to the 10 million-odd works r Britain's authors' rights ...

  49. U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance Forges Podcast License

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance has launched a breakthrough trial license for podcasting. Through the initiative, podcasters can obtain authorized access to the 10 million-odd works represented by the joi Britain's authors' rights body ...

  50. Britain's Three Collecting Societies To Merge

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's record company and performers collecting societies have taken formal steps to form a single body to represent U.K. performers. In a statement issued today (March 6), PPL said it has moved to Britain's three collecting societies ...

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