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  1. Future of Music Coalition's Artist Revenue Study @MIDEM: Fan-Funding, Grants Outweigh Merch, Sponsorship

    January 31, 2012 2:02 PM EST The first results of the Future of Music Coalition's Artist Revenue Stream project http://futureofmusic.org/article/research/artist-revenue-streams show the average musician gets more from fans and grants than merchandise and corporate sponso ...

  2. Future of Music Coalition Summit Day Two: It's Possible For Musicians To Thrive, But No Easy Answers

    October 05, 2011 7:45 AM EDT Rapper and community activist Che "Rhymefest" Smith talks about the Chicago music scene and his non-profit program Power of Purpose, which teaches young people civic engagement and community organizing through music-making. (Photo: Sarah ...

  3. Future of Music Coalition Summit Day One: How Can Musicians Afford To Keep The Lights On?

    October 04, 2011 8:15 AM EDT Keeping The Lights On: Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen spoke about writing the theme song for "The Colbert Report" as one of the way he earns income at this year's Future of Music Coalition's annual policy summit in Washingt ...

  4. This Week in Music With Ian Rogers: Future of Music Coalition's Kristin Thomson

    September 27, 2011 6:00 AM EDT In the 12th episode of This Week In Music, Ian Rogers sits down with Future of Music Coalition's Kristin Thomson to talk about FMC's initiatives. Future of Music Coalition is a national nonprofit organization that works to ensure a diver ...

  5. Future of Music Coalition to Launch Survey on Artist Revenue Streams

    July 27, 2011 11:46 AM EDT The Future of Music Coalition is undertaking a project that will answer two basic questions: what percentage of musicians' income comes from each possible revenue source and how has that changed over the last ten years? From September 6 to Oc ...

  6. Recap: Future Of Music Summit 2009

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT This year's Future of Music Summit, held from Sunday to Tuesday in Washington, D.C., had its usual mix of intelligence and meaningful discourse. The appearance of Senator Al Franken, who once drew a map of the lower 48 in under two minutes on ...

  7. Analysis: Strive for Transparency, Not Fairness

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As digital business models continue to evolve, compensating music creators continues to be a hot button topic and the recently released guidelines for artist contracts, "Principles for Musician Compensation in New Business Models," from ...

  8. Chaitovitz Named FMC Executive Director

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ann Chaitovitz has been named executive director of the Future of Music Coalition (FMC). Chaitovitz, based in Washington, D.C., will report to FMC's board of directors and will assume her new role February 4. Chaitovitz most recently worked a ...

  9. FMC: Clear Channel Asking Artists To Sign Away Digital Royalties

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Future of Music Coalition says Clear Channel, in accepting music submissions from artists for possible play on the air and online, is forcing "local and independent artists to give up hard-won performance royalties as a condition for cons ...

  10. FMC Discusses Payola, Online Licensing And LPFMs

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Federal involvement in payola, online music licensing and low power FM (LPFM) stations were the hot topics at this year's Future of Music Coalition Summit held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal involvement in payola, ...

  11. Payola, Online Licensing and LPFMs

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Report from the Future of Music Coalition Summit. Federal involvement in payola, online music licensing and low power FM (LPFM) stations were the hot topics at this year's Future of Music Coalition Summit held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C. ...

  12. No Supreme Court Review Of Ownership Rules

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Appeals of broadcasters, newspaper owners denied. The Supreme Court today (June 13) denied the appeal of broadcasters and newspaper owners to review FCC ownership rules, keeping in place limitations on the number of radio stations, TV channels and ...

  13. NY State Attorney General Targets Radio Promotion

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI has confirmed that it has received a request "for information regarding practices in connection with the promotion of records on New York state radio stations." The announcement followed an Oct. 2 EMI has confirmed that it has receiv ...

  14. Update: Artists' Groups Laud Spitzer Action

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT FMC, AFTRA have decried 'pay for play' at federal level. FMC, AFTRA have decried 'pay for play' at federal level. News ...

  15. Update: Artists' Groups Laud Spitzer Action

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT FMC, AFTRA have decried 'pay for play' at federal level. EMI has confirmed that it has received a request from New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer “for information regarding practices in connection with the promotion of records ...