German Music Publishers Association

  1. German Music Publishers Call on Streaming Services to Pay 'Fair Share' to Rights Holders

    April 22, 2015 12:43 PM EDT "The boom in streaming services such as Spotify, Napster and Deezer cannot hide the fact that the amounts which artists receive from them are far too small and a long way from being reasonable. The 60,000 composers, lyricists and music publis ...

  2. German Publishers Demand Govt Action On Piracy

    June 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT German music publishers have called upon the federal government to implement a warning system to clamp down on the illegal use of music on the Internet. At the German Music Publishers Association's (DMV) annual conference in Dresden, DMV pres ...

  3. German Publishers Decry 'Unjust' Copyright Rules

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT German politicians were to blame for making it too easy for music pirates to go undetected in the interests of data privacy, Dagmar Sikorski, president of the German Music Publishers Association, said during the association's annual conferenc ...

  4. German Artists Protest Royalty Rate Cut

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran German rocker Marius Müller-Westernhagen and hip-hop artist Xavier Naidoo are among the prominent German artists and songwriters who have signed a resolution protesting the German record Veteran German rocker Marius Müller-Western ...

  5. German Authors, Publishers Battle Royalty Rate Cut

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST German authors rights society GEMA has joined forces with the German Music Publishers Association (DMV) to oppose the German IFPI chapter's recent move to reduce the mechanical rate. German authors rights society GEMA has joined forces with t ...