Music Publishers Association

  1. Google, Amazon Among ICANN Applicants For .music Domain

    June 13, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Eight groups, including Google and Amazon, have submitted applications with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to be the exclusive operator of the .music domain. Five difference groups have applied for .tickets and doz ...

  2. Jeremy Fabinyi Leaves Europe for Australasian Music Publishers Association

    March 20, 2012 2:43 PM EDT After more than a decade working in the European rights business, industry vet Jeremy Fabinyi is heading home to Australia where he will return to the helm of the country's music publishers' trade body. With effect from April 10, Fabinyi ...

  3. MCPS Outlines Northern European Alliance Strategy

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Consolidation is key to growing rights revenue generated by U.K. collecting societies PRS For Music (PRS) and the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS). That was the central message from Robert Ashcroft , PRS CEO and executive director, M ...

  4. BBC, MPA Deal Boosts Classical Audience

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST A new deal signed between the British Broadcasting Corporation and the MPA (Music Publishers Association), acting on behalf of its members, is enabling the BBC to grow its global audience for contemporary classical music. The agreement was brokere ...

  5. ISPs Hit Out As U.K. P2P Consultation Ends

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The music industry umbrella trade group U.K. Music has given its backing to suspension of Internet accounts of file-sharers "as a last resort," while Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have shown their strong resistance to any technical s ...

  6. MCPS Finances Hit By Interest Rate Slump

    June 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The sudden fall in interest rates has forced the U.K.'s Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) to implement a far-reaching review of operations in order to cut costs. Speaking at the Music Publishers Association (MPA) annual general m ...

  7. Industry, Educators Connect On Licensing

    June 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) and the Music Publishers Association (MPA) have reached a collaboration with the National Association for Music Education (MENC) and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) to connect America's music educator ...

  8. Publishers 'Dismayed' At YouTube Decision

    March 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Music Publishers Association (MPA) has voiced its concern at Google's decision to remove music videos from YouTube over a rates row with collecting society PRS for Music, while there are reports the dispute could affect the My ...

  9. Sharkey To Helm British Music Rights

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Feargal Sharkey has been appointed CEO of British Music Rights and Andy Heath has become chairman of the body, which represents 50,000 U.K. composers, songwriters and publishers. Sharkey, the former Undertones singer and solo artist, has recently ...

  10. U.K. Minister Hodge Joins AIM Confab

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Government minister Margaret Hodge and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills will be among the panellists at AIM's Investing in Music discussion being held Jan. 10 in London. The U.K. independent sector's trade body is hosting the invite-o ...

  11. Acts Unveils For Midem Brit Night

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reverend & The Makers and Richard Hawley are among the acts confirmed for the British Music at Midem event, a showcase for rising U.K. artists to perform for the global music industry. British Music at Midem, which includes an acoustic set fol ...

  12. U.K.'s MPA Calls For Stronger Bonds With BPI

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. publishing industry must place greater value in partnership and unity moving forward, attendees heard at today's annual general meeting of the Music Publishers Association (MPA) in London. MPA chairman Paul Curran, re-elected for his ...

  13. EU Parliament Votes On Pan-Euro Music Licensing

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The European Parliament today voted for binding legislation on the online music market, but warned that collective online licensing should be opened-up gradually. The European members of parliament said that a "big bang" opening of onlin ...

  14. Curran Elected Chair Of U.K.'s MPA

    July 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing U.K. group managing director Paul Curran was today elected as the new chair of the Music Publishers Association (MPA) during the trade body’s annual general meeting in London. C BMG Music Publishing U.K. group managing directo ...

  15. Chrysalis Music Ups Bell To New Rights Post

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Catherine Bell, GM of British-based independent publisher Chrysalis Music, has been appointed to the new post as director of rights. Catherine Bell, GM of British-based independent publisher Chrysalis Music, has been appointed to the new post as d ...