The latest COVID relief package included the Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation program. How does the MEUC help creators?
On Jan. 1, 2021, the MLC began administering the new blanket mechanical licenses for streaming and download services, a welcomed development for music creators.
From securing COVID relief for struggling music creators to getting out the vote with #MusicVotes, let's take a moment to reflect on a year of advocacy wins.
After a year of hearings, Chairman Tillis (R-N.C.) has introduced the discussion draft of a bill to reform the DMCA, a welcomed sign for music creators.
In the waning days of the 116th Congress, a bipartisan package includes new COVID relief and more.
On Tuesday, the Senate held a hearing to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the live event industry.
While the CARES Act was a crucial lifeline, many of the pro-creator programs will expire at the end of the year—here’s how Congress can step in to help struggling creators.
Today, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced the HITS Act in the Senate, serving as a companion to the version introduced in the House.
In a recent opinion piece, Recording Academy Chair and Interim President/CEO Harvey Mason jr. calls on Congress to take action to help the entire music ecosystem.
As the music ecosystem struggles to survive the impact of COVID-19, Josh Abbott calls on Congress to pass the HITS Act, ensuring that music plays on after the lockdowns are lifted.
With the forthcoming changes to the digital mechanical royalties landscape happening in 2021, the Recording Academy hosted a special webinar to explain how the MLC will benefit creators.
At a time when the music ecosystem is struggling, Spotify is encouraging creators to decrease their already low royalty rate in exchange for additional promotion.
Ahead of the Mechanical Licensing Collective Webinar next week, we've put together a helpful list of the five things you need to know about the MLC.
With venues serving as poll locations and artists activating their fan bases, the music community is banding together to make sure every voice is heard at the ballot box and show that #MusicVotes.