The Small Business Administration officially launched the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal on Thursday, April 8, a welcomed development for many live venue operators and professionals.
On March 30, the Recording Academy’s Texas Chapter hosted their annual advocacy day, empowering music advocates to call for creator-friendly legislative reform.
On April 8, 2021, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will officially open the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal, a welcomed development for many struggling music businesses.
Owners, operators and staff at the Station Inn, the Troubadour, the Apollo Theater and Hotel Café appeared during the 2021 GRAMMY Awards show to petition viewers for help—and to promise an epic party for them if they do.
The bipartisan and bicameral HITS Act has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives and Senate, delivering much-needed relief to music creators if passed.
Congratulations to songwriters and composers on the establishment of the Recording Academy’s Songwriters & Composers Wing!
Ahead of Sunday’s 63rd GRAMMY Awards, we want to acknowledge those nominees who have helped advance the agenda of music creators during this trying year.
The Biden Administration announced welcomed changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, increasing aid to music creators.
The Recording Academy has asked our members to reflect on their path of becoming an advocate for music and discuss the importance of using your voice to create change.
On Feb. 8, creators lost a strong advocate in Mary Wilson, who fought to leave the music ecosystem better than when she found it as a young member of The Supremes.
On Feb. 1, the Recording Academy hosted a webinar to stress the importance of music advocacy, and demonstrate the viability of creator-friendly legislation in the new legislation session.
Billboard’s recent profile told the story of how Recording Academy members and the greater music community helped Congress to shape the latest COVID relief package.
The Recording Academy congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris, and looks forward to collaborating with the new administration to aid music-makers.
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.