Bipartisan group of U.S. representatives have introduced the American Music Fairness Act, which will ensure artists are fairly compensated when their songs are played on terrestrial radio stations.
In a candid panel spearheaded by the Recording Academy and the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Dr. Cameron Webb discussed vaccine acceptance among Black communities and a return to live music.
Before the pandemic hit, music creators were already hobbled by the rise of streaming platforms. Now, their "Discovery Mode" is facing scrutiny from the House Judiciary Committee.
On June 1, the Recording Academy hosted its annual Louisiana Music Advocacy Day at the State Capitol, where Tarriona “Tank” Ball of Tank and the Bangas performed and local Academy members met with legislators and representatives.
Former Congressman Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) will serve as the musicFIRST campaign's Chairman and lead the charge to secure rights and fair compensation for all music creators.
As Harvey Mason jr. stated during the 2021 GRAMMY Awards show, he initially joined the Recording Academy so he could vote for himself. But this humble admission belies two decades as an outspoken champion and advocate for all music creators.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has received almost 12,000 applications from the SVOG, but still has enough money for more applicants.
The 12-part program will brief the creative membership of each Recording Academy chapter and its new Songwriters & Composers Wing on the MLC’s new service.
Empowering creators to have control over their own intellectual property is a fundamental and constitutionally protected right in America.
The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) collected $40 million in payments to registered music makers, songwriters and composers. Register today to claim or match any mechanical royalties owed to you.
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.
Returning to Capitol Hill Sept. 22, 2021, GRAMMYs on the Hill will bring together congressional leaders and music creators to recognize the power of advocacy and continue the fight for creators' rights.
Americans for the Arts' National Arts Action Summit touched on how to fairly compensate music creators and streamline the visa process for artists traveling to the United States.
The Small Business Administration officially launched the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal on Thursday, April 26, a welcomed development for many live venue operators and professionals.