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iHeartRadio Icons Live: U2 The Making of Songs of Innocence

Bono Apologizes For Giving Away “Free” Music?

iHeartMedia hosted “iHeartRadio Icons Live: U2 The Making of Songs of Innocence” an exclusive LIVE broadcast event featuring an intimate interview with Bono and Larry Mullen, Jr., discussing the recording process and the inspiration behind the music, with host, iHeartMedia…

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BMI Songwriter Performs for Nebraska Broadcasters Association

The man behind the hits “I Melt” (Rascal Flats), “There Goes My Life” (Kenny Chesney) and “Tattoos on This Town” (Jason Aldean) was on hand to perform at the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Pinnacle Awards Dinner. bmi award-winning songwriter Wendell Mobley…

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Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Campaign Ranks Among Top 5

LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow crowdfunding campaign is now in the top five most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, and receiving the latest round of support from unexpected sources – the top four highest earning campaigns ever. Pebble, OUYA, Pono…

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Testimony of Charles Warfield at Hearing on Music Licensing

TESTIMONY OF CHARLES WARFIELD AT HEARING ON MUSIC LICENSING WASHINGTON, D.C. — YMF Media Senior Advisor Charles Warfield, NAB’s joint board chairman, testified this morning at a House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on music licensing issues….

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Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Employees

Living in Los Angeles, I have spent quite a bit of time working on projects, meeting colleagues, or just hanging out in Starbucks. I can honestly say that I always thought their employees were genuinely happy and seemed to enjoy…

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U.S. Music Publishing Industry Valued At $2.2 Billion

Wednesday at its annual meeting the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) released 2013 revenue data for the U.S. music publishing industry. Revenue across all income sources totals $2.2 billion. However, NMPA also estimated that roughly $2.3 billion is lost every…

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NAB Statement On Introduction Of Songwriter Royalty Legislation

In response to the introduction of legislation in the Senate to increase the rates that songwriters are paid when their music is played on local radio stations and other platforms, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice…

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RF Tech Watch: TrackPunch Launches Social Music Discovery Platform

TrackPunch launches its new music streaming service with one goal: to turn music discovery into a social experience. The platform provides users with an elegant way to find and listen to new music, based on their friends’ listening habits. TrackPunch…

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