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An extensive coalition of organizations representing virtually the entire music community has filed new comments with the U.S. Copyright Office decrying a broken and antiquated Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as part of the Office’s ongoing study of the law.

RIAA Welcomes Bipartisan CODE Act

February 9, 2017 | RIAA News

WASHINGTON – Representatives Tom Marino, Judy Chu, and Barbara Comstock recently re-introduced the bipartisan Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act (CODE Act) in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 115th Congress.

RIAA's January Gold & Platinum Tally

February 6, 2017 | Uncategorized

Click here for a full tally of January awards.
Click here to find our 2016 year-end Gold & Platinum Program recap, including new December certifications.  
WASHINGTON – The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today released its annual ‘notorious markets’ report that lists various illicit online websites and physical markets that pose a significant threat to the U.S. creative communities. Specifically, the report calls out the emerging threat posed by stream ripping,…
WASHINGTON – Country music superstar act Big & Rich will be the headlining entertainment at the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) second-ever inauguration charity event benefiting Musicians On Call.


December 19, 2016 | RIAA News

WASHINGTON – Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Chairman & CEO Cary Sherman today announced the hiring of veteran trade official George York as RIAA’s Senior Vice President, International Policy.
Today 19 music organizations representing the full spectrum of the music community – from artists and songwriters to producers and labels and more – sent a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump in advance of his meeting tomorrow with several top technology executives.

RIAA's November Gold & Platinum Tally

December 5, 2016 | Gold & Platinum

Click here for a full tally of November awards. 

RIAA's October Gold & Platinum Tally

November 10, 2016 | Gold & Platinum

Click here for full tally of October awards.