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Leading artist rights organizations including the ARA, A2IM, the Music Artists Coalition (MAC), NMPA, NSAI, RIAA, …

Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the RIAA, released the following statement today on House passage of the CARES Act, the stimulus package passed by the Senate earlier this week to address the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2020) – Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), released the following statement today on Senate passage of the Phase III stimulus package to address the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As you navigate the difficult path to providing necessary aid to distinct sectors of our economy, we ask that you specifically address the unique nature of our work…”

RIAA's February Gold & Platinum Awards

March 6, 2020 | Gold & Platinum

See all February Awards at riaa.com/gold-platinum.

RIAA Statement on Nomination of Daren Tang to Head World Intellectual Property Organization

Randy Rogers Band kicked off its 20th year together with an RIAA Gold record for its single, “Kiss Me In the Dark.”

“The music industry today is healthier than it’s been in more than a decade,” Josh Friedlander, the senior vice president of research at the Recording Industry Association of America, told CNN Business. “Revenues from streaming services are more than offsetting decreases in physical sales and digital downloads.” See the article …

Continued strong growth to more than 60 million paid subscriptions drove the U.S. music industry to its fourth consecutive year of double digit growth.

Backed by continually strong streaming growth, the recorded music business saw double-digit growth for the fourth consecutive year in 2019, according to data from the Recording Industry Association of America’s annual revenue report released on Tuesday. Streaming making up an entire 80% of the U.S. industry’s revenue. See the article here.