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Music Organizations Press Congress to Consolidate Widely Backed Music Licensing Reforms Into Single Bill

RIAA's January Gold & Platinum Tally

February 12, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In January, RIAA certified 104 Song Awards and 17 Album Awards.
Music, tech groups unified in support, momentum builds on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON – The United States Senate recently voted to approve intellectual property lawyer Andrei Iancu as the new Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Below is a comment on the approval from Mitch Glazier, President, RIAA. “We welcome the approval…

“Despacito” Makes RIAA History

January 31, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

First Latin Song To Achieve Diamond In 60 Years Of Gold & Platinum Awards
Read the music groups’ letter here: North American Music Community Letter To USTR…
An impressive cadre of artists including Carole King, Carly Simon, Melissa Etheridge, Dionne Warwick, Mary Wilson (the Supremes), the Isley Brothers, John Densmore (the Doors), Judy Collins and many others recently added their names to a groundbreaking legal filing in California seeking compensation for pre-1972 recordings from digital radio services…
Publishers, Labels, Songwriters, Artists and PROs Come Together To Support Key Music Bills