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10K Radio Stations File BMI Lawsuit To Pay Songwriters Less, PRO Responds

3 days ago   |   By Hypebot

The Radio Music License Committee, which represents more than 10,000 commercial radio stations in the US, has filed a petition in the federal rate court to resolve its ongoing rate dispute with performing rights organization BMI over the amount paid to songwriters and publishers for the broadcast of music.
“BMI has spent more than two years attempting to negotiate a new rate with the Radio Music License Committee that fairly and accurately reflects the scope and quality of the music we represent," said Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Licensing & Creative at BMI, responding to the...
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News: BMI Comments on Tonight's RMLC Rate Court Filing

4 days ago   |   By BMI

The Radio Music License Committee filed a petition this evening in the federal rate court to resolve its ongoing rate dispute with BMI. Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Licensing & Creative, BMI, made the following comment:
“BMI has spent more than two years attempting to negotiate a new rate with the Radio Music License Committee that fairly and accurately reflects the scope and quality of the music we represent. As anticipated, the RMLC is trying to use a below-market rate they negotiated with the only US PRO they were able to come to an agreement with; an agreement based on...
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AM BRIEF: Vivendi Explores UMG IPo • Radio vs BMI Lawsuit Filed • YouTube Music To Launch • More

4 days ago   |   By Hypebot

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