Tag Archives: royalties

Songtrust Offers Tips for Musicians on SoundCloud

SoundCloud has grown in popularity in recent years to become one of the most-used and popular streaming platforms for musicians.

With that said, there are a whole slew of artists using the platform, and it’s important to know that you’re giving yourself the chance to stand out.

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How Did Music Become Modernized? Listen to This Podcast

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In recent weeks, we (and virtually every other independent and major music outlet in existence) have kept you up to date on the historic Music Modernization Act, which promises sweeping and long-anticipated reforms for how musicians, publishers, and songwriters get paid for their work.

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The Music Modernization Act Ultimately Benefits Musical Creators

One of the rarest of rare events happened in Washington, DC: a unanimous Congressional approval of a large piece of legislation; an affirmative 100 – 0 vote in the Senate and a 415 – 0 vote in the House. On October 11, 2018, the Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act was signed into law.

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