CATEGORY: PUBLISHING & SONGWRITING

Sony, WMG Win Copyright Infringement Case vs TuneIn, More Lawsuits Expected

The High Court of England and Wales has ruled against digital radio company TuneIn in a copyright infringement case brought by Sony Music Entertainment...



Lizzo Adds ‘Truth Hurts’ Songwriter Credit Based On A Tweet

Lizzo has added a songwriting credit to her mega-hit "Truth Hurts," effectively admitting that the lyric "I just took a DNA test / Turns...


Gifts Artists Should Offer Their Fans This Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner, and whether or not you celebrate them, it's a great time of year to show your fans...


Soon It Will Cost More For Copyright Registration

Every few years, the U.S. Copyright Office does a detailed study on its fees in an attempt to determine whether they need adjusting. In...


Molly Neuman Named President Of Songtrust

Molly Neuman has been named President of Downtown Music owned Songtrust, the indie global music royalty collection and publishing administrator. Neuman joined Songtrust in...


How To Copyright Your Original Music and Why You Need To

As a creator of original music, it is essential that you take the necessary steps to properly protect your work, particularly given what a...


Fans Want To Know Your Narrative: Crafting A Story For Your Music Career

When it comes to marketing your music, it can be easy to get lost in the excitement of album launches, interacting with fans, and...


2 Big Mistakes Artists Make When Contacting Tastemakers

Music industry tastemakers are incredibly busy people, and even those working for smaller outlets are inundated with promotion seeking emails. This being the case,...


6 Great Online Music Forums To Visit When You’re Caught In A Jam

While social media has taken over where online forums once reigned supreme, it's important to remember that many of these forums - or at...


Songwriters Could Actually Catch Break As DOJ Weighs In On “Stairway To Heaven” Case

Songwriters have been going through a rough time in the courtrooms of late, often losing out on cases more often as the result of...