Copyright Hearing Recap: Indies Step Forward and Radio Royalties Take Center Stage

The hearing generated big news even before any of the witnesses spoke, as Rep. Mel Watt D-NC announced his intentions to introduce a bill recognizing a performance right for sound-recordings on AM/FM radio — meaning that performers and sound recording owners usually labels, but sometimes the artist would finally get paid when their songs are played currently, only the songwriter and publisher is paid. Watt said that he would introduce the bill “before the August recess.”

via Copyright Hearing Recap: Indies Step Forward and Radio Royalties Take Center Stage | Future of Music Coalition.

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