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METALLICA AT THE DRIVE-IN: "WE'RE RISK TAKERS"
A peek at how the deal went down. (8/13a)
THE GREAT CATALOG GOLD RUSH
Is mining the past the future? (8/10a)
MAYBE, JUST MAYBE:
THROUGH THE FOG
Breaking down the radio charts - or just breaking down. (8/13a)
TOP 20: WAVE ELECTION
Taylor holds firm. (8/13a)
THE BABE & THE MULE
Interscope's co-MVPs (8/7a)
BTS BRINGS IT
They're so dreamy.
VOTE BY MAIL
It's a conspiracy, because everyone does it.
IS IT CHRISTMAS?
No, but we're thinking about cookies.
WOKE MUSIC
Protest songs that sound like now.
Blighty Beat
SONGWRITERS SHORTCHANGED?
5/9/19

A damning report from the U.K. suggests that songwriters aren’t getting paid what they are rightly owed from streaming services nor in any sort of timely fashion. The Music Managers’ Forum has some solutions.

Written by CMU and produced in partnership with the Music Managers’ Forum, the $ong Royalties Guide points out that songwriters should be seeing the benefit of the growing streaming economy, with the song share on that income being double what was earned on a CD.

Reports from songwriters and their managers, however, suggest that’s not the case, due to the “inefficient process via which song royalties from streams are processed and paid.”

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