Support Grows for Fair Play Fair Pay Act
Posted on 6/7/17


“On behalf of music creators across the country, we applaud U.S. Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.) and Darren Soto (D-Fla.) for defending artists’ rights for fair compensation no matter where their music is heard. 

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Music Artists Around the Globe Unite to Defend Artists' Rights
Posted on 5/17/17

The musicFIRST Coalition today applauded the endorsement of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act by the International Artists Organization for Music (IAO), a non-profit association advocating for the protection of artists’ intellectual property and the fair value of their work across the globe. 

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Congress Shows Music Creators Some Love
Posted on 4/27/17

We don’t see a lot of bipartisanship coming out of Washington, D.C. these days, but when it does happen, we know it’s because an issue truly matters. Over the past two weeks, members from both parties have come together to show their support for music creators and the hard work that they do.

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Statement from musicFIRST Executive Director Chris Israel on Introduction of the PROMOTE Act in the U.S. House of Representatives
Posted on 4/6/17

"While the platforms available to U.S. music fans are more innovative and diverse than ever, America’s copyright system is struggling to keep up. Music creators rightly expect to be fairly compensated for their work, regardless of whether their songs are played on satellite radio services like Sirius XM, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube or AM/FM radio. Unfortunately, this is not always the case."

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Musicians should be fairly compensated for their work. That’s why we support #FairPlayFairPay https://t.co/UvkcdJqPGB
The #FairPlayFairPay Act will bring us one step closer to fixing the deeply-flawed way that music artists are compensated for their work.
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Bakers pay for flour, designers pay for cloth, and corporate radio should pay for music #FairPlayFairPay https://t.co/knIZm9wHNC
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