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Reach Music Publishing Joins UK Digital Licensing Collective IMPEL

Reach Music Publishing, a full-service music publishing and artist representation organization, has joined IMPEL, a UK-based collective that negotiates e-licensing deals on behalf of rightsholders. The UK’s Music Publishers Association (not to be confused with America’s Music Publishers Association, as the two operate independently) founded IMPEL as a subsidiary, but the brand became a solo organization in 2018. […]

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Garth Brooks Wears a ‘Sanders 20’ Jersey at His Detroit Show

Social media mistook Garth Brooks’ Barry Sanders jersey for a Bernie Sanders endorsement. With the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching and the highly competitive Democratic primary race raging on, it can be stated with confidence that the political stakes — and the friction amongst both voters and candidates — will continue to grow in the […]

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SAG-AFTRA Doubles Down on Efforts to Secure Union Contracts for Spanish Broadcasting System Employees

SAG-AFTRA is upping the ante in its multiyear quest for a contract with the Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), a large owner and operator of Hispanic radio stations (namely La Raza and Mega) in the United States and Puerto Rico. Yesterday, about 200 members and employees of SAG-AFTRA, which is part of the AFL–CIO, wore shirts […]