National Music Publishers' Association
Copyright Royalty Board Approves Rate Increase for Songwriters and Music Publishers
The news precipitated an appeal from four major providers of streaming services.
Songwriters May Get a 32% Increase In Mechanical Royalties for Downloads and Physical Products
The rate increase wouldn't take effect until 2023.
Songwriters Get Hit In the Wallet by Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora... Again
David Israelite, president and CEO of the National Music Publishers Association, said major streaming services "have proposed the lowest royalty rates in history."
Roblox and NMPA Reach Agreement on Music Usage, Settle $200 Million Copyright Lawsuit
The deal provides Roblox the flexibility and time to negotiate individually with the NMPA's clients.
Streamers Still Upset With Twitch After Landmark NMPA Deal
While the agreement deescalates some of the tension between the streaming platform and the music industry, streamers still feel there's a long way to go.