Fairness Rocks News ASCAP Plot Thickens: Publishers Are Getting Their Checks — Songwriters Aren’t


Fairness Rocks News ASCAP Plot Thickens: Publishers Are Getting Their Checks — Songwriters Aren’t

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Author: Paul Resnikoff

Date: April 13, 2020

Original Source: Digital Music News

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ASCAP Plot Thickens: Publishers Are Getting Their Checks — Songwriters Aren’t

More smoke is emanating from ASCAP HQ — and it doesn’t look good for songwriters.

Last week, we first reported on a leaked ASCAP memo sent to hundreds of thousands of members, one that pointed to serious disruptions in the US-based performance royalty marketplace. The letter, from CEO Elizabeth Matthews, described significant drops in collections due to COVID-19 shutdowns. It also warned that songwriter payments would be delayed by weeks.

Read More: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2020/04/13/ascap-publishers-songwriters-not-paid/