Fairness Rocks News Why Songwriter Royalty Rates Won’t Be Changing Much — No Matter How Many Copyright Hearings Take Place

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Author: Jody Dunitz

Date: November 11, 2021

Original Source: Digital Music News

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Why Songwriter Royalty Rates Won’t Be Changing Much — No Matter How Many Copyright Hearings Take Place

The interests of songwriters and their publishers aren’t aligned. So why is the most vocal songwriter advocate working for the music publishers?

The rate hearings for “streaming mechanicals” are in progress right now. As always, the proposals proffered by the streaming services and the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), on behalf of publishers, are incomprehensible to anyone other than the lawyers and economists who are paid to prepare the lengthy filings that contain “expert” opinions about justifiable new rates.

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