Music Streamers—Minus Apple—Appeal Ruling to Increase Songwriter Royalties

Spotify, Google, Pandora and Amazon are appealing a ruling by the Copyright Royalty Board that increased the money songwriters receive from streaming-music royalties by 44%, Variety said. Apple alone is sitting out the appeal. In January 2018, the board ruled to increase songwriter rates during the next five years, while modifying the terms by which […]

Spotify, Google, Pandora, Amazon Fight Increase in Songwriter Royalties. Apple Says No to Appeal

Spotify, Google, Pandora and Amazon are appealing a ruling by the Copyright Royalty Board that increased the money songwriters receive from streaming-music royalties by 44%, Variety said. Apple alone is sitting out the appeal. In January 2018, the board ruled to increase songwriter rates during the next five years, while modifying the terms by which […]