NEWS

Big Machine’s Taylor Swift Wins Big at 2015 MTV VMA Awards; 300’s Fetty Wap Nabs Artist to Watch

Posted on August 31, 2015 by

Congratulations to A2IM Members Big Machine and 300 for their big wins at last night’s 2015 MTV VMA Awards. Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” won Best Pop Video and Best Female Video, while “Bad Blood” won Best Collaboration and Video of the Year. Hip-hop newcomer, Fetty Wap, scored the Artist to Watch award. Read more VMA coverage, including some of the ...

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Associate Member Spotlight: tuneteams

Posted on August 24, 2015 by

tuneteams helps music companies find and negotiate recording license and sub-publishing deals. tuneteams is an online B2B marketplace with the mission to help music companies build international businesses and to find new music available for license. Submitting music to tuneteams is free. tuneteams takes a commission (7%) on a deal’s advance payment only if you find a deal. Check out ...

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Labels and Artists – Search SoundExchange’s PLAYS Database

Posted on August 12, 2015 by

Sound recording owners and artists can now more effectively track their repertoire within SoundExchange via the PLAYS search database. PLAYS allows users to determine if royalties are owed to them, or to monitor digital performances. This is also a good time to remind everyone that 50% of SoundExchange’s performance rights royalties are paid directly to sound-recording owners, 45% are allocated ...

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SXSW PanelPicker: Vote for A2IM Panels

Posted on August 10, 2015 by

The annual SXSW PanelPicker is now open! Get info on the following A2IM community panels and cast your vote in support of the following: Creative Convergence: Artists as Labels Organized by Molly Neuman (A2IM) http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/48015 Advocating for Musicians: Why DC Matters Organized by Jeremy Peters (Ghostly International) http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/46591 The Hunt for the Next Great Metal Band Organized by Eric German (Mitchell ...

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Support the Music Community’s DOT.MUSIC Internet Domain Bid

Posted on August 10, 2015 by

A2IM joined over 130 global music organizations representing 95% of music consumed globally in support of DOT.MUSIC’s ICANN generic top level domain (gTLD) bid. The supporting organizations include AIM, Americana Music Association, ASCAP, BMI, BPI, IFPI, IMPALA, Merlin, NARAS, NSAI, PPL, RIAA, SESAC, UK Music, WIN, and many others. We urge our members to also voice their own support so ...

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