Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star 2015: Artist Submissions

Posted on January 27, 2015 by

Macy’s and iHeartRadio are launching their fourth annual new music campaign to find the next Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star. The program, designed to support unsigned and independent artists, will be featured on hundreds of radio stations across the country and includes exposure on all of iHeartMedia’s platforms including: on–air, digital, social, etc. This year, in addition to pop and rock, ...


Associate Member Spotlight: tuneteams

Posted on January 23, 2015 by

tuneteams’ mission is to help music companies build global businesses. We are building an online business-to-business marketplace for the music industry. We describe it as “LinkedIn for the music business meets eBay for music rights.” Check out our company introduction video In October 2014, tuneteams launched a free professional network to help music companies find new partners around the ...


Razor & Tie’s ‘KIDZ BOP 27’ debuts at #3 on the Billboard Charts!

Posted on January 22, 2015 by

Congratulations to A2IM member Razor & Tie on their #3 ‘Billboard Top 200’ chart debut for the latest volume in their award-winning KIDZ BOP series. Cliff Chenfeld, Co-Founder of KIDZ BOP said, “We saw great success with our album sales and live tour last year, and look forward to continued growth in 2015. We’re excited to work with CAA again ...


Associate Member Spotlight: MSI

Posted on January 19, 2015 by

Media Science International: The Industry Standard in Piracy Protection! StudioCDN, MSI’s Digital Delivery, Digital Watermarking, and Piracy Protection platform is a fast, dependable, user-friendly system designed to quickly, easily, and securely deliver media and other files, of nearly any size and format, to anyone in the world with an email address. Utilizing MSI’s proprietary, state of the art technology, StudioCDN enables users to Watermark, ...


New VAT Rules for Digital Direct-to-Consumer Sales to EU Customers

Posted on January 12, 2015 by

If you’re selling digital music from your own website, please be aware:  New VAT tax rules took effect January 1st, 2015. Under the new rules, the location of the customer rather than the location of the service or supplier triggers the tax liability for direct music sales in Europe. For more info, check out this helpful overview made by our ...