All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ASCAP’

Pandora Royalty To Remain The Same

Federal judge Denise Cote in New York has left the rate internet music giant Pandora must pay to songwriters essentially the same, according to reports. In a ruling handed down on Friday March 14, Cote ruled that Pandora must pay The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) a rate of 1.85 percent of revenue through 2015, a rate …

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George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away with Awards

Wednesday night, country crooner George Strait will be the elder statesman among this year’s annual Country Music Association Awards nominees for entertainer of the year. Strait’s competitors at the 47th annual event are Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan (37), Jason Aldean (36) and Taylor Swift (24) and all of them got their music city breaks in the 2000’s. The 61-year-old, …

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George Strait Up For Entertainer Of The Year At CMA’s

It’s beginning to look like quite the rewarding week for country singer George Strait. On Monday, Strait was given the Founders Award at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Country Music Awards. ASCAP made the announcement in August that they would be honoring the “King of Country Music” with the award. Strait received a tribute from fellow …

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