The Music Modernization Act Is Officially Introduced Into the Senate — With a Few Ugly Warts

The Music Modernization Act (MMA) has ficially been introduced into the U.S. Senate, with few changes to the House version.  That’s bad news for many smaller artists, but considered extremely positive for bigger players like Spotify, SoundExchange, and the NMPA, not to mention producers and oldies artists. The Music Modernization Act (MMA) enjoyed an easy […]

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Universal Music Group & EMPIRE Enter New Distribution Deal

San Francisco, CA – The powerhouse that is EMPIRE Distribution just keeps growing with each passing music quarter. For the latest blockbuster business deal, the San Francisco-based indie music hub has reached a non-exclusive, multi-year deal with Universal Music Group. The newly inked partnership is yet another clear indication the music industry’s ever-changing parameters. “In […]

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