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RIAA steps up its efforts to tackle music piracy on Discord

Discord is a wonderful platform for community building, and a number of musicians are already reaping the benefits.
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Labels and publishers reach agreement on US physical / download mechanicals

In recent years, the process of setting mechanical royalty rates for streaming in the US has led to rancorous fallouts
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Latin Music still shining in the US with 35% growth

Its revenues grew by 35% to $886m in 2021, an all-time high, with streaming accounting for 96.7% of the total.
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RIAA chairman says NFTs must follow ‘basic legal rules of the road’

RIAA chairman Mitch Glazier is the latest music industry executive to warn NFT startups about using music or related assets without permission.
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RIAA reveals US recorded music revenues grew by 23% in 2021

The RIAA has released its official year-end figures for the US recorded music industry in 2021, and they show impressive growth.
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RIAA pursues NFTs startup HitPiece over IP rights infringement

The company's troubles may only just be beginning: US industry body the RIAA has sent a 'demand letter' to HitPiece's attorney.
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Labels celebrate damages ruling on Russian stream-ripping sites

US body the RIAA is celebrating this week after operators of a group of Russian websites were ordered to pay "millions" in damages.
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Latin music revenues grew by 37% in the US in first half of 2021

US industry body the RIAA has published a mid-year report on Latin music’s performance in the US. Revenues for it grew by 37% to $407m in the first half of 2021.
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US recorded music revenues grew 27% year-on-year in first half of 2021

Yes, you read that right: we haven’t missed out a decimal point from a modest 2.7% growth in US recorded music revenues. The year-on-year growth is 27% according to industry body the RIAA, which published its mid-year...
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RIAA claims music has a $170bn economic impact in US

The latest industry body making the case for music’s wider economic impact is the RIAA in the US. It has commissioned and published a new report by research firm Economists Incorporated claiming that in 2018, the...
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RIAA slams Twitter: ‘Piracy on an industrial massive scale’

Yesterday, Music Ally had one of our tweets from 2019 taken down by Twitter due to a copyright notice: for a video we’d recorded showing our experience watching Korn playing a virtual concert in a mobile game, FYI....
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Spinrilla site ruled liable for copyright infringement

The wheels of the legal system turning as they do, often news of key copyright infringement arrives several years after the original lawsuit. Such is the case with hip-hop mixtapes site Spinrilla, which was hit by a RIAA-coordinated...