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Apr 13, 2015, 11:00 ET
SoundExchange is the independent nonprofit performance rights organization that represents the entire recorded music industry.

SoundExchange Applauds Fair Play Fair Pay Act Announcement

In response to today's press conference in New York City, announcing the Fair Play Fair Pay Act by Representatives Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Marsha...

Apr 02, 2015, 10:02 ET
SoundExchange is the independent nonprofit performance rights organization that represents the entire recorded music industry.

SoundExchange Sues Muzak for Underpaying Artists

On behalf of artists and rights holders, SoundExchange has filed a lawsuit against Muzak, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada's Mood Media...

Mar 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
SoundExchange is the independent nonprofit performance rights organization that represents the entire recorded music industry.

SoundExchange, NPR and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Ink Long-Term Agreement for Webcasting Royalty Rates

SoundExchange today announced it has reached a settlement agreement with NPR and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) on royalty rates for...

Feb 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
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SoundExchange Adds Music Industry Veterans to the Executive Team

SoundExchange today announced the hire of Mark Eisenberg as senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives and Jacqueline Peterson as senior vice...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:00 ET
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SoundExchange Wraps Record-Setting Year with $773 Million in Payments to Recording Artists and Record Labels

SoundExchange today announced a new record with total year-end royalty payments reaching approximately $773 million (up 31 percent from $590...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:02 ET
SoundExchange is the independent nonprofit performance rights organization that represents the entire recorded music industry.

The SoundExchange Influencers Series at the Bluebird Returns with David Pack, Jamie O'Neal, Sarah Darling, and Jimmy Nichols

SoundExchange announced today that their Influencers Series will return to Nashville's famous Bluebird Café on Thursday, October 23, 2014....

Sep 23, 2014, 18:47 ET

SoundExchange Applauds Turtles Victory: Agree All Digital Radio Must Pay for Pre-1972 Recordings

Yesterday, the Turtles won a critical legal victory in their lawsuit against Sirius XM (Flo & Eddie Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio Inc.) (Read the...

Aug 29, 2014, 09:53 ET
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SoundExchange Releases List of Top Streamed Michael Jackson Recordings of All Time

SoundExchange announced this morning a Top 10 list of the most streamed Michael Jackson recordings of all time. The list is based on data reported...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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SoundExchange Q2 Digital Radio Report Highlights Digital Radio Transformation

The way we listen to music has changed drastically in the past 15 years — from CDs to digital downloads to digital radio services. As the...

Jun 17, 2014, 12:32 ET
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis accept the inaugural 2014 SoundExchange PULSE Award. (PRNewsFoto/SoundExchange)

Lorde, The Neighbourhood, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, CHVRCHES and Lindsey Stirling Honored with Inaugural SoundExchange PULSE Award

SoundExchange announced today the recipients of its inaugural 2014 SoundExchange PULSE Award: Lorde, The Neighbourhood, Macklemore & Ryan...

May 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
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SoundExchange Launches "Project72" Campaign in Support of The RESPECT Act

SoundExchange was joined by dozens of recording artists today to launch "Project72," a campaign to ensure equal treatment for musicians and rights...

May 21, 2014, 12:04 ET
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SAG-AFTRA and SoundExchange Urge Union Members: Claim Your Digital Royalties

Media and entertainment union SAG-AFTRA and SoundExchange, the independent organization that collects and distributes royalties for the streaming...

Apr 23, 2014, 17:22 ET
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The SoundExchange Influencers Series Brings Music Legends and Rising Stars Together

Last night SoundExchange launched The SoundExchange Influencers Series to a packed house at the Bluebird Café, in Nashville, TN. Rock &...

Apr 16, 2014, 13:27 ET
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The SoundExchange Influencers Series at The Bluebird Kicks-Off, Featuring Richie Furay, Vince Gill and Striking Matches

 SoundExchange announced today the launch of The SoundExchange Influencers Series at the Bluebird, which will kick-off April 22, 2014. The...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
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SoundExchange Announces Key Executive Leadership Promotions

SoundExchange announced today two key promotions within the company's senior management team. Anjula Singh, Senior Vice President of Finance and...

Feb 04, 2014, 09:30 ET

Music Industry Leader SoundExchange Celebrates Year of Milestones with 2013 Total Distributions Reaching $590 Million

Announces Record-Setting $170.4 Million Paid to Artists and Labels in Fourth Quarter 2013 SoundExchange, which celebrated its ten year...

Jan 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

SoundExchange Extends Contract with President and CEO Michael Huppe

 SoundExchange announced today Michael Huppe will continue to serve as its President and CEO through 2018. Huppe will continue to be...

Jan 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

SoundExchange to Provide Monthly Payments to Artists and Labels

SoundExchange First of Its Kind to Offer Artists and Rights Owners Monthly Performance Royalties Beginning this month, SoundExchange will...

Oct 22, 2013, 11:19 ET

SoundExchange Receives 2013 Impact Award from the Gospel Music Association

Leading Music Industry Organization Honored for Work with Gospel and Christian Artists  SoundExchange, the independent nonprofit digital...

Oct 17, 2013, 09:00 ET

SoundExchange Announces Two New Board Members

SoundExchange today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Jim Mahoney and Darius Van Arman will bring their...