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Mar 14, 2017, 09:00 ET SoundExchange Hosts Influencers Series with Kenny Loggins and The Empty Pockets at the Virgin Hotels Chicago

SoundExchange presented a new installment of its SoundExchange Influencers Series, in conjunction with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, yesterday...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:00 ET SoundExchange Names Richard Conlon Chief External Affairs Officer

SoundExchange today announced that Richard Conlon will join the company as Chief External Affairs Officer effective March 1. Conlon will be part of...


Feb 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Warner Music Group's Ron Wilcox Appointed to SoundExchange Board of Directors

SoundExchange today announced the appointment of Ron Wilcox of Warner Music Group (WMG) to its Board of Directors. Wilcox serves as WMG's Executive...


Jan 31, 2017, 10:00 ET SoundExchange Ends Record-Breaking Year with $884 Million in Royalty Distributions to Music Creators

SoundExchange today announced that royalty distributions in 2016 hit a new high. Year-end royalty payments reached approximately $884 million, an...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:00 ET Adele and The Weeknd End Year with Most-Streamed Tracks of 2016

Adele and The Weeknd will have a Happy Holiday. Today, SoundExchange released Top 20 Charts for the most-streamed artists, tracks and breakout...


Oct 12, 2016, 12:53 ET GRAMMY® Award-Winning Contemporary Christian Artist Chris Tomlin Receives SoundExchange Digital Radio Award at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards

SoundExchange yesterday awarded GRAMMY® Award-winning contemporary Christian music superstar Chris Tomlin its prestigious Digital Radio Award in...


Aug 29, 2016, 10:00 ET SoundExchange Hosts Family Affair Inspired Influencers Series at Bluebird Café with Marcus and Levi Hummon; and Paul and Summer Overstreet

 SoundExchange today announced that The SoundExchange Influencers Series will return to Nashville's iconic Bluebird Café on August 31,...


Aug 08, 2016, 10:00 ET Pitbull Earns Prestigious SoundExchange Digital Radio Award

SoundExchange awarded global music superstar Pitbull (Armando Christian Pérez) its prestigious Digital Radio Award in recognition of his...


Jun 27, 2016, 09:00 ET SoundExchange Celebrates Music Education with Trombone Shorty and Duke Ellington School of the Arts Radical Elite Show Band

 SoundExchange raised awareness about the importance of music education in public schools with a Capitol Hill charitable event featuring...


Mar 08, 2016, 09:02 ET SoundExchange Launches Public Search Website with Access to Industry's Best ISRC Data

 SoundExchange today unveiled its ISRC Search Site, a dynamic new website designed to benefit the entire music industry by providing instant...


Mar 04, 2016, 12:04 ET SoundExchange Appoints Indie Music Leader Richard James Burgess to Board of Directors

SoundExchange announces the appointment of Richard James Burgess, chief executive officer of A2IM (the American Association of Independent Music)...


Feb 02, 2016, 09:15 ET SoundExchange Ends Record-Setting Year with More Than $800 Million in Total Distributions to Recording Artists and Record Labels

SoundExchange today announced a new record with total year-end royalty payments reaching $802.6 million (up 4 percent from $773.4 million the prior...


Feb 01, 2016, 13:12 ET Garth Brooks Becomes First Country Artist to Earn Prestigious SoundExchange Digital Radio Award

Garth Brooks, the number one selling solo artist in U.S. history, adds another achievement to his recording career. After the country music artist...


Mar 16, 2015, 09:00 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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...


May 29, 2014, 08:00 ET 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 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...


Mar 25, 2014, 09:00 ET 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...