1/15/18

GPS Supports: The Music Modernization Act

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The Music Modernization Act is a bipartisan effort that proposes a significant update to music copyright law. The legislation is designed to reform the way songwriters are paid in the digital age, in particular how mechanical and performance royalties are calculated. The MMA will create an entity – funded by the digital music companies such as Spotify, Apple, Pandora, Amazon Music – that will properly pay and distribute mechanical royalties for interactive streaming.

Music creators and fans can show their support for updating the archaic laws that lower what songwriters earn by signing this petition and urging Congress to pass the MMA. GPS Management has signed this petition and supports the bill.

The bill is also supported by the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the Songwriters of North America (SONA), the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), the Church Music Publishers’ Association (CMPA), the Production Music Association (PMA), MusicAnswers, the Music Publishers Association (MPA), the Council of Music Creators (CMC), the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL) and the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP). The bill is also supported by the Digital Media Association (DiMA) which represents Amazon, Apple, Pandora, Spotify and YouTube.

GPS Management is a record producer and mixer management company based in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, New York and Nashville | Record producer management, mixer management, audio engineer management, songwriter management, artist management, Los Angeles, California.