Posts tagged "siriusxm"

Royalties Rumble: RESPECT Act Pits Classic Artists Against Digital Radio Providers

When you’re listening to vintage recordings on digital radio services, it makes a huge difference to the people who played on them whether they were…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2014

Nelson Mandela Gets His Own Music Channel on SiriusXM

As Nelson Mandela’s body lies in state until the December 15 burial, salutes to the South African leader continue to pour in, including from the…
Marc Hogan / December 12, 2013

Satellite Radio Can’t See the Turtles Getting Paid for Pre-1972 Music

A massive legal battle involving potential royalties from records made before 1972 has taken another portentous turn. In case you’ve missed it: Federal copyright law…
Marc Hogan / October 15, 2013

Major Labels Combine to Form Satellite-Radio Lawsuit Destructicon

Ah, the ’60s, a more innocent time for music. All the more reason for people to fight about who gets to make money from the…
Marc Hogan / September 12, 2013

The Turtles Bring $100 Million Copyright Fight to Satellite Radio

The Turtles are leading a $100 million lawsuit against SiriusXM, arguing that the satellite broadcasting company has infringed on millions of older recordings from thousand…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013