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WASHINGTON | Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is welcoming musicians including Kid Rock and country star John Rich to the White House as he signs legislation overhauling the way music is licensed and songwriters compensated. Trump signed the Orrin B. Hatch Music Modernization Act on Thursday. The bill won wide bipartisan support in the House and Senate … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill

WASHINGTON | Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress

WASHINGTON  — The way music is licensed and songwriters are compensated for the digital age will be undergoing big changes under a bill making its way through Congress. The Senate cleared a bill late Tuesday that creates a new independent entity that will license songs to companies that play music online. The nonprofit collective will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress