Record Labels Boast Record Revenues while Asking Congress to Impose New Fees That Would Cripple Local Radio

March 15, 2022

Last week, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the association representing the billion-dollar record labels, released a report touting billions in revenue from the… [Read More]

Foreign-Owned Billion Dollar Companies are Coming for Your Local Small Businesses

March 9, 2022

The recording industry is dominated by just a handful of big conglomerates. One of those – Universal Music Group – recently announced a historic year… [Read More]

The AMFA Would Harm Radio Stations of All Sizes

February 23, 2022

Big record labels are lobbying Congress to support the American Music Fairness Act (AMFA), legislation that would impose new fees on local radio stations without… [Read More]

Get the Facts on Music Licensing and Local Radio

February 2, 2022

It’s Groundhog Day, and we sure feel like we’re stuck in a loop. Once again, record companies are calling for new royalty fees on local… [Read More]

Religious Broadcasters Join the Fight for Local Radio

January 25, 2022

Last week, the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) called on Congress to support the Local Radio Freedom Act, legislation that opposes “any new performance fee, tax,… [Read More]

Billion-dollar Foreign Companies Are Coming for Your Local Radio Stations

August 13, 2021

For years, the record labels have been begging Congress to impose a performance fee on local radio stations, simply for airing music free-of-charge to you… [Read More]