American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) - A membership association of over 80,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. ASCAP protects the rights of its members by licensing and paying royalties for the public performance of their copyrighted works. Also see ASCAP's ACE Title Search. ACE is a database of song titles licensed by ASCAP in the United States. For each title, you can find the names of the songwriters and the names, contact persons, addresses and, in most cases, phone numbers of publishers to contact if you want to use the work. For most of the titles, you'll find some of the artists who have made a commercial recording.
Applause Music Careers - Directory of music business and career-related sites, recording and duplication links.
ARTISTdirect - Network designed to provide multi-media music entertainment, news and information, create music communities to facilitate interaction between artists and fans, and provide exclusive music and merchandise direct from the artists themselves.
ArtistShare - Crowdfunding platform for artists. ArtistShare artists always own and control the rights to their creations through a completely transparent business model. Its artist roster includes some of today's most prestigious artists including Pulitzer prize and Oscar nominated writers, Guggenheim fellowship recipients, Doris Duke Foundation Recipients, Grammy winners and NEA Jazz Masters.
Billboard Online - Industry news and events, daily music news, ArtistFinder, Billboard Magazine.
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) - A music performing rights organization that represents songwriters. BMI collects money from people who use music in the course of their business, then pays that money to the writers and publishers of the songs. Also see:
Search BMI - Search through thousands of news stories, features, podcasts, licenses, events, and other information.
Search the Repertoire -Search BMI's catalog of more than 6.5 million musical works and more than 375,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers.
Chapel Studios, The - A London music recording studio specialising in recording, production, mixing, voice overs, and mastering. Its recording environment boasts a range of state of the art gear coupled with a relaxed setting located in Wimbledon, South West London, UK.
Jazzhus Montmartre - Jazzhus Montmartre is Copenhagen's prime jazz club for world class jazz. It re-opened in May 2010 in the original legendary premises in "Store Regnegade" (Great Rain Street) as an initiative by jazz pianist Niels Lan Doky and entrepreneur Rune Bech. From 1959 to 1976 Montmartre was one of the leading jazz venues in the world, that attracted great American artists like Ben Webster, Ed Thigpen, Stan Getz, Kenny Drew and Dexter Gordon to relocate their life to Copenhagen.
League of American Orchestras - Supports, and champions America's orchestras and the vitality of the music they perform. Its diverse membership of nearly 900 orchestras across North America runs the gamut from world-renowned symphonies to community groups, from summer festivals to student and youth ensembles.
LicenseMusic - Independently aggregates high quality, authentic and original repertoire and functions as a neutral intermediary between content providers and music buyers. License.com's goal is to broker pre-cleared repertoire and to promote, market and sell it to business clients worldwide.
Music Industry News Network - Online music newswire featuring over 350 news releases and announcements per week from independents and majors as well as the technology which affects them all. Sections include Music Releases, Band & Label News, Music Events and Web Events, Career/Employment, Technology, Business, Radio and Video News.
Nielsen - Nielsen provides charts and insights for both music broadcast and sales. We capture in excess of 100 million song performances on more than 2,000 radio, satellite radio, network radio, and music video channels across Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the United States. Nielsen's tracking of music sales data is used by all major and most independent record companies as well as distribution companies, artist managers, booking agents, concert promoters, performing rights organizations, government agencies, venue owners, traditional retailers, online retailers, and digital delivery companies. Nielsen's data on airplay and sales is featured weekly in Billboard magazine and is widely cited by numerous publications and broadcasters as the standard for music industry measurement.
PRS for Music - A society of songwriters, composers and music publishers. Licenses organisations to play, perform or make available copyright music on behalf of its members and those of overseas societies, distributing the royalties to them fairly and efficiently.
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