Ep. 78: Discussing COVID-19 and the CARES Act with David Israelite
And The Writer Is...with Ross Golan
In today’s MUST-LISTEN episode we catch-up with Season 2 guest, President, and CEO of the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), David Israelite. Israelite is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the NMPA’s operations, from legal strategy and implementation to government affairs and advocacy. His tenure to date has produced landmark successes on behalf of songwriters and publishers including the Music Modernization Act (MMA) and the largest CRB rate increase in history, in addition to groundbreaking industry collaboration in royalty rate agreements and raising the profile of the publishing community.We begin our conversation highlighting the new CARES Act which was signed into law on March 27th, 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic which offers various types of provisions to individuals in need of aid. We also discuss the current state of the world and the music industry, specifically how it has affected songwriters and publishers. And we look back on the time in between our last conversation with Israelite in 2017. Learning more about the passing of the MMA (which became law in October 2018), the creation of the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) which will be the central hub from which streaming services will obtain permission to use the millions of songs found on their platforms, details on black-box funds, and more. And The Writers Is… songwriter advocate, David Israelite!For information on The CARES Act visit the NMPA Resource Guide: http://nmpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/NMPA-Resource-Guide-to-the-CARES-Act-.pdfFor additional information on how to access support please visit:NMPA - http://nmpa.org/SONA - https://www.wearesona.com/NSAI - https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/ATWI - http://www.andthewriteris.com/To watch the video interview: https://www.youtube.com/andthewriterisSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
David Israelite, CEO, NMPA: Spotify vs. Songwriters
The Music Business Worldwide Podcast
David Israelite is President and CEO of the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA).The NMPA is up in arms over the fact that Spotify and Amazon - in addition to Google and Pandora – are objecting to a ruling offering songwriters a streaming pay rise in the United States.Apple Music has declined to oppose the royalty rate rise, which has been decided by the Copyright Royalty Board.David explains: "[Spotify and Amazon] have shown their true colors. They don't respect songwriters, they are attacking songwriters to try to cut what they pay them. It's time for everybody to rise up and say: enough."
Music Licensing after the Music Modernization Act with Mitch Glazier and David Israelite
Two Think Minimum
Hi, and welcome to TPI’s podcast, Two Think Minimum. Today is Tuesday, October 30th, 2018, and I'm Scott Wallsten, president and senior fellow of the Technology Policy Institute, here with Tom Lenard, senior fellow and president emeritus of TPI. We'll be chatting with Mitch Glazier, who is president of the Recording Industry Association of America, and David Israelite, President and CEO of the National Music Publishers Association. Thanks for joining us. It’s an exciting time for music policy with the Music Modernization Act finally becoming law.
Ep. 51: David Israelite - Required Listening / MMA
And The Writer Is...with Ross Golan
If you’re a songwriter or music industry professional, or if you’re working to become one, this episode is required listening. Our guest, whose episode was previously featured in Season 2 is unlike any other, in that he’s not a songwriter, yet works tirelessly on behalf of ALL songwriters. He’s been the CEO and President of the National Music Publishers’ Association for the past 13 years, where he implemented landmark legal successes for publisher and songwriter royalty rate agreements and continues to work on increasing the value of intellectual property. His work has made an invaluable impact on the furthering the progression of the Music Modernization Act (MMA) which is new legislation that aims to improve royalty payments to songwriters, artists and creatives in the digital era. He serves on several boards including the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and has previously served in senior positions within the U.S. Government. We are grateful to have him as our industry’s backbone, standing up for songwriter rights and compensation. We are sharing key points from his episode to help inform you on the history of music copyrights, our modern-day industry and the current strides to reform and regulate copyright law. And The Writers Is… David Israelite! For more information on the Music Modernization Act (MMA) please visit: www.andthewriteris.comSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Unpacking the Music Modernization Act: David Israelite (NMPA) / Mitch Glazier (RIAA) / Blake Morgan
The Future of What
Episode #113: What is the Music Modernization Act and how could it impact songwriters? On this episode we hear from people who have worked on this new bill and those whose livelihoods will be affected if it passes. David Israelite, President and CEO of the NMPA explains who the key players are and clears up some common misunderstandings surrounding the MMA. We also hear from RIAA President Mitch Glazier about the timeline of the act, and Blake Morgan (#IRespectMusic) shares pros and cons from an artists’ perspective.Subscribe to The Future of What: hyperurl.co/krsfowFollow us:Twitter: http://bit.ly/2gOYMYMFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefutureofwhat/Instagram: http://bit.ly/1L6T8fl
If you’re currently a professional songwriter or if you’re working to become one, our next episode is required listening. Our guest is unlike any of our previous, in that he’s not a songwriter, but works tirelessly on behalf of ALL songwriters. He’s been the CEO and President of the National Music Publishers’ Association for the past 13 years, where he implemented landmark legal successes for publisher and songwriter royalty rate agreements and continues to work on increasing the value of intellectual property. Named to Billboard’s Power 100 multiple times, this overachiever serves on several boards including the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and has previously served in senior positions within the U.S. Government. This honorable guest certainly has a colorful background of proven success no matter where he is and man are we grateful to have him as the backbone standing up for songwriter rights and compensation. And The Writers Is… songwriter advocate and one mean poker player, David Israelite!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.