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Sorting out the DOJ Ruling and its impact on performance rights

The first of the month (August 2016), the Department of Justice issued a summary of findings with regard to two court orders that govern the operation of two of the U.S. performing rights organizations (the “PRO’s”), ASCAP and BMI.  If it stands, the decision will also affect the third PRO, SESAC.Songwriters and music publishers around [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Client Activity, Copyright Issues, Entertainment Industry News, Entertainment Law, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Law, Music Publishing, Music Row Nashville, Music Row News, Nashville, Songwriting|Comments Off on Sorting out the DOJ Ruling and its impact on performance rights

Direct Sound has success at NAMM in the Music City Center

A special thanks to my client and friends at Direct Sound Headphones, who made the short trek from their headquarters outside of St. Louis, MO to Nashville to be a part of the show.  Nashville was hosting the  prestigious annual event for National Association of Music Merchandisers for the second year now. In the photo I [...]

By | July 2nd, 2016|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Row Nashville|Comments Off on Direct Sound has success at NAMM in the Music City Center

AMFM Entertainment Cuts Electronic Dance Music Deal with Mogul Boys Production

For many years now, I have represented Freddie May in his various endeavors, including his production company Starpath Productions. About 10 years ago, Freddie started working with a young female artist living in rural Kentucky, Anne Marie Riney. Ann Marie had a passion for electronic dance music. Drawing from his experience as a DJ in [...]

By | September 26th, 2015|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News|Comments Off on AMFM Entertainment Cuts Electronic Dance Music Deal with Mogul Boys Production

Sammy Mitchell signs with Razor & Tie Music Publishing

We just put the finishing touches on my great client, Sammy Mitchell’s, exclusive co-publishing deal with Jackie Boyz/Razor & Tie Music Publishing joint venture.   The partnership between Jackie Boyz (the Grammy-award winning songwriting/producing team of Battey brothers) and Razor & Tie was formed at the end of 2014 for the purpose of developing fresh new [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|Client Activity, Music Publishing, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Sammy Mitchell signs with Razor & Tie Music Publishing

Logan Brill on an upward trajectory

  By Emily Fitzmaurice Nashville is long overdue for a fresh songwriter like Logan Brill. Since Brill’s freshman release, Walking Wires debuted in late last year, this 22-year-old Knoxville native didn’t lose any momentum in the Country and Americana music scene, scoring tons of accolades from industry and press alike. For example, Brill’s Walking Wires [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Client Activity|Comments Off on Logan Brill on an upward trajectory

Leopardi Featured on Forbes!

Kudos to my good friend and old client, Jay Leopardi, one of the foremost branding experts in the country was recently featured on Forbes.com in an article by contributor George Bradt.  The article is titled The New Reality of Social Media: Engaging your Audience Where They Are.  The article highlights Jay’s wealth of experience in [...]

By | January 25th, 2014|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News|Comments Off on Leopardi Featured on Forbes!

Leopardi’s Common Denominator appears in bright lights in the Big Apple

If you look closely at the bottom of photograph to left, you’ll see my client, Jay Leopardi, and his new show Common Denominator, featured in the bright lights in New York City.  None other than Times Square!  Congrats to Jay and president of IC Places, Inc., owners of PunchTV, who will fund and host the [...]

By | July 31st, 2012|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News, Entertainment Law, Music Industry|Comments Off on Leopardi’s Common Denominator appears in bright lights in the Big Apple

Save the Music America to air PSA’s on CMT and GAC

In 2009 the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) estimated 95% of all digitally downloaded music was obtained illegally. This leaves only 5% of potential revenue to be distributed between all those who play a part in today’s music culture, including the most affected group, songwriters and music publishers. While some opponents dispute that number, [...]

By | July 30th, 2012|Client Activity, Digital Downloads, Music Industry, Music Law, Music Row Nashville, Music Row News|Comments Off on Save the Music America to air PSA’s on CMT and GAC

Jay Leopardi to produce new television series, Common Denominator

My client and long term friend, Jay Leopardi continues to build a remarkable brand.  Not only is Jay working the THE Shark, Daymond John on several projects, but he just landed a tr emendous opportunity in the world of entertainment.  Jay has agreed to produce a series of interviews with various bu siness leaders to take his viewers on [...]

By | July 25th, 2012|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News, Entertainment Law|Comments Off on Jay Leopardi to produce new television series, Common Denominator

Logan Brill signs publishing deal with Carnival Music

We recently wrapped up the exclusive songwriting agreement between my client, Logan Brill and Carnival Music.  Logan and her family are from the Knoxville area.  She moved here to pursue a music degree at Belmont University, but ended up with a major in French and a minor in vocal performance.  Logan is writing with other [...]

By | July 14th, 2012|Client Activity, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Law, Music Publishing, Music Row Nashville, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Logan Brill signs publishing deal with Carnival Music