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SCL Members Win at 74th Primetime Emmy Awards


On behalf of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, I’d like to congratulate our members Theodore Shapiro, Cristobal Tapia de…

2022-2023 SCL LA Mentor Program Application Opens


The application has opened for the 2022-2023 SCL Los Angeles Mentor Program. Both composers and songwriters are invited…

YouTube Lawyers Fail to Shut Down Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Brought By Grammy-Winning Jazz Composer Maria Schneider


via Ashley King of Digital Music News A California judge has denied the YouTube request to…

Blog: Poor Planning by Music Streaming Services Does Not Constitute an Emergency


via Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid Many years ago, I had a former boss who had…

Six SCL Members Among Nominees for 43rd News & Documentary Emmy Awards


On behalf of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, I’d like to congratulate our members who received a…

Nominees Announced for 74th Emmy Awards


The nominations were announced by the Television Academy on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 for the 74th…

Inaugural SCL Nashville Steering Committee Announced


The Society of Composers & Lyricists is proud to announce its inaugural Nashville Steering Committee. The members…

Creative Workers Thank Members of the Small Business Committee for their Letter to FTC and DOJ


 We write to you as strong supporters of America’s creative workers to request that the Federal…

Music Creator Groups Issue Statement to Copyright Royalty Board to Halt Settlement Decision


 Today, we respectfully ask the CRB to modify or decline to approve in its present form…

Independent Music Creators Asks US Copyright Office to Dismiss Request by Digital Music Providers to Delay Royalty Reporting


 Today, we respectfully request that the United States Copyright Office (“USCO”) not lend credence or support…