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Tremendous Victory for Music Creators as US Frozen Mechanical Rates are Rejected


The Society of Composers & Lyricists is delighted and proud to report that the US Copyright…

Statement on the Introduction of the SMART Copyright Act of 2022


The Society of Composers & Lyricists applauds Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate…

Three SCL Members Win at 94th Academy Awards


On behalf of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, I congratulate our members Hans Zimmer, Billie Eilish,…

Copyright Office Issues Final Rule for Initiating Copyright Claims Board Proceedings and Related Procedures


The SCL, SGA, MCNA and the Copyright Alliance have succeeded in convincing the US Copyright Office…

Copyright Alliance Commends Introduction of the SMART Copyright Act of 2022 by Senators Tillis and Leahy


On Thursday, March 17, 2022, Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid issued the following statement regarding the…

Music Creator Groups Applaud Progress in WTO TRIPS Waiver Discussions


The Society of Composers & Lyricists, the Songwriters Guild of America, Music Creators North America, the…

Music Creators North America Issue Statement on Ukraine Invasion


Music Creators North America, of which the SCL is a foundation member and president Ashley Irwin…

3rd SCL Awards Held, Winners Announced


The 3rd SCL Awards were held on Tuesday, March 8th at the Skirball Cultural Center in…

Statement Regarding the Recent Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Decision


The Society of Composers & Lyricists deeply regrets the Motion Picture Academy’s decision to exclude score…

94th Academy Awards Nominees Announced, Include A Dozen SCL Members


On Tuesday, February 8th, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for…