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SCL, SGA, and MCNA Applaud Introduction of Protect Working Musicians Act


SCL, SGA, and MCNA Applaud Congresswoman Deborah Ross for Introducing Legislation to Support Independent Musicians and…

SCL Joins Independent Professional Creators Writing US Congressional Leaders in Support of Collective Action


The Society of Composers & Lyricists were signatories on a letter written to leaders of the…

The SCL Joins with the Wider Music Industry in Support of the HITS Act


On Tuesday, November 15th, 2022, nearly two dozen music creators organizations and industry stakeholders wrote to…

Phonorecords IV Settlement Agreement Released In Full Following Transparency Demands


Phonorecords IV Settlement Agreement Released In Full Following Transparency Demands via Digital Music News Earlier this…

Music Creators Demands Phonorecords IV Settlement Transparency


via Digital Music News: In late August, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) announced a settlement for the…

Petition Launched to Update Copyright Laws – Sign Here


Urge Congress to Update our Copyright Laws to Protect American Creators! The growth of the internet…

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…

CASE Act Passes Congress


via The Copyright Alliance: 2020 has been a difficult year for many, but we have some…

The SCL Signs Letter to Congress


The SCL was a signatory to a timely letter to Congress today that addresses the ongoing…

Jack Valenti Defends Performance Rights to Congress


The battle for your performance rights has been raging since the inception of ASCAP and BMI….