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4,000 Songwriters Sign NMPA Petition As Copyright Royalty Rate Hearings Heat Up

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Billboard reports: “To coincide with the beginning of the Copyright Royalty Board rate setting proceedings yesterday, the National Music Publishers’ Assn. has so far gathered 4,000 songwriter signatures in an attempt to make sure their voices are heard by the CRB Judges. So far, over 4,000 songwriters have signed the petition to the CRB, including such songwriters as Bruce Hornsby, John Densmore, Herb Alpert, Greg Kurstin, Craig Wiseman, Paula Cole and Desmond Child, according to the NMPA.”

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