Articles Tagged with Pandora

Pandora Royalty Payments To Songwriters Will Not Change, Judge Rules

The Pandora royalty paid to songwriters by the popular streaming music service will not change, a federal judge ruled on Friday. Pandora wanted a lower rate.

The Pandora royalty paid to music publishers by the highly popular internet music streaming service will not go up — or down. So ruled a federal judge Friday, in a case that saw the interests of songwriters pitted against business priorities of a top venue for getting their songs to public ears. The federal case… Read more »

Apple Rumored To Have Finalized iRadio Streaming Music Deals

Apple strikes iRadio deal

Apple’s iRadio proposition can now move forward if the rumored deal with Universal Music and the upcoming deal with Warner is accurate. This new streaming music service is expected to be launching this summer, and, in order to do that, the computing giant has to have at least a couple of the biggest names in… Read more »

Pandora Sues ASCAP, Demands Lower Royalty Rates

The CEO of Pandora quits

Music streaming service Pandora has filed a lawsuit against music royalty clearinghouse ASCAP. The internet based music provider is asking that a court force ASCAP to charge lower fees through 2015. If it gets its way, Pandora will receive a blanket licensing fee that would cover all songs. Executives at Pandora claim that fees set… Read more »