US Recording Academy launches major grassroots initiative

The US Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy Awards, is preparing for what it describes as "the largest grassroots advocacy initiative of its kind" across the whole country, to push for the bill known as Fair Pay Fair Play Act that would introduce performance rights for sound recordings benefitting performers and labels.

According to Washington, DC-based Daryl Friedman, Chief Industry, Government & Member Relations Officer for The Recording Academy, this initiative is aimed at "lighting a bit of fire" on ...

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