Kathy Spanberger

Spanberger, Head of Peermusic North America, discusses the company’s grown as a major independent.

David Israelite

Interview with David Israelite about new developments in music streaming that affect royalties for songwriters & publishers.

Angie Pagano

Angie Pagano of APG discusses the company’s hit success. They’ve had hits with Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth, Maroon 5, Fifth Harmony, Big Sean and others.

David Israelite

Interview with NMPA President David Israelite about the passing of the Music Modernization Act. He explains how it helps songwriters & publishers.

Donald Passman

Interview with attorney Donald Passman, about his music business book, and his thoughts on music streaming, label contracts and copyright.

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Interview with Katie Vinten, Vice President of A&R at Warner/Chappell Music, a rising publishing exec who works with the company’s hit pop songwriters.

Liz Rose

Grammy-winning writer Liz Rose discussses her great co-writing relationship with Taylor Swift, and her company Liz Rose Music.

David Israelite

David Israelite tells how the Covid pandemic and shutdown has impacted the income for songwriters and music publishers.

John Ehmann and Aloe Blacc

John Ehmann (pict. left) talks about discovering & signing Lana Del Rey, Aloe Blacc, and working with Carly Rae Jepsen and other artists at Interscope Records.

Tom Luteran

Tom Luteran (pict. far right, with Josh Turner & Dallas Davidson) discusses his excellent career, working with Jamey Johnson, Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins and others.

Neil Portnow

Music industry leader Neil Portnow talks about the Grammy Awards, the state of the music industry, and the Recording Academy’s many programs and events.

Ben Maddahi

Interview with Ben Maddahi of APG Music (pictured far right, with CEO Mike Caren and DJ Frank E), which has become a top, independent music publishing company.

Alex Flores

Interview with Alex Flores, who is the Head of Creative at BMI. She discusses her extensive career, and the latest developments at BMI.

David Israelite and Steven Tyler

NMPA President David Israelite (pictured left with Steven Tyler) discusses updates with music streaming issues and the Songwriter Equity Act.

David Israelite

David Israelite of the NMPA explains the developments in the battle for publishers & songwriters to be paid higher rates from music streaming companies.

David Massey

David Massey talks about his impressive career as label President and A&R exec, working with Oasis, Shakira, Taio Cruz, Duffy, Good Charlotte, Delta Goodren and many others.

David Israelite

Top exec David Israelite explains why streaming companies Spotify and Pandora are underpaying songwriters, and what can be done.

Jim Vellutato and Ali Tamposi

Jim Vellutato, VP A&R at Sony/ATV Music, discusses his involvement with two #1 hits. He also offer tips on how songwriters can succeed.

Jessica Cole

Interview with Jessica Cole, a young music exec from Colorado who has built a successful publishing company with over 50 songwriters..

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Dale Kawashima, Head of SongwriterUniverse, fondly recalls being a songplugger for Prince, placing cover hits for him, including “I Feel For You” by Chaka Khan.

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