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SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste makes surprise exit

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By Emmanuel Legrand

The board of directors of SOCAN (the Society of Composers, Authors & Music Publishers of Canada) has announced on April 14 the surprise resignation of Eric Baptiste after 10 years as chief executive officer of the rights society.

Following the decision, effective immediately, SOCAN Senior Vice President Operation & Reproduction Rights Jennifer Brown was appointed to the role of Interim CEO. SOCAN said she will be in the role "during the formal process of id...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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Kenya Grace assigns to PPL the global collection of neighbouring rights royalties

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British performer and songwriter Kenya Grace has signed a representation agreement with UK music licensing company PPL for the collection of her international neighbouring rights royalties.

PPL will collect royalties on Grace's behalf for the use of her music on radio, TV and in public spaces around the world. PPL providers performers access to a team of over 200 professionals, data processing technology, and a network of over 110 agreements with collective management organisations (CMOs) i...

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Four new appointees join PRS for Music’s Members’ Council — Phil Rose, Laura Young, Mike Stobbie and Pete Woodroffe

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Four new Directors have been appointed to the Members' Council of PRS for Music during the British rights society's 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London June 4.

The four appointees to the Council are Publisher Council Members Phil Rose (Sentric Music) and Laura Young (S2K Music), and Writer Council Members Mike Stobbie and Pete Woodroffe, the latter being appointed for a second term.  

Newly elected PRS Council Members (l. to r.): Phil Rose; Mike Stobbie; Pete Woodroffe; and Laura...

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SPPF expresses interest in joining the new partnership between ADAMI and SCPP

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French neighbouring rights society SPPF, which represents recordings owned by independent labels, has welcomed the recent agreement between two other neighbouring rights collective management organisations (CMOs) — ADAMI and SCPP — to create a joint venture to operate a joint database and create a distribution tool for their members.

"SPPF has always considered that neighbouring rights CMOs should come together in order to share their information systems and work together to pool resources ...

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