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A Special Evening with Mac Davis

A Special Evening with Mac Davis

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On November 8, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a special musical evening with legendary recording artist and songwriter Mac Davis.  The event was held at Nashville’s Sambuca Restaurant for CSoS members and their guests. At his commercial peak in the mid-’70s, Mac Davis was one of America’s most popular entertainers, a countrypolitan-styled […]

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Music Data Exchange: Publishers and Labels Working Together

Music Data Exchange: Publishers and Labels Working Together

| October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 24, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative presentation and update regarding SoundExchange by its COO, Jonathan Bender. The luncheon event was held at  BMI’s Nashville headquarters for CSoS members and guests. Jonathan Bender has served as Chief Operating Officer of SoundExchange since 2011.  SoundExchange is the world’s largest sound recording performance […]

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“Blurred Lines” Discussion with Richard Busch

“Blurred Lines” Discussion with Richard Busch

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 28, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative presentation regarding the topic of copyright infringement by attorney Richard Busch of King & Ballow law firm. The luncheon event was held at ASCAP’s Nashville headquarters for CSoS members and guests. Mr. Busch obtained a jury award of $7.4 million in favor of […]

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Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Local College Students

Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Local College Students

| September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of the South gave Award of Excellence Scholarships to four local college students at its meeting on September 28, 2018. (L to R):  Taylor John, who attends Belmont University; Carie Cartwright, who attends Vanderbilt University; Julie Gant, who attends Trevecca University; and Billy Farmer, who attends Middle Tennessee State University. The Society offers […]

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ORRIN G. HATCH MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE

ORRIN G. HATCH MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

From:  http://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/orrin-g-hatch-music-modernization-act-passes%C2%A0united-states-senate-unanimous-consent MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE UNANIMOUS CONSENT NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (September 18, 2018) – The Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (MMA), legislation designed to improve streaming royalty rates for American songwriters, cleared one of the final hurdles today with adoption by the United States Senate.  It now awaits only a final vote by the U.S. […]

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Career Opportunity – Rights Analyst – Discovery, Inc.

Career Opportunity – Rights Analyst – Discovery, Inc.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rights Analyst Position Summary Our Team The Business & Legal Affairs department is responsible for all television business affairs and legal matters related to the acquisition and pre-broadcast review of all content used worldwide by Discovery’s television networks. The department negotiates and drafts acquisition, commission, co-production, and talent agreements; reviews scripts and rough cuts of […]

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Career Opportunity – Royalties Accountant – Discovery, Inc.

Career Opportunity – Royalties Accountant – Discovery, Inc.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Royalties Accountant Position Summary Our Team The Business & Legal Affairs department is responsible for all television business affairs and legal matters related to the acquisition and pre-broadcast review of all content used worldwide by Discovery’s television networks. The department negotiates and drafts acquisition, commission, co-production, and talent agreements; reviews scripts and rough cuts of […]

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Career Opportunity – Music Publishing Specialist – Discovery, Inc.

Career Opportunity – Music Publishing Specialist – Discovery, Inc.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Music Publishing Specialist Position Summary Our Team The Business & Legal Affairs department is responsible for all television business affairs and legal matters related to the acquisition and pre-broadcast review of all content used worldwide by Discovery’s television networks. The department negotiates and drafts acquisition, commission, co-production, and talent agreements; reviews scripts and rough cuts […]

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Barbershop Harmony Society Speaks – And Sings – To Copyright Society of the South

Barbershop Harmony Society Speaks – And Sings – To Copyright Society of the South

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On February 20, 2018, leaders from the Barbershop Harmony Society spoke to the Copyright Society of the South regarding a cappella  music, the barbershop-style art form, and the services and programs the organization provides to its members and to singers throughout the world. The Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) is an international a cappella music organization headquartered in […]

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New Global Rights Collections:  An Update from Clearbox Rights LLC

New Global Rights Collections: An Update from Clearbox Rights LLC

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

On February 1, 2018, former Copyright Society of the South President and board member John Barker gave an in-depth presentation and update regarding global digital rights collections. Barker is the Founder, President & CEO of ClearBox Rights, LLC, , an independent IP rights managements company, based in Nashville, Tennessee. John also founded ICG (Integrated Copyright […]

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