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AGM NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS

AGM NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS

Notice is hereby given in terms of section 62 (1) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 of  the  Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Members of the Company which will be held at:  SAMRO Auditorium, SAMRO Place: 20 De Korte St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on 01 March 2017 (14: 00 – 17h00). The following.

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GEMA and YouTube end 7 year battle

GEMA and YouTube end 7 year battle

GEMA and YouTube have finally agreed on licensing terms following negotiations that have spanned close to 7 years. After seven years of tough negotiations the conclusion of this contract with YouTube marks a milestone for GEMA and its members,” said GEMA CEO Dr Harald Heker.    Click HERE to read more. 

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Demand for Local Music Driving Digital G…

Demand for Local Music Driving Digital Growth

"In Africa there is more demand for local digital content than anywhere in the world" - Rick Fant  Click HERE to read more on the Digital Music In Africa discussion as AfricaCom 

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#CAPASSO101

#CAPASSO101

Watch video to learn more about CAPASSO and Mechanical Rights. Find out more about how CAPASSO can help your business, either as a member or as a user of music.

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Find Out More about Mechanical Rights CM…

Find Out More about Mechanical Rights CMO's

Read up on mechanical rights CMO's and how they operate. Click HERE for more info

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How Much Do Artists Make From CD Sales?

How Much Do Artists Make From CD Sales?

If you have ever wondered how much artists make from the sale of their album, a recent article by Rapport shed's some light revealing that just under 10% of album sales go to the artist. Click HERE to read more

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Digitisation &the recording industry…

Digitisation &the recording industry in Kenya

Music, Digitization and Mediation (MusDig) undertook a 5 year research programme between 2010 and 2015 looking at the effects of digitisation on music. Andrew  Eisenberg writes that his was to examine how the advent and rapid development of digital technologies of musical production and distribution have impacted the sounds and economics of.

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5 African Music Start Ups to Watch

5 African Music Start Ups to Watch

As the the digitisation of music continues, Disrupt Africa has complied a list of 5 African Music On-Demand Start Ups that are looking to make an impact. Click to see the full list HERE

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CAPASSO SAMA22 Award goes to ...

CAPASSO SAMA22 Award goes to ...

S’fiso Ncwane was awarded the CAPASSO BEST SELLING DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: COMPOSER AWARD at this year’s SAMAs  for his work on Bayede Baba. For the full list of winners here...

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90% Local Music

90% Local Music

SABC's 90% local content quota on all its radio stations is here for life. Get the full story here...

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Global Music Report Stats

Global Music Report Stats

Global Music Report Statistics about how the Music Industry is evolving. Download the full report here...

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CAPASSO urges MTN, music sellers, to arm…

CAPASSO urges MTN, music sellers, to arm themselves with proper knowledge of copyright law.

According to Composers, Authors and Publishers Association (CAPASSO), MTN’s interchangeable referencing of composition owners (songwriters and publishers, represented by CAPASSO) and owners of the sound recording (performers and record labels), does nothing but create confusion in the eyes of the public and, importantly, affected members of the music industry. MTN’s.

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