Posted: Feb 2, 2022
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**Guest post written by Blake Morgan, artist, musician, record producer, CEO of ECR Music Group, and founder of #IRespectMusic. Originally featured on Hypebot.com.
"Artist and advocate Blake Morgan has penned a letter on behalf of more than 14,000 petition signers calling for artists to finally get paid when their music is played on AM/FM radio...The letter was sent to the Board of Directors at the two largest radio broadcasters in the US, iHeartRadio and Cumulus Media. Both earn billions of dollars in ad revenue yearly while refusing to share it with the performing artists whose music makes it all possible. This Wednesday February 2nd at 10 AM ET. the House Judiciary will hold a public hearing on changing that by passing the American Music Fairness Act."View Full Article
Posted: Jul 15, 2019
Category: Music Streaming
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**Guest post written by Tatiana Cirisano, originally featured on Billboard.com.
"Spotify is drawing heat from artists and music execs for an ad campaign that urges listeners to "dance like nobody's paying," a pitch for its free 30-day Spotify Premium trial..."View Full Article
Posted: Jan 15, 2018
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**Guest post written by Blake Morgan, artist, musician, record producer, CEO of ECR Music Group, and founder of #IRespectMusic. Originally featured in The Huffington Post and later featured in The Trichordist and Digital Music News.
Last week, Blake Morgan published a story in the Huffington Post that discussed his heated exchange with Spotify execs in a closed-door "artists-only" meeting. Just as the article was gaining traction, it was suddenly removed...Here's Blake's original article...View Full Article
Posted: Jan 11, 2016
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**Guest post written by Blake Morgan, artist, musician, record producer, and founder and owner of ECR Music Group. Originally featured in The Huffington Post.
Posted: Feb 10, 2014
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**Guest post written by Blake Morgan, artist, musician, record producer, and founder and owner of ECR Music Group.