musicFIRST Announces Chris Israel as Executive Director
Posted on 1/10/17

The Executive Committee of the musicFIRST Coalition announced today the appointment of Chris Israel as the Coalition’s Executive Director. Mr. Israel will begin serving in this capacity for musicFIRST – a broad-based coalition working to ensure music creators get fair pay for their work, on AM/FM and wherever and however it is played – immediately.

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Exposed: How the NAB Fools Its Own Members
Posted on 2/9/16

Listening to the NAB’s very first podcast was an introduction to an alternative universe. It’s all about fake legislation they have been trumpeting for years: LRFA. Read More

The Fair Play Fair Pay Act is More Than Just Performance Rights
Posted on 2/4/16

Here at musicFIRST, we spend every day working for the Fair Play Fair Pay bill, which would – after decades of struggle – finally create an AM/FM performance right so that musicians and vocalists get paid when Big Radio uses their work. Read More. 

Elton John, REM, Chuck D, Annie Lennox, Imogen Heap, tUnE-yArDs and Thousands of Artists and Fans Around the World Call for Action on the Fair Play Fair Pay Act
Posted on 7/20/15

During the past week, an online “Music Community Week of Action in Support of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act” organized by musicFIRST Coalition members – along with allied groups, including the Featured Artists Coalition, Content Creators Coalition and Future of Music Coalition – brought artists and fans worldwide together to show their support for U.S. music creators.

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We're thrilled to welcome Chris Israel as Exec. Dir., bringing extensive experience to the fight for artists' rights https://t.co/RS58fzW6tS
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