Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Grammys on the Hill: Take Action
On Monday, The Recording Academy was in New York to help announce new bipartisan legislation called the Fair Play Fair Pay Act. We were joined by Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and dozens of artists, musicians, producers, and songwriters. This important bill would finally establish performance rights for artists on AM/FM radio, and provide that all radio services - satellite, Internet, cable and terrestrial - pay artists fair value for their work.
Monday was a great moment for the music community, but to see this bill passed into law we need a movement. So yesterday in Washington, D.C., hundreds of your fellow Academy members walked the halls of Congress to take the message of fair pay for all music creators directly to their representatives during our annual GRAMMYs on the Hill Advocacy Day.
Now it's your turn: use our online advocacy tools so that your representatives can hear from you. It only takes a few minutes to make your voice heard for music creators. Our theme this year is Music Creators United, and united we can make a difference.