SoundExchange recently announced the collecting and distributing domestic and foreign private copy royalties.

As part of SoundExchange multi-year technology initiative centered on leveraging the use of data to streamline systems and increase efficiency across the music industry, SoundExchange recently announced the expansion of their operations to begin collecting and distributing domestic and foreign private copy royalties, a function of the music industry that had previously been performed by […]


ORLANDO, FL – On Saturday, May 29., Florida Songwriters Association will lead a virtual roundtable with Songwriters, Artists and Producers to meet us at the Roundtable. Florida Songwriters Association’s mission is to foster creative songwriting minds. We work with songwriters from all genres of music, ranging from professional to amateur, who are committed to protecting the […]


ORLANDO, FL – On Friday, February 25th, 2021 the Florida Songwriters Association (FLSW) was among 15 organizations selected to receive funding from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Community Crime Prevention Grant Program.  FLSW indicates that its micro-grant award will benefit So You Want Your Name In Lights Youth Mentoring Project (SYWYNIL) , a partnership initiative […]

Spotify Expands International Footprint, Bringing Audio to 80+ New Markets

As part of our ongoing commitment to building a truly borderless audio ecosystem— connecting creators, listeners, and content—Spotify is embarking on a sweeping expansion that will introduce the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service available to more than a billion people in 80+ new markets around the world, and add 36 languages to our platform. […]

Florida Songwriters Association is gearing up to offer a virtual workshop April 17, 2021.

Melbourne, FL, February 10, 2021,– The Florida Songwriters Association is gearing up to offer an online workshop Saturday, April 17, 2021 that will help passionate songwriters learn and sharpen their songwriting skills. Florida Songwriters Association promotes creativity and welcomes songwriters from all genres of music and skill levels. From professional to amateurs, the Florida Songwriters […]

Mechanical Licensing Collective (also known as “The MLC”).

The MLC is a new nonprofit organization designated by the U.S. Copyright Office pursuant to the historic Music Modernization Act of 2018. Starting in January 2021, The MLC will administer a new blanket mechanical license available to eligible streaming and download services (digital service providers or DSPs) in the United States. The MLC will be […]

Florida Songwriters Association will be attending SXSW virtual event March 16-20.

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery. As part of our 2021 offerings, the SXSW Online digital experience will take place from March 16-20.

Join us for Full Sail University Virtual Career Fair!

Florida Songwriter’s Association has some exciting news to share! Thursday November 12th, 2020, we will be joining our partners at Full Sail University for their Virtual Career Fair! If you are a Full Sail University graduate seeking a job or would like to network with industry professionals throughout the country, we invite you to register […]