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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pop radio in decline, streaming on the rise: How the coronavirus is changing what we listen to

As the coronavirus pandemic forces millions to work from home, commutes have disappeared. With them, the drive-time pop music and talk radio habits of many Americans have changed dramatically. Instead of listening in the car, people are calling on digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri to fire up some music while they cook. That’s not only affecting […]