A Coalition Of Music Advocacy Groups Calls Out Congress For Possible Bailout Of The Radio Industry

A Coalition Of Music Advocacy Groups Calls Out Congress For Possible Bailout Of The Radio Industry


WASHINGTON D.C. (CelebrityAccess) — A coalition of music industry advocacy groups have called out congress for what they describe as an unwarranted federal bailout of the commercial radio industry.

The group, which includes SoundExchange, the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), the Future of Music Coalition and the Recording Academy, calls out the latest draft of the House of Representatives’ HEROES Act, a wide-ranging piece of legislation that is aimed at providing economic relief to multiple business sectors during the COVID-19 crisis.

However, the coalition claims that the bill provides unnecessary relief the commercial radio industry, including large broadcasting conglomerates that own hundreds of stations across the U.S., often at odds with a dwindling number of…



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