Update: Read the full transcript of Matt Pincus' testimony here
, and his Op-Ed featured on The Wrap here
On Tuesday, March 10th at 10AM EST, Matt Pincus represented the music publishing industry at the Senate Judiciary Committee's Hearing on DOJ Consent Decrees, "How Much For a Song?: The Antitrust Decrees that Govern the Market for Music," as part of the Sub-Committee on Anti-Trust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights.
A webcast of the hearing is available by visiting Senate Judiciary Committee hearing webpage,
with Pincus' testimony beginning at the 42-minute mark.
About Matt Pincus & SONGS Music Publishing:
Matt Pincus is the founder and CEO of SONGS Music Publishing, the leading US contemporary independent music publisher. With its headquarters in New York and offices in Los Angeles, London and Nashville, SONGS’ 350 songwriters are global stars across the spectrum of contemporary music, including Grammy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Lorde
, R&B superstar The Weeknd
, super-producer DJ Mustard
(the leading urban producer in the world with 21 Top 20 Pop and R&B hits since 2012), EDM superstar Diplo
(Usher, Madonna, Justin Bieber, MIA, Sia, Major Lazer), and many more. SONGS has registered in the top 10 of Billboard’s Publisher Quarterly for the past 6 quarters, claiming as much as 5% of overall US radio airplay.