U.S. music publishing earned $2.2 billion in total revenue in 2013 across all income sources. However, according to a new National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) survey, roughly $2.3 billion more is lost every year due to outdated copyright law and government regulations. Thanks to recent changes in the way data is collected, the NMPA can now quantify the total industry revenue and value. The new program requires music publishing members to provide revenue data and captures market share information. Total industry revenue is based on numbers reported to NMPA by its members for 2013 while the lost revenue calculations are...

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