Music Creation and Copyright

Music Creation and Copyright The Senate Judiciary Committee heard from recording artist Smokey Robinson, along with other musicians, songwriters and music industry executives on updating federal copyright laws and music licensing rules. Smokey Robinson delivers his opening statement at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Music Licensing, Copyright and Royalties. “Musicians who recorded before February 15, 1972 deserve to be compensated the same was as those who recorded after that date.” Watch full hearing here: