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Facebook licensing deal

APRA AMCOS has finalised an agreement that will see music creators remunerated for the use of their music on Facebook properties.

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Songwriter Seminars

You're invited! Read about all the excellent international guests who will be speaking about their skills and experiences next week.

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Lullaby for the Prime Minister

The New Zealand School of Music are running a competition to set the words of an old but appropriate satirical poem to music to create a new lullaby for the Prime Minister's baby

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Don't Forget To Vote

The top 20 songs in the running for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll have been announced. All members are now invited to vote for the top 5 and winner.

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Songhubs Sphere participants announced

The local participants who will be part of the week-long songwriting workshop have been announced.

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How the Silver Scroll Winner is Chosen

Are you a little unclear on the judging and voting process around the Silver Scroll Award? Want to know how one song makes it to the top of the list?

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It's Performance Report time!

Have you played live lately? Then it's time to submit a Performance Report so you can get paid!

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STIM and APRA AMCOS announce Pan Asian licensing deal

The agreement will streamline the licensing, collection and distribution of royalties for STIM’s represented songwriters and publishers on digital and online multi territory services across Asia.

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APPLICATIONS OPEN

Applications are now open for SongHubs Sphere. Check out all the details about our amazing international guests.

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Winners Announced

The winners of the 2018 NZ Jazz Awards have been announced. Congratulations!

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Turn your setlists into royalties - Performance Reports due by 31 July

Just played? Get paid.

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Queen's Birthday Honours announced

The Topp Twins, Phil Bell aka DJ Sir-vere, Flying Nun founder Roger Shepherd, and John Rowles among those recognised for their contributions to music. Congratulations!

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2018 Country Music Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Reb Fountain who won both song and artist awards!

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Judges Announced For Maioha Award

We're very privileged to have four highly respected judges involved in the 2018 APRA Maioha Award.

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2018 Pacific Music Awards Winners

Congratulations to all the winners at the 2018 Pacific Music Awards held in Auckland last night.

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Event Calendar

Aug

31

Going Global Music Summit
A two day boutique music conference once again taking place at the renowned Roundhead Studios in Auckland.

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Sep

01

Word Christchurch Festival - The Neu! Ōtautahi! Incident
Haere mai, talofa, and walcome to the inaugural collision of some of Scotland, Aotearoa and beyond’s favourite wordsmiths, mavericks, lexical butter churners & raconteurs. Featuring Michael Pedersen (Scotland), Irvine Welsh (Scotland), Hollie McNish (UK), Pati Solomona Tyrell & Manu Vaeatangitau (FAFSWAG) (NZ), Samuel Flynn Scott (NZ), Hera Lindsay Bird (NZ), Omar Musa (AUS), Leilani Banday (USA), Dominic ‘Tourettes’ Hoey (NZ).

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Sep

02

Word Christchurch Festival - Samuel Flynn Scott On Songs
Fresh from Phoenix Foundation shows in Christchurch and Dunedin alongside the NZSO, Scott chats with producer and musician Gemma Gracewood about song writing and his body of work.

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Sep

20

APRA AMCOS Boards Meet
APRA AMCOS Boards Meet

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Oct

04

2018 APRA Silver Scroll Awards
The 53rd Silver Scroll Awards will be held at Spark Arena in Auckland on Thursday October 4.

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Nov

21

APRA AMCOS Boards Meet
APRA AMCOS Boards Meet

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Facebook licensing deal

APRA AMCOS has finalised an agreement that will see music creators remunerated for the use of their music on Facebook properties.

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STIM and APRA AMCOS
announce Pan Asian licensing deal

The partnership further bridges the gap between Sydney and Stockholm...

Turn your setlists into royalties - Performance Reports due by 31 July

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World IP Day innovator: Screen composer/sound editor Pru Montin

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2018 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition
Finalists announced

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Shut it down: Coach Viv on conquering Impostor Syndrome

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Globetrotting songwriters can hotdesk it with us in LA, Nashville and London

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International Womens Day: Membership drive

If you know any female songwriters who might not yet be members, or are just interested in learning more about an APRA AMCOS membership, give them a nudge in our direction.

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Don't leave money on the table - how to claim what's yours

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Facebook music licensing deals
update for members

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And the Grammy goes to...

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Disney, Moana, and the major songwriting role of Opetaia Foa'i

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Save the date: APRA AMCOS Global Roadshow

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New closing date of 15 February announced for Vanda & Young Song Competition

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Production Music Rate Card
out now

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No dramas with new definition of Dramatic Context
APRA Board gives green light to new definition of Dramatic Context.

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Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 4pm 21 December, re-opening 2 January.

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Clarity and conversations: Art Music Fund tips from 2017 recipient Lisa Cheney

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No place for sexual harassment and assault in our music industry

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10 things you need to know about the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition

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The Kiwi (and Aussie) songwriters behind 26 Grammy nominations

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APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

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2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition opens

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Tips of the Trade: Want to be a screen composer? Bryony Marks gives guidance.

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Art Music Fund announces third year of funding for composers

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