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All Play, No Pay, Artists Rally for Radio Royalties

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduces Fair Play, Fair Pay Act.

Music streaming services like Spotify and Pandora pay musicians every time they play their songs, but radio stations don't have to. That's the way it has always been, under the rationale that radio airplay benefits artists in other ways. But Congressmen Jerry Nadler (D-NY) called it unfair to artists.