The Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (aka the Music Modernization Act aka the MMA) was enacted to account for today’s music licensing landscape and better facilitate music licensing by digital services. However, the MMA actually has three main sections. Read about them here!
With a 415-0 vote of approval in the House of Representatives, many anticipated the Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) would achieve a similar, swift vote in the Senate and finally, we would see an update to archaic laws to reflect how artists and songwriters should get paid today. To nearly everyone’s surprise, however, it came to fruition that the opposition to the bill was vastly underestimated… read more here.