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Capitol Hill Mixtape Congresswoman Deborah Ross

July 20, 2021 | Music Notes Blog

Thanks for tuning in! This month I had the pleasure of interviewing first-term Congresswoman Deborah Ross (D-NC-2). Congresswoman Ross told us about how she got a very early start in politics and music with parents who loved both, and shared songs that remind her to use her position to…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Dan Kildee

April 1, 2021 | Music Notes Blog

Capitol Hill Mixtape returns this month with our interview of Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI-5) who represents his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

RIAA is thrilled to close out 2021’s Women’s History Month with a rich and moving roundtable conversation…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Ted Deutch

February 24, 2021 | Music Notes Blog

Welcome back to Capitol Hill Mixtape! We are very grateful to be kicking off our 2021 season with a longtime friend of the music industry, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL-22).

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congresswoman Veronica Escobar

December 10, 2020 | Music Notes Blog

Our final Capitol Hill Mixtape interview of 2020 is with the Congresswoman from El Paso, Veronica Escobar (D-TX-16). I may be biased as a guy from Arizona, but I’m always excited to hear from Members who bring…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

November 19, 2020 | Music Notes Blog

Our Capitol Hill Mixtape interview this month is with the Velvet Hammer herself, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7). It doesn’t take much time with Congresswoman Murphy to see why she’s considered a rising star on the Hill. Her harrowing story as a refugee from Vietnam to what led her into public…

Welcome to Capitol Hill Mixtape!

October 28, 2020 | Music Notes Blog

Politics is storytelling, and every good story has a soundtrack. Members of Congress tell their stories all the time to win votes, debate public policies, and sometimes just because many of them have fascinating and unique paths to public service. At RIAA, we have the privilege to talk to public…

One Step Closer

September 12, 2018 | Music Notes Blog

The Music Modernization Act (MMA) is the result of a united music community working hand-in-hand to ensure fair treatment by services like SiriusXM who have refused to pay legacy artists and their labels for the performance of their recordings.  The fight began years ago in state court with a finding…

Listen Up: 2017 Music Consumer Profile

May 4, 2018 | Music Notes Blog

Spring is a great time for data! 

U.S. Music Industry's Jobs & Benefits Report

April 26, 2018 | Music Notes Blog

The outsized role music plays in the cultural landscape of the United States is undeniable, from artists known the world over, to fans that bond over their favorite albums, to songs from our teenage years that we can still sing today.