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Read the latest straight from NMPA President & CEO David Israelite on the state of the publishing industry, the difficulties songwriters face and what must be done to help creators survive in the Digital Age. STRAIGHT FROM THE CEO

National Music Publishers' Association

  • Creates Music

    NMPA advocates for publishers and their songwriter partners, who create and license the majority of songs in the U.S.

  • Promotes music

    NMPA works with every branch of government so creator’s rights are reflected in copyright policy and today’s music marketplace.

  • Protects Rights

    NMPA fights to ensure songwriters are fairly compensated for their work from digitally streamed music to lyrics posted online.

NMPA Gold & Platinum Program