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Worship at Home: 15 Days of Worship and Prayer

Adam Carpenter

Considering what is currently taking place in our nation and across the world, I want to remind you of the power of our worship – our agreement with God – and to encourage you to lift your vision higher! As everyone is quarantined in their homes, believers everywhere are engaged in worship and prayer in an incredible way! “But You are holy, enthroned in the praises of Israel.” (Psalm 22:3) “In that day I will restore the fallen house of David. I will repair its damaged walls. From the ruins, I will rebuild it and restore its former glory.” (Amos…

Your Music is Your Legacy

Adam Carpenter

It’s far too easy to think that life is all about what we can see. While the present reality is very important, the truth is that it’s all about a greater reality. There is a higher perspective, however that higher perspective alone does not negate the importance of the present responsibilities of life. They work together and we must lift our vision higher. The same applies to music and those who create it. For those who write or record music, your work is more than a means of self-expression. Your work reflects a current truth, embodies a future reality, and…

2017 Publishing Recap

Watershed Music Publishing

A lot can happen in the course of 365 days, and 2017 was one of those years. Serving the industry since 2011, Watershed Music Publishing is the division of Watershed Music Group that provides publishing rights management – stewarding the administration, licensing, translations, royalty collection, and payment on behalf of our songwriters and catalog administration clients. We are honored to have executed numerous licenses and had various placements throughout 2017 for our Clients. Listen and enjoy a brief recap on Spotify below. Never Lost by Rita Springer – Battles (Gateway Music) Represented Client: Catherine Mullins, Ramp Worship Reckless Love by…

2017 BMI Christian Award Winning Song, “I Am Not Alone”

Watershed Music Publishing

*Source: Broadcast Music, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee BMI proudly honored the top 25 songs played on Christian radio during the past year at the 2017 BMI Christian Awards, held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row. The annual event celebrates the songwriters and publishers of the past year’s most performed Christian rock, contemporary Christian, inspirational, southern and urban gospel songs on U.S. Christian radio. “Each year, when we celebrate the incredible music of BMI’s Christian songwriters and their publishers, I think it can’t possibly get any better than this. And every year it does. I’m so…

2016 Publishing Recap

Watershed Music Publishing

A lot can happen in the course of 365 days, and 2016 was one of those years. For starters, Watershed formally launched its publishing division, and was warmly welcomed into the CMPA. The best part of the business is the relationships built. An important key to songs spreading is camaraderie, which most naturally happens within the confines of relationships. Subsequently, Watershed executed hundreds of music licenses for placement. Song usages included those from film-makers, churches, independent recording artists, and major record labels. Serving the industry since 2011, Watershed Music Publishing is the division of Watershed Music Group that provides publishing…

Increased Royalty Rates for ASCAP Music Creators

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*Source: American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) The agreement covers the five-year period 2017 to 2021. It provides for increases in the rates paid… [Read full announcement here] Note: Performance royalties are generated through various sources, from terrestrial radio (recorded songs) to YouTube (yes, even unrecorded songs). Watershed Music Group can help ensure proper data management and royalty collections. “We are confident that our new agreement will provide enhanced financial benefits to ASCAP songwriters, composers, and music publishers at a time of tremendous disruption in the music industry. Reaching a voluntary agreement with the terrestrial radio industry enables…

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