MercyMe participates in historic signing of Music Modernization Act at White House

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The Music Modernization Act will simplify the music-licensing process, making it easier for rights holders to be more fairly compensated when their music is streamed online.

In a major win for recording artists all over the country, the Music Modernization Act has been signed into law by President Trump.

Also joining the president were Mike Love of the Beach Boys, singer Sam Moore, and the Christian group MercyMe.

The nonprofit collective will then pay songwriters, including those who wrote pre-1970s classics before music copyrights protected their work.

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Kanye West was also joined alongside National Football League legend Jim Brown, the President's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, and her husband and White House adviser Jared Kushner, during his speech at the Oval Office.

Politico spoke to White House sources and people close to Trump who say they are concerned about declining coverage because of Fox's editorial decision.

"We are incredibly grateful for the Members of Congress who passed the MMA and the President for signing it", Israelite said.

This will be the second time the Gold Digger hitmaker has met with Trump since his election as president, as they met at Trump Tower in New York City in December 2016, shortly after he won that year's presidential vote. We build factories here in America to create jobs.

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The music community lauded the legislation.

US President Donald Trump has signed a Music Modernization Act, a bipartisan act which addresses music licensing and royalty legislation, among other issues related to music rights.

"Let's stop worrying about the future all we have is today", Kanye expressed in his lengthy speech.

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