Late-Night Bands Demand Residuals For Online Reuse Of Their Work

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Musicians on late-night shows, awards shows and other live TV shows are demanding to be paid residuals when their work is featured on ad-supported streaming services like YouTube and on the networks' own websites. According to a spokesperson for the 80,000-member American Federation of Musicians, this is the "primary issue" in its negotiations for a new contract with the networks, which resume Monday. The union's last contract expired in February 2016 and members have…