With few exceptions and whenever possible, I play the original version of songs- not radio edits. I feel strongly about keeping the artist's words intact- as they are written, recorded, and performed. There is no KidzBop version of LauriRadio.
SoundExchange collects royalties for ALL sound recordings played on non-interactive digital radio. This includes recordings and soundtracks made by actors, comedians, and spoken word artists, in addition to musicians.
Lauri Pearson is a lifelong music lover, who has worked at major record labels and on-air at radio stations since 1992. LauriRadio is a labor of love, broadcast for anyone whose music defines them. It's about tenacity, survival, and not letting anyone or anything take you out of the game. For more, visit her site.