About Us

DiMA represents the world’s leading audio streaming companies and streaming innovators. Our mission is to promote and protect the ability of music fans to legally engage with creative content whenever and wherever they want it, and for artists to more easily reach longtime fans and make new ones.

Innovations by DiMA’s member companies are driving the economic engine that saved and revitalized the music industry, bringing it forward into a brighter future. These companies sit at the center of the modern music ecosystem, connecting all facets of the industry. DiMA supports policies that strengthen the relationships between artists, fans, and everyone involved in bringing music—one of our core cultural touchstones—into the world. DiMA will continue to promote policies and public conversations that encourage innovation and strengthen the music economy in ways that benefit all stakeholders.

Our Members

President and CEO

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Graham Davies

Graham Davies is an experienced executive with deep relationships and understanding of the digital music industry. He has successfully led numerous governmental and policy campaigns and was instrumental to the landmark UK DCMS Select Committee Inquiry into the Economics of Streaming. This effort resulted in the establishment of groundbreaking agreements on metadata and contract transparency. Graham also established the Credits Due campaign with support from Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA and 80 companies across the music industry, all seeking improvements in how song data is managed.

Prior to joining DiMA, Davies was CEO of The Ivors Academy where he designed a significant transformation of the organization including rebranding and global partnerships. He achieved recognition of The Ivors as one of the preeminent songwriting awards in the world, with fellowship awards given to Sting, Kate Bush, Shakira and many more.

With a history as a musician and songwriter advocate, Davies’ passion for education led him to relaunch The Ivors Academy Trust as a charity supporting projects such as TheWRD creative entrepreneurship course, and awards to increase access and diversity for musicians.

Prior to his work as a songwriter advocate, Davies was part of the senior leadership of PRS for Music collecting society where he delivered innovative digital licensing and administration strategies, including the set-up of the International Copyright Enterprise (ICE). Davies has served on the board of UK Music, the Council of Music Makers and British Copyright Council. Hailing from London, England, he received his BA in music from the University of Liverpool and MBA from Warwick University.

Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs

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Sally Rose Larson

As a veteran of Capitol Hill, Sally Rose’s extensive experience developing policy priorities and political strategy has helped shape many recent legislative wins for the music streaming industry.

Before joining DiMA, Sally Rose served as Deputy Chief of Staff to House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) and as the chief copyright advisor to House Judiciary Committee Republicans. While in Rep. Collins’ office, she was responsible for developing strategic policy plans and priorities, managing the Washington, D.C. office, and facilitating stakeholder engagement. She also previously served as Legislative Director to Rep. Collins and as Senior Legislative Assistant to a former member of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Sally Rose graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with B.A.s in Government and History.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel 

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Colin Rushing

Colin Rushing is a seasoned music industry executive and lawyer with deep expertise in digital music rights, collective management, statutory licensing, and copyright and media law. He has appeared on Billboard’s “Top Music Lawyers” list multiple times for his work on critical legal and regulatory issues and proceedings.  Colin was formerly the Chief Legal Officer at SoundExchange, where he drove the company’s legal and regulatory strategy and played a key role in a number of public policy initiatives, including the Music Modernization Act.   

Before SoundExchange, Colin was an attorney at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, where he focused on intellectual property and media law.  He attended the University of Virginia School of Law and clerked for the Honorable T.S. Ellis III on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  He is on the boards of the Copyright Society of the South and the Give a Note Foundation, a graduate of Leadership Music, and a member of the adjunct faculty at Belmont University.  

Contact Us

DiMA is the global voice of music streaming advocating for the digital music innovations that have created unparalleled consumer choice and revolutionized the way music fans and artists connect. Representing the world’s leading music streaming companies and streaming innovators – Amazon, Apple Music, Feed.FM, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube – DiMA’s mission is to promote and protect the ability of music fans to engage with creative content whenever and wherever they want and for artists to more easily reach old fans and make new ones.

If you have any questions, comments, or are a member of the media, send us a note.

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Digital Media Association
529 14th St. NW, STE 1085
Washington, D.C. 20045
(202) 792-5663

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