According to the USA Today, the Recording Artists Coalition is fighting the big five record companies and RIAA for basic musicians' rights. Artists like Elton John, Don Henley and Tom Waits are condemning the stranglehold these big labels hold on their artists.
Keith Richards was revived long enough to sum it up for us: "The time where accountants decide what music people hear is coming to an end. Accountants may be good at numbers, but they have terrible taste in music."
Please see this post for more information.