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Court Voids Spotify, Amazon Songwriter Royalty Increase

 The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has voided the most recent royalty rate structure established by the Copyright Royalty Board. The opinion, written by DC Circuit Judge Patricia Millett, addressed. Continue reading

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TikTok Rival Triller Licences All 3 Majors, Merlin via 7Digital

TikTok rival Triller has inked a deal with B2B music licensor 7Digital for access to a global catalog of 80 million tracks including Sony, UMG, Warner Music Group and Merlin.. Continue reading

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AM BRIEF: 2M Watch Weeknd On TikTok • Crew Nation Raises $15M • Hipgnosis Nabs No I.D. • More

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LISTENING ANXIETY: Struggling With An Overwhelming Flood Of New Music

With an estimated 40,000 tracks uploaded to Spotify every single day, it’s impossible to keep up. Will this glut of new music along with access to a massive catalog of. Continue reading

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5 Proven Steps For Promoting Music On Instagram

With its vast user base, Instagram is the perfect platform for promoting your music and finding new fans, but standing out can be a challenge. Here we look at five. Continue reading

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Best Music Industry Books For Reading During Quarantine

If quarantine has left you with a little extra time on your hands, now’s the perfect opportunity to broaden your industry knowledge by cracking open a few of these choice. Continue reading

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Prison Music: An Historical Primer

In this piece, Amanda Petrusich takes us on journey examining the long-standing relationship between prisons and music, and the power of music (performed both by and for the incarcerated) as. Continue reading

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Amazon Music, Audible To Add Free Podcasts

Amazon Music and its Audible service will add free podcasts, but a key clause in the terms of service sent off alarm bells throughout the podcasting community. Amazon was requiring. Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: LÜM Adds Funding • WMG, BMG. Sony/ATV, Concord Sign

Music discovery startup LÜM has closed a Seed II round and will use the funds to continue its launch of a virtual gifting system implemented to help the development and. Continue reading

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Which Legal Entity Is The Best Choice For Your Music Business?

When artists formalize their first music company, there can be some uncertainty over which legal entity is the best option to move forward with. Here we compare Inc. to LLC. Continue reading

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