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Merlin-logo-one-with-strapline-copyMerlin's payments to its 20,000 label members has surpassed $500 million annually, according the 10th anniversary  report just released by the global indie music licensor.  A dive into the data shows an indie sector that, by some measures, is benefiting from the streaming revolution even more than their major label counterparts.

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image from pbs.twimg.comSpotify has announced that it will be taking its popular ¡Viva Latino! playlist on the road.  The tour, produced in partnership with Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN), will feature performances by Daddy Yankee, Jowell y Randy, Bad Bunny, Becky G and Natti Natasha and is set to kick off at Chicago’s Allstate Arena on Thursday, August 23.

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