AM NEWS: YouTube & Publishers Settle, Google Music Magnifier, New EMI Bidder, Griff To X5, Bylin On Apps

HypebotFavicon YouTube and a group of major US publishers have settled their lawsuit.  Payments from the online video giant should mean more money for many artists.

  • Google has launched Music Magnifier, a blog offering free music for sideload into your Googe Music account. This may be the slowest roll-out in history…
  • TPG Capital who own a 30 stake in CAA, are reportedly the newest bider for EMI. (AllAccess)


  • Griff Morris joins X5 Music from Amazon as head of content deals and artist relations. The move reunites ex-Amazon Music staffers Scott Ambrose Reilly (aka Bullethead) who is CEO and Joy O'Shell, who heads operations. 
  • Kyle Bylin scores again with his essay "Why Music Apps Fail" (Billboard.biz
  • The Beatles Don’t Want You to Steal Music. But They Still Won’t Sell It Anywhere but iTunes. (MediaMemo)

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