THU. BRIEF: Songtrust Grows Globally • Spotify India Stats • Apple Music Unwraps 2020 Early • More

THURSDAY 2.27.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above

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Songtrust Now Represents 205K Songwriters, 2M Songs, Reports Record Growth

Royalty collection platform Songtrust has announced impressive year-over-year growth. As of May 31st, Songtrust has more than 2 million songs under management from 26,000 publishers and 205,000 songwriters from 64. Continue reading

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Symphonic Partners With Songtrust

Independent music distributor Symphonic has partnered with Songtrust to expand its publishing services. Songtrust represents more than 150,000 songwriters and more than 20,000 publishers.

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CD Baby, AVL Digital Acquired By Downtown Music

Downtown Music Holdings has acquired AVL Digital Group and its portfolio of music distribution, rights management and artist services businesses, including CD Baby, AdRev, DashGo and Soundrop. DMH is the. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: Soundcloud Founder Exits • Pitchfork Paywall • Dubset Direct MIx Distro • Songtrust + Audiomack • More

THURSDAY 1.24.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Songtrust Now Administers 150K Songwriters, 1M Copyrights, 20K Music Publishers

Songtrust announced that is now administers 50,000 songwriters, 20,000 music publishers and more than 1,000,000 copyrights. That's up from 100,000 songwriters and 15,000 publishers just over a year ago.

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The Real Costs of Music Publishing

Let’s talk about running a music publishing company. Whether you are just starting, or operating a publisher as we speak, it is important to know when and why to spend. Continue reading

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Don’t Get Screwed Over: 3 Situations Where A Handshake Deal Is Not Enough

While getting agreements in writing is almost always a good idea when it comes to the music business, there are certain situations where doing so is critical to making sure one's. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 5.6.16: Music’s Top Earners • Lowery vs. Spotify • Pandora Revenue Up

Taylor Swift and Adele were the top earning artists in the publishing sector of the music industry in 2015.  Billboard’s annual Moneymakers rankings list the top 10 earners in four. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup: Friday, April 29, 2016

Max Martin was named Songwriter of the Year for the record-breaking 9th time at ASCAP’s 33rd Annual Pop Music Awards.  The songwriter and producer co-wrote nine ASCAP pop hits this. Continue reading

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