Licensing Music For Corporate Events: What To Look Out For

No kind of company gathering or event is complete without some background tunes, regardless of the level of formality, but in order to play copyrighted music in a public space,. Continue reading

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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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Most Common Music Publishing Agreements Explained

While there may be significant frustration among music composers at low streaming rates and other challenges making money in the music industry, there is still a good deal of money. Continue reading

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Sony/ATV, Warner Chappell, Kobalt Beat Universal, BMG In New Music Publisher Ranking

Sony/ATV, Warner Chappell and indie Kobalt were named the top 3 music publishers in Billboard's new market share ranking. Much of Sony's success comes thanks to Sia's "Cheap Thrills," the. Continue reading

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CHANGES @ ADA • Sony/ATV • ie:music • UPMG

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), Warner Music Group’s independent distribution and services arm, has hired Christine Taylor as Senior Vice President, Finance. Taylor joins from Island Records. MORE:

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Sony Acquires Ministry Of Sound, One Of World’s Largest Indie Labels

Sony's UK arm has acquired one of the world's biggest remaining independent labels, Ministry of Sound. The UK indie label specializes in dance and house music and has scored cumulative album. Continue reading

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Vevo BreakS 7 Year Deadlock: Nears WMG Deal, Subscription Service [REPORT]

Vevo has tried and failed for 7 years to bring Warner Music Group videos onto its platform. Now, Vevo is reportedly nearing a deal that would break the deadlock and. Continue reading

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Major EMI Publishing Shareholder Named In $3.5 Billion Scandal

The boss of one of the private equity group that invested in the Sony-led acquisition of EMI Music Publishing in 2012 is caught up in a major corruption scandal involving. Continue reading

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Vevo BreakS 7 Year Deadlock: Nears WMG Deal, Subscription Service [REPORT]

Vevo has tried and failed for 7 years to bring Warner Music Group videos onto its platform. Now, Vevo is reportedly nearing a deal that would break the deadlock and. Continue reading

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Google Partners With LyricFind To Deliver More Lyrics In Search, Administer Rights

[UPDATED] Google Search and Google Play Music are diving more deeply into song lyrics via a deal with LyricFind. Lyrics as an add-on  have been getting attention lately.  Apple Music is. Continue reading

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