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Irving Azoff

Azoff's PRO 'can get 30% more royalties than ASCAP and BMI' - report

Irving Azoff’s new rights management venture, Global Music Rights, can get rights-holders 30% more royalties from radio and online outlets ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:28AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Raw Power's Search & Destroy gets Universal backing as ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 30th 2014 at 9:39AM
Pandora hires Chris Phillips as Chief Product Officer

Pandora hires Chris Phillips as Chief Product Officer

Pandora has hired Chris Phillips as chief product officer, serving on the company’s executive leadership team.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:54AM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge: 'SoundCloud can generate incredible revenue - with the right model'

Universal Music Group boss Lucian Grainge has tipped SoundCloud to be a major revenue earner in the future – if ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:42AM

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Napster to be integrated with select 2015 Audi models

Napster to be integrated with select 2015 Audi models

Rhapsody-owned Napster will now provide musical entertainment in select Audi models, starting in Autumn 2014. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 28th 2014 at 3:59PM
YouTube CEO: 'It's amazing how much music we have'

YouTube CEO: 'It's amazing how much music we have'

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has said she remains “optimistic” about YouTube’s long-awaited subscription service, although she avoided answering whether it ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:56AM
Apple

Apple music sales down 14% YTD, iTunes to absorb Beats Music in 2015 - report

Whispers suggesting that Apple will fold the recently acquired Beats Music platform into iTunes have intensified following a report that ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:47PM
CIAM

Music creators join to demand 80% of streaming services' gross revenue

A group of musicians have banded together to demand "fairer rules" and "greater transparency" in the distribution of royalties by ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:45AM

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EU Court rules content embedding is not copyright infringement

EU Court rules content embedding is not copyright infringement

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down a landmark ruling that embedding copyrighted videos does not ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:37AM
Deezer

Deezer acquires internet talk radio service Stitcher

Deezer is to acquire Stitcher - a provider of personalised internet talk radio and mobile products.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 5:13PM
Pandora narrows losses YoY after record revenue in Q3 14

Pandora narrows losses YoY after record revenue in Q3 14

Internet radio service Pandora posted a $2 million net loss on revenue of $239.6 million, which was up 40% from ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:23PM
IP Crime Unit

Government to fund IP Crime Unit until 2017

The Government has confirmed that it will continue to fund the Police IP Crime Unit for the next two years ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:45PM

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Beatport acquires Lstn, app to be shut down from October 30

Beatport acquires Lstn, app to be shut down from October 30

Beatport, owned by SFX Entertainment, has acquired social listening app Listn for an unknown sum. Listn staff will be joining Beatport.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:28PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Ed Sheeran looks like the only hope to avoid ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 9:47AM
Australia seeking cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

Australia seeking cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

A leaked draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property chapter shows that Australia wants ISPs to police piracy on networks ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 10:30AM
TuneCore

TuneCore launches 'YouTube Money' service

TuneCore launched a new service called YouTube Money, which will give the platform's worldwide user-base the ability to monetise their ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 21st 2014 at 3:22PM

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iTunes up 7% YoY in Apple's fiscal Q4

iTunes up 7% YoY in Apple's fiscal Q4

iTunes sales were up to $4.6 billion in Apple's fiscal Q4 report - a 7% rise year-on-year up from $4.3 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 1:47PM
Pandora tests new Sponsored Listening ad format

Pandora tests new Sponsored Listening ad format

Pandora has partnered with Fox for beta testing of a new advertising product - 'Sponsored Listening'.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 12:45PM
Spotify

Spotify unveils multi-user Family offer

Spotify has unveiled a new Family offer, which will allow users to add up to four relatives to their billing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:29AM
Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google has published an updated How Google Fights Piracy report, explaining how it attempts to fight piracy across its services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:59AM
SoundCloud partners with Twitter for audio integration

SoundCloud partners with Twitter for audio integration

SoundCloud has partnered with Twitter to launch a new kind of audio card on the social network, enabling users to ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 17th 2014 at 11:16AM
Rdio

Rdio to upgrade entire catalogue to AAC format

Rdio is to upgrade its entire music library to the higher quality AAC audio format.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 17th 2014 at 11:14AM
PonoPlayer

Pono Music player and streaming service revealed

Neil Young's Pono Music now has a high-resolution digital music player, Ponoplayer, and music download service.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:51AM
Playlists.net

Playlists.net acquired by Warner's WEA

Playlist sharing site Playlists.net has been acquired by Warner Music Group’s WEA.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:49AM
Music Kickup: 'Artists are constantly fooled by the lure of simple turn-key solutions'

Music Kickup: 'Artists are constantly fooled by the lure of simple turn-key solutions' Gated Content

Since launching in 2011, Music Kickup has become a popular name amongst DIY artists for being a completely cost-free ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:51PM