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Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 6th 2015 at 7:30AM
Germany

German composers, lyricists and music publishers call for bigger share of streaming revenues

Publishers and music authors in Germany have issued a joint letter demanding a larger share of the revenues earned from ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:49AM
IFPI chief defends labels' pay outs to artists for streaming

IFPI chief defends labels' pay outs to artists for streaming

IFPI chief executive Frances Moore has spoken out in defence of the level of streaming payments to artists.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jul 29th 2015 at 3:58PM
TuneCore artists' income rises 6% year-on-year

TuneCore artists' income rises 6% year-on-year

Digital music distribution and publishing administration service provider TuneCore has announced its artists earned more than $35 million in Q2 of 2015, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jul 29th 2015 at 3:32PM

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MIC

'Anti-artist' MIC Coalition takes membership hit

Broadcaster NPR is the latest organisation to turn its back on the MIC Coalition – a group of companies including ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 3:47PM
MMF and FAC back Fair Play Fair Pay

MMF and FAC back Fair Play Fair Pay

The MMF and FAC have lent their support to Fair Play Fair Pay.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 13th 2015 at 10:27AM
PRS

PRS for Music launches Streamfair

PRS for Music is launching Streamfair, a campaign which aims to raise awareness about the need for legislative reform to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 11:24AM
Portnow

Recording Academy on Apple U-turn: 'Once again, the creator's voice prevailed'

The Recording Academy has commended Apple for the U-turn on its initial unwillingness to pay rights-holders for streams during the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 10:50AM

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German and French organisations latest to criticise Apple Music terms

German and French organisations latest to criticise Apple Music terms

Music organisations in Germany and France have both written open letters condemning Apple Music’s plans for a three-month free trial ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 19th 2015 at 1:50PM
Sacem

SACEM sees 2.4% revenue dip in 2014

French authors' society SACEM collected €1.27 bn in 2014 and distributed €1.1 bn to rights holders, a 2.4% drop compared ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jun 7th 2015 at 11:23AM
Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has written an open letter on record label and music publisher deals in the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 11:01AM
CD Baby

CD Baby Pro now available to UK-based songwriters

CD Baby is now offering its publishing administration service CD Baby Pro to UK-based songwriters.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 20th 2015 at 10:13AM

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'Unfair' streaming subscription accounting 'favours bigger players'

'Unfair' streaming subscription accounting 'favours bigger players'

Publishing and digital executives from MCPS, PRS for Music, Hospital Records and INgrooves aired a host of concerns about operating ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on May 8th 2015 at 10:12AM
ASCAP

US appeals court backs Pandora in ASCAP battle

A US appeals court has rejected ASCAP’s bid to increase the rate that Pandora must pay to license its music, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 6th 2015 at 5:16PM
Pandora

Pandora FM radio station acquisition approved

Pandora has secured its acquisition of US terrestrial radio station KXMZ-FM for $600,000, after nearly two years of awaiting for ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on May 6th 2015 at 10:16AM
Pandora/Google/Amazon

Amazon, Google and Pandora launch coalition to battle digital royalties hike

Amazon, Google and Pandora have joined forces to launch a coalition to oppose efforts from musicians, publishers and record labels ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:15AM

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TuneCore

TuneCore artists earn $36m in Q1 2015

TuneCore's Q1 financial results show that its artists enjoyed 5% year-on-year growth on their first quarter earnings, bringing the total ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 3:10PM
A2IM

A2IM: 'The potential impact of Fair Play Fair Pay is enormous'

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) has voiced its support for legislation that aims to remedy loopholes that have ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 13th 2015 at 4:41PM
Peter Leathem

PPL: 'Neighbouring rights are a very important part of the mix' Gated Content

In a business all too familiar with shrinking revenue streams, it seems like international neighbouring rights payments from PPL might ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Mar 30th 2015 at 3:23PM
The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

Distribution company The Orchard has acquired royalty processing service RoyaltyShare and made a strategic investment in another, Korrect.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:26PM
SESAC partners with ReverbNation

SESAC partners with ReverbNation

Performing rights organisation SESAC has announced a strategic partnership with online artist services company ReverbNation.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 25th 2015 at 2:33PM
Universal 'close to settlement' in royalties dispute

Universal 'close to settlement' in royalties dispute

Universal Music Group (UMG) is close to settling claims that it cheated artists out of royalties from digital downloads.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:30AM
Jay Z

Jay Z to part with 50% of song royalties for jazz sample

Jay Z will have to pay 50% of the royalties from Versus, a track from his 2013 album Magna Carta ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 16th 2015 at 10:01AM
Mick Glossop

Music Producers Guild backs BASCA's fair share for songwriters campaign

The Music Producers Guild is backing BASCA's campaign to demand a more equitable share of income generated via digital exploitation ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 16th 2015 at 9:37AM
Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal Music Group $1 billion over the next two years to cover royalties, ad revenue and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:44AM