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Zoe

Is YouTube still not playing fair with indie artists?

[Update: a YouTube spokesperson has provided the following statement to Music Week: "Any artist who agrees to our basic ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 9:59AM
SoundCloud

SoundCloud offering indie labels unfair licensing terms?

SoundCloud is reportedly offering independent labels less than favourable terms in licensing deals for its streaming platform.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 12th 2015 at 2:19PM
YouTube's 10 most profitable channels of 2014 revealed - report

YouTube's 10 most profitable channels of 2014 revealed - report

Taylor Swift's Vevo channel has made the ten most profitable YouTube channels of 2014 as calculated by analytics company OpenSlate.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 5th 2015 at 1:08PM
YouTube

Azoff's YouTube battle 'could end with billion dollar lawsuit'

A lawyer working for Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights company has said that the ongoing dispute over licensing for 20,000 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 10:22AM

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Video startup Vessel to launch in 2015 with 'early access' model to rival YouTube

Video startup Vessel to launch in 2015 with 'early access' model to rival YouTube

Vessel, a new San Francisco-based video start-up has raised $75m in initial funding and will launch in early 2015. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:35AM
Women dominate YouTube's most watched videos in 2014

Women dominate YouTube's most watched videos in 2014

Eight of the top ten most watched music videos were women, with Katy Perry’s Dark Horse (Official) ft. Juicy J taking ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 10th 2014 at 11:09AM
YouTube launches music copyright tracking feature

YouTube launches music copyright tracking feature

YouTube has launched a new feature called Content ID that will determine if an uploaded video contains copyrighted music.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 9th 2014 at 11:02AM
Gangnam Style forces YouTube to upgrade counter

Gangnam Style forces YouTube to upgrade counter

Psy’s hit single Gangnam Style has racked up so many views that YouTube has had to change the way it ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 5th 2014 at 10:53AM

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YouTube Music Awards to return in 2015

YouTube Music Awards to return in 2015

After a gap this year, YouTube’s second Music Awards will take place in March 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 21st 2014 at 11:45AM
YouTube

Azoff's fight against YouTube escalates

Irving Azoff's standoff against YouTube over the "trampling of writer's rights" has reached new heights as the Google-owned company has ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 19th 2014 at 11:37AM
Azoff

Irving Azoff demands higher royalties for songwriters from YouTube

Music mogul Irving Azoff has damned YouTube's recently launched video streaming service, threatening to remove music by the artists he ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:34AM
YouTube

YouTube launches video streaming subscription service

YouTube is finally ready to launch its long-rumoured video streaming subscription service with all the major labels and "hundreds of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 12th 2014 at 6:00PM

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YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube has finally struck a deal with indie trade body Merlin to license music from the thousands of labels it ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:16AM
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
YouTube pays $1bn to companies in Content ID programme

YouTube pays $1bn to companies in Content ID programme

YouTube has reached the $1 billion milestone in payments to companies that take part in its Content ID programme.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:29AM
YouTube

YouTube launches real time analytics

YouTube has made it possible for users to analyse data in real time with a real time reporting interface now ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:18AM

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YouTube vlogger Michelle Phan counter-sues Ultra Records

YouTube vlogger Michelle Phan counter-sues Ultra Records

YouTube fashion and beauty star Michelle Phan has counter-sued Ultra Records, following a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the label ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:48AM
YouTube introduces fan-funding feature

YouTube introduces fan-funding feature

YouTube has added a new feature for users in Australia, Japan, Mexico and the US, which allows donations to be ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:53PM
YouTube attracts 1bn monthly users, watching 6bn hours of video

YouTube attracts 1bn monthly users, watching 6bn hours of video

Over one billion YouTube viewers are now watching 6 billion hours of video each month, with around 40% of that ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:52AM
YouTube music service will be called YouTube Music Key - report

YouTube music service will be called YouTube Music Key - report

Brand new details around YouTube's much rumoured music service may have surfaced if reports are to be believed.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:59AM
All Def Digital

Russell Simmons' All Def Digital receives $5m investment

The YouTube-focused record label, TV and film development group and artist management company launched by Russell Simmons last year, All ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:39AM
Fred Beteille

YouTube exec Fred Beteille elected Chairman of the Music Business Association's Board of Directors

YouTube's product manager Fred Beteille has been elected chairman of the Music Business Association's (Music Biz) Board of directors.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 5th 2014 at 5:29PM
YouTube streaming music exec moves to Spotify

YouTube streaming music exec moves to Spotify

YouTube’s director of product management Shiva Rajaraman has left to work at Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 4th 2014 at 11:47AM
IMMF

IMMF outlines requirements for 'fair and transparent' digital market

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has outlined a number of measures it believes should ensure fairness and transparency in ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 12:46PM
Google execs join Spotify - report

Google execs join Spotify - report

Two Google executives are taking positions at Spotify, according to people close to the companies.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:52AM