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Focusrite

Caroline and Focusrite launch YouTube record deal competition

Pro audio company Focusrite has teamed up with Caroline International, Universal Music Group’s UK-based services company, to offer an unsigned ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:58AM
Bjoyn

Producer Bjorn Lynne accuses Universal of 'hijacking' his music

Norwegian producer Bjorn Lynne (pictured) has accused Universal Music Group of "hijacking" his music to use in YouTube ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 18th 2015 at 12:40PM
Vivien Lewit

YouTube For Artists service launched

YouTube has launched a new platform for artists to help share their music, engage their fans and build a career.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 17th 2015 at 2:33PM
Freeplay Music countersues Machinima and Collective Digital Studios

Freeplay Music countersues Machinima and Collective Digital Studios

Music publisher Freeplay Music has filed a counterclaim against YouTube multi-channel networks Machinima and Collective Digital Studios (CDS), after being ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:27AM

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YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still hasn't become a profitable business for Google, despite attracting more than one billion viewers each month.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:45AM
BRITs to stream live on YouTube

BRITs to stream live on YouTube

This year's BRIT Awards will be streamed live on YouTube for the second year, providing worldwide coverage outside of the ...

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:28PM
Editorial: Keeping up with consumers won't stop with audio streaming

Editorial: Keeping up with consumers won't stop with audio streaming Gated Content

The integration of streaming data into the Albums Chart is an important step in the industry’s bid to keep up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 12th 2015 at 11:30AM
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

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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.

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
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

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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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
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 ...

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.

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

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