Warner Music Group strikes licensing deal with SoundCloud

Tom Pakinkis

Warner Music Group is the first major music company to forge a partnership with SoundCloud.

The deal covers SoundCloud's ad-supported, creator partner program, On SoundCloud, and its subscription streaming service, which is due to launch in the first half of 2015.

The agreement includes licensing terms that will provide WMG and its artists greater ability to manage the availability of content, according to the major, "while providing a path towards delivering additional revenue from user-generated mixes and mash-ups of WMG ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...