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Weekly Music Publishing Update 7.13.17: Spotify, Fake Artists and The Problems Of Scale

The talk of the music industry this week has been in regards to the “fake artists” that have been popping up in playlists all...



Weekly Music Publishing Update 7.13.17: Spotify, Fake Artists and The Problems Of Scale

The talk of the music industry this week has been in regards to the “fake artists” that have been popping up in playlists all...


Martin Bandier On Songwriter Revenue, Recognition In The Streaming Age [Weekly Music Publishing Update]

At the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) Centennial Annual Meeting in New York this month, Sony/ATV CEO Martin Bandier was awarded the Life Service...


Martin Bandier On Songwriter Revenue, Recognition In The Streaming Age [Weekly Music Publishing Update]

At the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) Centennial Annual Meeting in New York this month, Sony/ATV CEO Martin Bandier was awarded the Life Service...


Weekly Music Publishing Update: Inside The Ferrick, Lowery Pastorius Spotify Lawsuit

Ongoing in music industry news these days dwells the combined lawsuits of David Lowery, Melissa Ferrick and Jaco Pastorius. The plaintiffs joined forces to...


Weekly Music Publishing Update: Inside The Ferrick, Lowery Pastorius Spotify Lawsuit

Ongoing in music industry news these days dwells the combined lawsuits of David Lowery, Melissa Ferrick and Jaco Pastorius. The plaintiffs combined forces to...


Music Publishing Update 4.28.17: Spotify Invests In Blockchain

Spotify has acquired Mediachain Labs, the core team behind the open source Mediachain protocol, to develop a decentralized network for sharing data critical to...


Weekly Music Publishing Update: U.S. Copyright Royalty Board Begins Rate Deliberations

Last week one of the most important copyright deliberations in more than a decade began in Washington D.C. as the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board...


Songtrust Partners with DotBlockchain Music

Songtrust has partnered with DotBlockchain Music for the second phase of its creation of a "decentralized global database of music rights, combining the publishing...


Music Publishing News 1.13.17: Blackstone Acquires SESAC • IBM + SACEM = Better Music Tracking • Prince To Azoff’s Global Music

• US performing rights organization SESAC is now officially backed by Blackstone, one of the most powerful private equity companies in the world. SESAC...