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FRI. BRIEF: YouTube Shifts Copyright Claims • Counterfeit CDs On Amazon • Spotify vs iHeartRadio • More

FRIDAY 8.16.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...



Spotify In Talks With Apple To Add Siri Voice Control

Spotify and Apple are in talks to add Siri voice control of the music streamer despite an antitrust complaint lodged by Spotify in the...


Major Labels Earn $16K Every Second From Streaming, But Will It Last?

Major labels are now pulling down over $16,000 per second in streaming which, while an impressive number, is somewhat tempered by the fact that...


WED. BRIEF: Jay-Z, NFL Partner • Spotify Woos Siri • Cinq Adds $40M • Corite Launches • Bandzoogle • More

WEDNESDAY 8.14.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


Are Merch Sales More Important Than Song Streams?

While streaming is the new normal for music consumption, the income that many artists receive from it is far less than needed to sustain...


Apple Music For Artists vs. Spotify For Artists: A Side By Side Comparison

Late last week Apple Music For Artists exited beta and became available to any artist with music on the platform. Since this is Apple's...


Spotify Wants To Enable Fans To Tip Artists

Many sites empower users to make micropayments to creators. China's Tencent Music already has a massive tip-like program returning revenue to artists. Based on...


How To Use Spotify Analytics For Labels

For those running a label with music on Spotify, the platform has a ton of exciting tools packed into its Spotify Analytics for Labels...


5 Big Music Business Stories You Missed While On Vacation Last Week

Even as you were having some much-deserved rest a relaxation last week, others toiled on, making big decisions and cutting big deals. To bring...


NMPA Backed Mechanical Licensing Collective Wins Battle To Administer Music Modernization Act

The US Copyright Office has named the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) as the official entity tasked with licensing and administering rights under the new...