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BeatStars, With Over $85m in Royalties Paid Out to Producers, Launches New Distribution Service
The news comes just three months after BeatStars inked a deal with Sony/ATV, which says that it will work on behalf of BeatStars’ clients to pitch original songs and beats for sync opportunities and recorded music.
TalentX Entertainment Inks Joint Venture With Warner Records
Digital talent management firm TalentX Entertainment has forged a partnership with Warner Records to create TalentX Records, which it claims is the first social media creative partner firm to enter into a joint venture with a record label.
Artists Have Earned Over $20 Million From Bandcamp Sales Since March
In just four days, fans put more than $20 million directly into the pockets of artists and labels.
Introducing the $200m TikTok Creator Fund
The US fund will start with $200 million to help support ambitious creators who are seeking opportunities to foster a livelihood through their innovative content. The fund will be distributed over the coming year and is expected to grow over that time.
TikTok Signs Licensing Deal With US Publishing Body NMPA
This new partnership will give NMPA members the ability to opt-in to a licensing framework that allows them to benefit from their works included on TikTok and is effective retroactively as of May 1, 2020.
Behind the Playlists: Your Questions Answered by Our Playlist Editors
This piece is part of Spotify’s ongoing mission to create a greater sense of understanding around playlisting.
Pandora’s Interactive Voice Ads Now Unlock Premium Audio Features
The launch comes as audio-streaming platforms and advertisers seek new ways to monetize listeners through deeper engagement which is also easier to measure.
LyricFind Expands Into India and Africa With New Teams
LyricFind announced its expansion plans yesterday, with two new remote teams in India and South Africa.
TikTok Inks New Global Deal With Believe, One of the World’s Biggest Independent Music Companies
TikTok has signed a multi-year distribution and marketing agreement with Believe – the Paris-headquartered company that works with some of the most successful independent artists and labels across the world.
Spotify Strikes New Licensing Deal With Universal Music Group
Agreement includes label giant’s sign-on to streamer’s ‘two-sided marketplace’ where it envisions music companies paying for marketing and data tools
Shamrock Capital Launches New $400m Fund to Buy Content… Including Music Copyrights
Shamrock’s new $400m fund will rival other well-funded acquisitive entities in music, including UK-based Hipgnosis Songs Fund, which recently raised a further $300m to spend on music, having splashed over $1bn on M&A to date.
Spotify Fans Can Better Connect to Creators With New Video Podcasts
Spotify is unveiling the first version of their new video podcast feature.
BMG Production Music Expands Portfolio with Dynamic Music Acquisition
The two companies started a global sub-publishing agreement in 2018. Under the deal, the parties secured more than 100 hours of music use across global television and radio stations from some 30,000 usages.