UK Music is urging British MEPs to protect music-makers and the wider industry by backing crucial changes to copyright law.
The IFPI has used its 2018 Global Music Report to call out unlicensed and under-licensed video streaming platforms which are avoiding paying millions to rightsholders for the use of their music.
Song data hub Auddly has launched metadata awareness campaign to help music creators ensure their song data is accurate and help boost their royalties.
Composers Nitin Sawhney and Mira Calix have pressed their case for improved copyright provisions with Bulgarian officials, as the EU presidency now rests with them.
The EU’s incoming Bulgarian president Boyko Borisvo brings an ‘unmissable opportunity’ to address the issue of transfer of value from creators to digital platforms, industry experts have advised.
YouTube has become a registration agency for the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI), helping it identify the owners of music uploaded to its platform.
Matthew Hancock MP, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, has underlined his commitment to addressing the transfer of value from creators to digital content platforms.
Facebook has signed another three significant licensing agreements with rightholders, following revelations of recent deals with Sony/ATV and Universal Music Group.
The first Music 4.5 seminar of 2018 will explore how the sync market is evolving in the face of growing user generated content, games and entertainment platforms.
Global royalty collections for music creators have hit a record high of €8bn (£7.2bn) annually, bolstered by growth in the digital music market, a new study shows.