YouTube has launched its premium music streaming service in 11 new territories, including the UK, as part of a continued effort to expand its stake in the digital streaming market.
UK streaming revenue will nearly double between 2018 and 2022, according to a new forecast from PwC.
Audio streaming platform Mixcloud has signed a licensing deal with ICE, the joint venture launched by PRS for Music and its German and Swedish collecting society counterparts.
Music is enjoying a ‘new dawn’ which can help the industry ‘correct all the flaws of the past model’, multi-million-selling songwriter and producer Crispin Hunt has said.
The music business is ‘still stuck in the past’ and must harness emerging technologies to enable a fairer future for artists, Ninja Tune and Coldcut co-founder Matt Black tells The Great Escape.
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.
The Performing Right Society (PRS) has announced record royalties for its members in 2017, continuing a strong upward trajectory for the organisation over several years.
Online copyright licensing and processing hubs ICE Services and ICE Operations have merged into a single entity, ICE, and appointed a new chief executive.
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