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Warner Music Group Set to Go Public With a Board Lacking...

Billboard reports: "Warner Music Group's recently-announced plan to go public took the music industry by surprise. One detail included in the company's initial public...

Inside the Earnings: UMG Is Firing on Full Cylinders Headed Towards...

Billboard reports: "Universal Music Group is firing on all cylinders as its revenue exploded last year to €7.16 billion ($8.04 billion), an 18.9% increase...

Patreon will now give creators cash advances on their subscription money

The Verge reports: "Patreon, the site creators love because it helps them make money off their work, has started a program called Patreon Capital,...

Canada Slaps StubHub With $1.3 Million Fine Over ‘Misleading Pricing’ Practices

Billboard reports: "The government of Canada's Competition Bureau has fined ticket reseller StubHub Canada Ltd. and StubHub Inc. $1.3 million Canadian (USD $978,000) as...

Warner Music IPO Suggests Streaming Price Increase

Hypebot reports: "While Warner Music Group and now UMG’s announcements that they will file for an IPO are not especially surprising, indications in WMG’s...

Universal Music Accused of “Gamesmanship” Over Lost Recordings

Hollywood Reporter reports: "As Universal Music Group plots an initial public offering, a move invariably meaning making all sorts of representations to investors about...

Why YouTube and the Music Biz Are Getting Along Better Than...

Billboard reports: "The industry’s biggest frenemy has always helped break acts like rising rap star Roddy Ricch. Now it’s signing up more subscribers and...

Bandsintown, Google’s Waze Partner To Get You To The Show On...

Hypebot reports: "Global concert discovery and marketing platform Bandsintown has partnered with Google’s Waze navigation app to help concertgoers find the quickest route to...

SiriusXM Acquires Minority Stake in SoundCloud With $75 Million Investment

Billboard reports: "SiriusXM announced Tuesday that it has invested $75 million in audio platform SoundCloud, which will use the infusion to enhance its existing...

Paradigm Buys Into UK Sound Agency Pitch & Sync

Deadline reports: "Paradigm has expanded its UK footprint by investing in sound branding agency Pitch & Sync. Founded by principals Alex Lavery and Simon...