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Spotify Debuts a Netflix Hub Featuring Music and Podcasts Tied to...

TechCrunch reports: "Looking for the soundtrack from your favorite Netflix show? Now, it will be easier to find thanks to an expanded partnership between...

Sonicly.com Is A New Crowdfunding Platform for Musicians

Hypebot reports: "One-size-fits-all platforms are time-consuming and difficult to set up, offer “all-or-nothing” payment models, focus on monetary targets or impose unsustainable subscription publishing...

Immersive Music Experience Startup Stage11 Raises $5.8M

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Meanwhile, Stage11 says that it has “begun its journey to reimagine music for the metaverse” by using the funds to...

Warner Music Launches Atlantic Records Benelux

Music Business Worldwide reports: “Warner Music is launching Atlantic Records Benelux, which the company says will be dedicated to discovering and promoting emerging domestic...

Warner Music is Making $270M a Year From ‘Alternative Offerings’

Hypebot reports: "WMG is earning these millions from “alternative offerings that create new use cases for music.” Facebook, TikTok, Peloton and Roblox were all...

​​Spotify’s New Podcast Subscriptions Expand to Global Market

TechCrunch reports: "Just a few months after launching support for podcast subscriptions to U.S. creators, Spotify today is making the service available to creators...

Another Massive Music Deal as Spirit Music Group Parent Strikes $500M...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Northleaf led the USD $500 million investment in which global investment group Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec was...

Lyrics Firm Genius Acquired for $80M by MediaLab

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Los Angeles-based MediaLab.Ai Inc. has acquired New York-based lyrics company Genius for $80 million. According to MediaLab’s website, the company...

Tidal Launches Direct-to-Artist Payments and User-Centric Royalties

Variety reports: "By the “user-centric” model, creators and rights-holders would be paid based on how much each user streams their music — so if...

RTL Battles Netflix With Streamer RTL+ Bringing Together TV, Music, Podcasts

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "RTL will triple its content investment to nearly $700 million annually and launch a multi-service streaming platform combining digital content...