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Confirmed: Kobalt Sells Catalog to New KKR Venture, Chord, for $1.1...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "KKR is teaming with co-investment partner Dundee Partners – the investment office of the Hendel family – to acquire the...

Spotify Increases Penalties for Paid Artificial Streams

Hypebot reports: "Spotify is ramping up its campaign to keep fake streams off the platform and punish artists, managers, and labels that pay companies...

UnitedMasters Partners with Coinbase to Let Artists Get Paid in Cyrptocurrency

Music Business Worldwide reports: "UnitedMasters has struck a new partnership with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase to give indie artists the ability to be paid in...

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...

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...

Warner Music Group is Worth $10bn More Than It Was A...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Indeed, Universal’s first month on the Amsterdam Euronext has seen the world’s biggest music rightsholder consistently maintain a market cap...

Warner Music Strikes Partnership with $90M Backed Influencer Messaging Platform Community

Music Business Worldwide reports: "The partnership will see select Warner Music artists given the power to “personally text with fans” via a 10-digit Community...

AI Powered Music Platform Aimi Raises $20M in Series B Funding...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "The fund raise was led by entertainment and media-focused investment firm Great Mountain Partners, which also holds what it says...

Exceleration Music Acquires Chicago Based-Label Bloodshot Records

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Independent music company Exceleration Music has struck an agreement with Bloodshot Records founders Rob Miller and Nan Warshaw to acquire...

Another Big Crypto Deal in Music as Opulous Inks NFT Partnership...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "There have been plenty of headlines around NFTs in 2021, of course – with artists selling Non-Fungible Tokens for millions...