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Music Companies to Observe Juneteenth Holiday

Billboard reports: "Over the last two weeks, music companies have been rallying around the movement for racial justice in the wake of widespread protests...

BYTA Adds $1.4M For Secure Digital Audio Transfer

Hypebot reports: "Byta, which provides secure digital audio transfer services, has announced a $1.4 million USD seed round led by the Canada Media Fund...

WAVE Raises $30M For Avatar Based Online Concerts From Braun, Farmen,...

Hypebot reports: "Avatar based music concert app Wave has added $30 million in funding that includes lock-ins from some star music and tech investors....

The Women Behind #TheShowMustBePaused — And What They’re Planning Next

Billboard reports: "On Tuesday, June 2, two young black women pushed the pause button on the multibillion-dollar music industry — and remarkably, it ground...

An Entertainment IPO Boom Ahead? “There Is Good Logic”

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "As Hollywood plots to restart film and TV production amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the entertainment industry may be in...

“This Is Our Turning Point”: Hollywood Reckons With Race in Town...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "From candid corporate forums to the unlikely sight of agents protesting on the streets of Beverly Hills, there's a new...

EMPIRE Acquires Majority Stake in Top Drawer Merch/Electric Family

Billboard reports: "Independent label, distributor and publisher EMPIRE is making a big step further into the merchandising business, announcing today it has acquired a...

Twitch streamers are getting blindsided by years-old copyright notices

The Verge reports: "Over the last few days, a furor has been brewing on Twitch: out of the blue, streamers started seeing copyright takedown...

Royalty Exchange Transactions Pass $75M, Helping 875 Creators

Hypebot reports: "The Royalty Exchange, a digital marketplace for buying, and selling music catalog, announced that it passed the $75 million in transactions in...

SoundStorming Unlocks The Creative Potential In Artists’ Voice Memos

Forbes reports: "There’s at least one thing that unites Taylor Swift, Kanye West and virtually all musicians working today: they record ideas for new...