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BTS’ Agency Big Hit Entertainment Valued Over $1B, According to Think...

Billboard reports: "Big Hit Entertainment, the agency behind K-pop titans BTS, is worth over $1 billion in corporate value, according to a the Hyundai Research...

Spotify launches its lightweight listening app Stations in the US

TechCrunch reports: "Spotify Stations, the streaming service’s lightweight listening app offering easy access to curated playlists, has arrived in the U.S. The app has been...

Vivendi Could Spark Content Bidding War Amid Plans For Universal Music...

Forbes reports: "A leading investor in Vivendi, the French media giant and owner of Universal Music Group, is predicting a formidable change in the...

Tencent Music Requires You Pay To Stream Current Music – Will...

Hypebot reports: "In an effort to increase its profitability, Chinese streaming giant Tencent has begun experimenting with limiting the amount of current hit music...

AI Generated Music Gets $1.8M Boost With Amadeus Code Investment From...

Hypebot reports: "AI music generation platform Amadeus Code has landed $1.8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by VC firm World...

After 61 Years, Warner Bros. Records Rechristened as Warner Records

Billboard reports: "Iconic label Warner Bros. Records boasts a new moniker after 61 years: Warner Records. The global rebranding also comes with a new...

SoundCloud buys artist distribution platform Repost Network

TechCrunch reports: "The past year has seen Spotify embark on a series of acquisitions to beef up its service, particularly on podcast content. Now it is the...

Snap in Talks to License Music to Let Snapchat Users Embed...

Variety reports: "Snap wants to up Snapchat’s music game. The company has been in negotiations with music companies including the big three — Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music...

China’s Tencent Eyes 50% Stake In UMG

Hypebot reports: "The major labels always have always feared that Spotify has ambitions to also become a record label.  However reak that may or...

Tracklib Raises $1.7M For Easy Music Sample Licensing

Hypebot reports: "Music sampling startup Tracklib has raised $1.7 million. The new funding for the Stockholm based company was led by the Sony Innovation...