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Tidal’s Global Revenue Rose to $148M in 2018

Billboard reports: "The U.K.-based parent company of Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service, Project Panther Bidco, grew global revenues by 26.4% year-on-year to $147.6 million in...

Splice Payouts to Creators Top $25 Million as Company Prioritizes Female...

Variety reports: "Splice, the popular platform for rights-cleared sounds and beats, has paid out more than $25 million to musicians in its artist-to-artist marketplace,...

Keeping Rightsholders Safe From Fake Artists

Hypebot reports: "While the age of illegal downloads may be largely behind us, other unlawful and deceptive practices have sprung up to take their...

Super Bowl Music Headed to Digital Services in Real Time as...

Billboard reports: "The NFL is set to release a visual album containing every musical performance at Super Bowl LIV, including the halftime show with...

Top Music Business Analysts Share Trends To Watch

Hypebot reports: "With 2019 now solidly in the rear view mirror, we’re checking in with some of the sharpest minds in the music biz...

TikTok Trial & Error: How Tunecore Artists Are Embracing the Platform

Hypebot reports: "The world of social media moves at a breakneck pace, as is demonstrated by TikTok’s meteoric rise to popularity. Now an invaluable...

How Social Media Is Helping Execs Bond With Artists — And...

Billboard reports: "In early 2019, Columbia Records chairman/CEO Ron Perry DM’d Lil Nas X on Instagram. The rising artist wasn’t responding to Columbia’s A&R...

How The Vinyl Resurgence Is Impacting Film and TV Score Sales

Billboard reports: "In late December 2019, for the first time since Nielsen Music began electronically tracking music sales 29 years ago, vinyl albums surpassed...

Executive Turntable: Moves at Warner Records, Big Machine, Los Angeles Philharmonic...

Billboard reports: "Gail Samuel has been promoted to president of the Hollywood Bowl and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, it...

TikTok Inks First Major Global Licensing Deal With Merlin

Hypebot reports: "Global indie licensing powerhouse Merlin has signed a global partnership with hugely popular short-form mobile video app TikTok." Read more