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Niche Music-Rights Buyer Cutting Edge Group Raises $500m

Music Ally reports: "‘Niche’ sounds a bit harsh: the music rights that Cutting Edge Group (CEG) acquires are from some of the most popular...

Warner Chappell Music Strikes Exclusive Publishing Deal With Electronic Arts

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Warner Chappell Music (WCM) announced Monday (April 15) an exclusive publishing agreement with Electronic Arts (EA) to manage music across...

Twitch CEO Says DJs Will Have To Share What They Earn...

Engadget reports: "In an interview with the channel TweakMusicTips, Twitch CEO Dan Clancy said that DJ streamers on the platform will have to share...

Global Screenwriters’ Guilds Vow To Push For “Robust Licensing Mechanisms” For...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "A global coalition of screenwriters’ organizations and unions, including the Writers Guild of America East and West, has collectively resolved...

SAG-AFTRA Seeks To Write AI Protections Into California Law

Variety reports: "Would you buy a car from an AI chatbot? What if it looked and talked like Tom Hanks? These are the sorts...

BeatStars Launches ‘Creator Rights Agency’ Platform To Assist Music Creators In...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "BeatStars, an online beat and sample marketplace that has paid out over $250 million to its creators to date, has...

UMG And Hybe Sign New 10-Year Distro Deal (With Added Weverse)

Music Ally reports: "Universal Music Group has cemented its position in the burgeoning K-Pop market by expanding its partnership with Hybe. The two companies...

SAG-AFTRA Ratifies TV Animation Contracts That Establish AI Protections For Voice...

Engadget reports: "SAG-AFTRA has ratified new contracts for voice actors working in TV animation after members’ votes came in at over 95 percent in...

Max Picks Up Bellator MMA Rights As Streamer Leans Into Sports

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Max, the Warner Bros. Discovery streaming service, is leaning further into live sports, acquiring the U.S. rights to the mixed...

TikTok Ban: House Passes Bill That Would Outlaw App In U.S....

Variety reports: "The House of Representatives by a wide margin passed a bill that would make it illegal to distribute or host TikTok in...