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Downtown Sells All Copyrights to Concord in $300 Million-Plus Deal, Will...

Variety reports: "In the latest blockbuster music-catalog deal, Downtown has sold its 145,000 owned and co-published copyrights to an affiliate of the Concord music...

Songtradr Acquires Pretzel, Which Provides DMCA-Proof Music for Twitch and YouTube...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "In the past six months alone, the Los Angeles-headquartered company – which dubs itself “the world’s largest B2B music licensing...

SuperWorld teams with Props for selling NFT virtual real estate

VentureBeat reports: "SuperWorld is a the virtual world in augmented reality that allows users to buy and sell virtual real estate, using nonfungible tokens,...

‘Creators Are Starting To See the True Value in Retaining Ownership...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "The DIY artist sector’s annual revenues grew 34.1% in 2020, generating $1.2 billion globally, according to trusted analysis platform Midia" Read...

Another $1bn Washes Into the Music Business, As CTM Partners With...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Today, another US-based investment firm has unveiled plans to pour ten figures of fresh money into the music business, as...

Immutable X debuts as marketplace platform for NFT games

VentureBeat reports: "Immutable X has launched today as a platform for games with nonfungible tokens (NFTs). That means that those games will have uniquely...

Atari restructures, names new CEO

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Gaming brand Atari has split its company in two, with one division to focus on gaming and the other on blockchain." Read more  

The Ringer, Gimlet Media Ratify First Collective Bargaining Agreements With Spotify

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The Ringer and Gimlet Media unions have both ratified collective bargaining agreements with owner Spotify, the Writers Guild of America...

Supreme Court Hands Google a Landmark Win — and Hollywood a...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "In a closely-watched case about computer code, Justice Stephen Breyer warns that copyright enforcement can sometimes lead to "harm to...

Having Sold Music Rights To 125 People via NFTs, This Blockchain...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Last month, Ditto Music‘s blockchain-powered Bluebox platform pulled off a pioneering feat: what the company describes as “the first ever...