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​​Indie Spotlight: Songtradr Music Licensing Placement Platform

Hypebot reports: "Songtradr bill itself as the world’s largest music licensing company offering a full-stack solution for music buyers and sellers: “license, distribute and...

SoundExchange Paid out $235M in Q1 2022, $9B Overall

Hypebot reports: "SoundExchange has now distributed more than $9 billion in digital royalties to 560,000 music creators since its founding in 2003. The digital...

Diplo is the Latest Artist to Let Fans Buy Shares in...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "In January, Blockchain-based music investment platform Royal let fans invest in hip-hop legend Nas’s music on the platform by buying...

Uppbeat Raises $6.15M To Sell YouTube, TikTok, Twitch Creators Royalty Free...

Hypebot reports: "Uppbeat has raised $6.15 to sell royalty free music to, TikTok, Twitch YouTube and and other content creators. In its first year...

Warner Strikes Deal with Sports Music LIcensing Company Clicknclear

Music Business Worldwide reports: "ClicknClear, which claims to be the world’s only specialist music rights tech and licensing company for performance sports, has secured...

Spotify Spends Millions on Naming Rights While Songwriters Struggle

Hypebot reports: "Spotify recently buys naming rights to Barcelona FC’s super stadium for approximately 225 million euros, while songwriters and artists are still receiving...

SoundExchange Digital Radio Payouts were up 10.5% in Q4 2021

Hypebot reports: "SoundExchange has released its Q4 2021 Digital Radio Report showing $249.3 million in quarterly payouts, a $23.7 million or 10.5% increase compared...

Regard Music Joins Independent Licensing Agency IMPEL

Music Business Worldwide reports: "US-based music publishing administrator Regard Music has joined IMPEL for pan-European licensing of its represented works. Regard Music is a...

​​SyncFloor is Working to Simplify Music Licensing

Hypebot reports: "SyncFloor is a B2B platform offering licensed access to high-quality commercial music for use by businesses and creators. Built around natural language...

At Leasts $5 Billion Was Spent on Music Rights Acquisitions in...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "MBW estimates – based on confirmed prices and information from industry sources – that at least $5.05 billion was spent...