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How Data is Redefining A&R’s Role In The Modern Music Industry

Hypebot reports: "Although A&Rs are still looking for the same qualities in an artist as they were fifty years ago, what they’re looking for...

Spotify, Epic, Tile, Match, and more are rallying developers against Apple’s...

The Verge reports: "Several of Apple’s biggest critics — including Epic Games, Spotify, Basecamp, Match Group, Tile, Blix, and Deezer — have banded together...

YouTube hit with UK class action style suit seeking $3BN+ for...

TechCrunch reports: "Another class action style lawsuit has been lodged against a tech giant in the UK alleging violations of privacy and seeking major...

The Art Of Clearing A Sample: Is It Worth It?

Hypebot reports: "Sampling is an integral part of music, and while the perfect sample can really make a song, improper licensing of said sample...

TikTok announces a deal with UnitedMasters, its first music distribution partnership

TechCrunch reports: "Though TikTok’s future in the U.S. remains uncertain, the company announced this morning its first music distribution partnership, with indie music distributor...

Why Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ Represents a Big Piracy Risk Around the...

Variety reports: "Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Tenet” is charting a new course for blockbusters during the pandemic by opening in foreign territories before it...

Judge Will Clarify Whether Many Musicians Can Later Reclaim Rights From...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "A lawsuit that seeks to vindicate the copyright termination rights of UMG recording artists continues to take shape." Read more

Music Artists’ Group Accuses Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos of ‘Willful Blindness’...

Variety reports: "Music streaming on Twitch is booming — and now a group of artists is challenging owner Amazon to pay its fair share." Read...

Who’s Selling Data? New California Privacy Law Gives Users More Control

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "With more streaming services on the market than ever and a global pandemic incentivizing people to stay at home, it's...

Google Will Pay News Publishers for Content Starting Later This Year

Variety reports: "Google is prepping a “new news experience” to launch later in 2020 — for which the internet giant will finally directly compensate...