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Mogul Wants To Help Musicians Track Unclaimed Royalties

TechCrunch reports: "The complex world of royalties and rights management is a huge pain point for artists. With the rise in the number of...

TikTok Removes Songs From Taylor Swift, Drake, Harry Styles And More...

Variety reports: "Look what you made me do: TikTok as of Feb. 1 started to remove all music from Universal Music Group from the...

Byron Allen Makes $14B Offer To Buy Paramount Global

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Byron Allen is making a play for Paramount. The comic-turned media mogul has made a $14.3 billion offer to buy...

Range Sports To Support The CW’s Rights Portfolio

Sports Business Journal reports: "Range Sports and The CW have struck a partnership that will see the agency help the Nexstar-owned network grow and...

Tuned Global And LyricFind Team Up On Tech Integration

Music Business Worldwide reports: "LyricFind, a lyric licensing and data services company, has partnered with Tuned Global, a B2B music and streaming platform, to...

Sports Music Licensing Company ClicknClear Inks Deal With Warner Chappell Music

Music Business Worldwide reports: "ClicknClear, a specialist music rights tech and licensing company for performance sports, has struck a deal with Warner Chappell Music....

Apple Music To Pay Higher Royalties For Spatial Audio Tracks

Billboard reports: "Since unveiling Spatial Audio in June 2021, Apple Music has been pushing labels and artists to rework their music in the immersive...

Universal Music Group Acquires Oriental Star Agencies’ Catalog, Expanding Presence In...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Universal Music Group (UMG) has taken another step in its ambitious expansion into South Asian and South Asian-influenced music. The...

Tencent Music Renews Universal Music Licensing Deal, Targets ‘Innovative Ways To...

Digital Music News reports: "As China’s music industry continues to expand rapidly, Universal Music Group (UMG) and Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) have officially extended...

Welcome To The Public Domain, Mickey Mouse

The Verge reports: "It’s finally happened: after nearly a century, Mickey Mouse has slipped off Disney’s copyright leash. The first versions of the iconic...