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A2IM, RIAA, MAC Join To Fight AB5 Bill That Would Kill...

Hypebot reports: "A new California law set to go into effect on September 13th would have dire consequences for the independent and .d.i.y music...

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...

What I Learned About The Future Of Music By Playing Around...

Hypebot reports: "As AI technology continues to develop, questions are being raised in the music business over what kind of impact it will have...

Publishing Lawsuit Against Pandora From Wixen Music Raises Questions Regarding Lyric...

Hypebot reports: "Pandora is facing down a long-expected lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing over the streaming platform's alleged infringing of lyrics in songs represented...

Splice Payouts to Creators Top $25 Million as Company Prioritizes Female...

Variety reports: "Splice, the popular platform for rights-cleared sounds and beats, has paid out more than $25 million to musicians in its artist-to-artist marketplace,...

Facebook Can Be Forced To Remove Content Internationally, Top EU Court...

The Verge reports: "On Thursday, the European Union’s top court ruled that lower court judges could order Facebook to remove illegal comments from its...

Apple Music Signs New Licensing Deals With Majors

Variety reports: "Apple Music has inked new, multi-year licenses with the three major music companies — Universal Music Group, Sony Music and Warner Music...

How AI Is Transforming The Music Industry

Hypebot reports: "Though the music business has often been an early adopter of new tech, doing so has often resulted in considerable blowback, and...

Universal Music Central Europe Chief Talks Copyright Directive With European Parliament...

Billboard reports: "Frank Briegmann, president and CEO of Universal Music Central Europe and Deutsche Grammophon, met this week with European Parliament president David Sassoli...

Six ways video game composers are missing out on money

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Video game music is more accessible than ever before, but a lack of business knowledge among composers means money is being left...