Spotify’s Royalty Model Tries to Keep Up With Rise of New Music; Tuned Global Expands African Footprint with Jumamo Partnership; SoundCloud Relaunches Charts
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The relaunch includes a revamped New & Hot Chart and a brand new Next Pro Chart to spotlight emerging talent. The platform aims to enhance artist discovery and fandom with the latest developments. It follows a period of extensive research, development and internal testing.
Spotify will change its royalty payout model by early next year to include a minimum threshold of streams for a song to qualify for royalty payments, penalties for streaming fraud and restrictions on royalty payments for short “noise” tracks, as first reported by Music Business Worldwide. These changes are indicative of tectonic shifts in the music industry today and point the way to the future for streaming music services.
In a move to further solidify its foothold in the thriving African music landscape, Australia’s Tuned Global has announced a new partnership with Jumamo, a Nigerian music streaming app. Tuned Global has been actively increasing its presence in the African music scene through strategic collaborations with key players, including WAW MUZIK, Sewasew Multimedia and Tieme Music.
“People are really using this as a global, immersive platform for communicating with their fans, for selling items, and for creating really deep, engaging experiences for promoting releases,” said Dagogo-Jack.
Brand-fit background music is an effective tool helping public venues like bars, cafés, pubs, and restaurants ensure a delightful customer experience and unique ambience. Furthermore, tailored music can contribute to revenue increase.
Nearly two years after SiriusXM was sued by several members of the deaf community for failing to make podcast transcripts available, the two sides may be closing in on an out-of-court settlement. In a letter filed with the court last week, an attorney for SiriusXM said they are having settlement conversations and asks the judge to delay filing deadlines in the case until Jan. 31.
The Mechanical Licensing Collective has released a comprehensive toolkit from The MLC’s Educational Partnerships team, tailored to assist legal advisors and members of the music publishing community in finding answers to their frequently asked questions pertaining to The MLC.
Historically we’ve known Vydia mostly for its work helping labels to make money online while handling the rights management and accounting issues around that.
These channels are now live and available to users on Samsung smart TVs, Galaxy devices, smart monitors, family bub refrigerators and on the web.
AI-powered mastering is now a well-established part of the music production landscape, with a number of companies offering it.
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