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When distributors choose to withhold this information from artists and labels, they aren’t just withholding data; they are precipitating a cascade of complications that reverberate through the industry. It forces stakeholders to engage in a tedious, costly exercise of data recreation, which inevitably breeds errors and inconsistencies. The market soon becomes a battlefield of conflicting data versions. The fallout is a quagmire of legal disputes, delayed payments, and disillusionment among artists.
Amazon's audio division has seen a few executive changes throughout the year.
Music funding platform beatBread launches advances of up to $3m for songwriters, hires BMG’s Spencer LeBoff
Songwriters will now be eligible for advances of up to USD $3 million against the publishing rights on their catalog or catalog plus future songs.
Using Shaker, Deezer customers will be able to add up to 14 friends to a group using a link. Those who aren’t on Deezer can import the music library from every major music streaming platform with just a few clicks without having to download the Deezer app.
According to SiriusXM, the app “will offer listeners a more personalized, easy-to-use, lean-back streaming experience that puts discovery at the forefront”.
Spotify’s updated TV app has a new homescreen with personalized playlists, frequently listened to content, and more.
As national advertisers and agencies map out their 2024 media plans, Nielsen presented a deep dive on network radio for its clients on the buy and sell sides Wednesday. Using the media planning tool Nielsen Media Impact and data from the latest installment of its Audio Today series, the measurement giant showed how network radio can greatly expand a campaign’s reach and how it fits into the media plan.
‘Listening Now’ is the latest example, promising “real-time data on how many fans are currently streaming your music on Apple Music” via a new widget within Apple Music’s dashboard.
In the Album Of The Year category, Geffen’s Olivia Rodrigo, boygenius and Lana Del Rey each received nominations. For Record Of The Year, boygenius, The Darkroom’s Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo received nods. In the Song Of The Year category Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey and Olivia Rodrigo were nominated.
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