February 19th, 2014 by Music Ally

Indie licensing body Merlin has had cross words for several streaming music services down the years

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February 13th, 2014 by Music Ally

Indie licensing body Merlin collected $70m from streaming music services on behalf of its members last year, and expects to “easily” surpass $100m in 2014 according to CEO Charles Caldas

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February 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Indie licensing body Merlin has had cross words for several streaming music services down the years,

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November 27th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Lead: Merlin is accusing the majors of trying to game the digital music market by either buying into or buying up distributors and aggregators, thereby awarding themselves a huge negotiating advantage....

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October 9th, 2013 by Music Ally

Merlin is ramping up its US efforts with the announcement that former WMG exec Roger Gold will be its commercial and strategic advisor in the market.

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October 3rd, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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When indie body Merlin criticises streaming services, it's usually because they haven't licensed its members works at launch (see: Myspace, Rdio, Rara and Songl in recent times). This week, though, German...

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June 6th, 2013 by Music Ally

Merlin is celebrating its fifth birthday with some new stats. The indie licensing body now has more than 580 label and distributor members, representing more than 20k labels with 3m tracks for licensing...

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May 17th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Indie rights body Merlin published some research into digital growth for its member labels yesterday, claiming that a third of them have seen streaming and subscription revenues more-than double year-on-year.

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May 16th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Warner Music Group remains on course to acquire the Parlophone label by the summer, after receiving clearance for the deal from the European Commission.

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