July 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Beggars Group was one of the first labels to talk publicly about splitting streaming income 50/50 with artists, but the company recently confirmed that it’s now lowering the rate due to streaming...

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June 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last night’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony sounds like it went well: we’re genuinely looking forward to hearing Lorde fronting Nirvana for ‘All Apologies’ (even...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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Slowly but surely, the speed with which artists and songwriters get paid for use of their works is increasing. SoundExchange announced yesterday that from this month

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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The latest artist to call in the lawyers over their digital royalties is Counting Crows, who have filed a lawsuit against Universal Music with the increasingly-familiar complaint that downloads of their...

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July 18th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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We reported last night on Spotify's new report on why it thinks streaming has caused piracy to decline in the Netherlands.

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July 10th, 2013 by Music Ally

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SoundExchange announced yesterday that it paid out $149m to artists and labels in the second quarter of 2013 – up 55% year-on-year, and setting a new quarterly-total record.

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July 1st, 2013 by Music Ally

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Nobody doubts the anger among the publishing and songwriting community about Pandora's efforts to reduce its royalty commitments, but it's possible to go a bit too far in the life-or-death stakes.

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June 27th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Pink Floyd and David Lowery combined have made this a bad week for Pandora's attempts to win the hearts and minds of artists and songwriters.

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June 25th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Another day, another blog post criticising Pandora for its campaign to lower its royalty commitments for songwriters.

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