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DCMS Committee publishes UK streaming inquiry follow-up report

We’ve been paying close attention to the UK parliamentary inquiry into the economics of music streaming, as our past coverage shows.
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19 moments from music’s exploration of the metaverse in 2022

Today's topic is music and the metaverse. online games and virtual worlds, virtual reality, augmented reality, avatar artists and more.
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10 of the best Music Ally Focus podcast episodes of 2022

Music Ally is continuing our series of articles looking back at the music industry's 2022. Today the focus is our own podcast.
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12 ways the music industry leaned in to climate action in 2022

Today, what we're looking back on is the music industry's efforts to tackle the climate emergency by reducing its emissions.
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14 thoughts about music, NFTs and web3 technologies in 2022

Today, we're talking web3, a space that generated buzz and backlash in pretty much equal measures this year.
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22 stats to help you understand India’s music industry in 2022

Facts and figures about India’s music industry are hard to come by, and when they are shared, the numbers are most often self-proclaimed.
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7 reasons why AI music was fascinating AND controversial in 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made great strides in recent years, and one area where it is beginning to have an impact is music.
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12 big talking points around TikTok and music in 2022

TikTok was never far from the music industry headlines in 2022, for better or worse. We're looking at the biggest talking points.
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38 key music/tech funding rounds in 2022

Today's 2022 roundup article focuses on funding rounds for startups (and bigger companies) in and around music/tech.
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14 music diversity, equity and inclusion must-reads from 2022

Today’s roundup of articles from Music Ally in 2022 focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion within the music industry.
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9 notable moments for K-Pop music in 2022

Today our focus is on K-Pop: the music and artists of South Korea whose horizons were truly global in the music industry of 2022.
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15 key moments from the fights for musicians’ rights in 2022

We're publishing a daily roundup in December. Today’s focuses on the fights for artists’ rights (and higher royalties) in the streaming era.