We reported yesterday that TikTok Music had emerged from beta in Australia, Mexico and Singapore. However, UMG is not yet on board.
TikTok has brought its new TikTok Music service out of beta in Australia, Singapore and Mexico, joining Brazil and Indonesia.
Music licensing firm Songtradr has become the single largest shareholder in music metadata company Jaxsta.
Georgia Maq is the co-founder of Australian band Camp Cope, who will be playing their final show in October.
This report contains all of Music Ally’s Country Profiles from the last 12 months, so you can spot the music industry trends across the regions that are most important to your work.
TikTok’s music service TikTok Music is going live in Mexico, Singapore and Australia today, following its launch in Brazil and Indonesia.
Recorded music sales in Australia reached a 15-year high in 2021, with optimism just starting to return to the market.
TikTok limiting users from using certain commercial tracks in its app in Australia as a ‘test’ was guaranteed to go down badly with labels.
TikTok is rolling out its SoundOn distribution arm in another country, and… let’s just say the timing is interesting.
The latest skirmish in TikTok’s ongoing licensing negotiations with music rightsholders appears to be taking place in Australia.
The Australian government has launched a new National Cultural Policy called ‘Revive’ which includes establishing a new music industry body.
The Australian music industry has been rocked by recent revelations about sexual harassment and harm within its workplaces.