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Chartmetric report challenges catalogue definition

Catalogue music – traditionally defined as songs over 18 months old – has always been an intriguing proposition, containing locked-away value that sometimes seemed difficult to eke out.
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Big Music Stats: Luminate mid-years and Midia forecast

Industry figures? We've got some big ones for you today, courtesy of research firm Luminate and consultancy firm Midia Research.
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Music fund raises $200m as Hipgnosis buys Timberlake catalogue

Even well-established firms are struggling to raise money as VCs start to circle their wagons, but the music investments market isn’t feeling the freeze yet.
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Positive Subversion to help consolidate music catalogues

For artists who have bounced between different labels and/or distributors during their careers, managing their back catalogues can be... complicated.
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Campaign Manager, Universal Music Catalogue – UMG – London

Job title: Campaign Manager Reporting to: Director of Marketing Division: Universal Music Catalogue Location: 4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross (remote working currently) Music is Universal   It’s the passionate and...
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Digital Marketing Manager (Catalogue) – BMG – London

  Come As You Are. As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our...
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Catalogue Manager (Catalogue Recordings) – Cooking Vinyl – London

We’re hiring Cooking Vinyl is the original Artist Services company and one of the world’s leading independent labels since its founding over 35 years ago. It works with a diverse roster of new and established artists...
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Product Manager – BMG – London

We are hiring!   We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager to join our growing Catalogue Recordings team here in our Paddington office!   Your Mission at BMG   BMG Catalogue is the fastest-growing...
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Want to buy a slice of the rights to Shrek soundtracks?

If you do, it’s your lucky day – as long as you’ve got $2.3m to spare. Royalty Exchange’s latest auction is a slice of the rights to songs from the Shrek movie franchise, including all four films and...
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Round Hill raises $86.5m to continue buying music rights

A couple of days after the UK streaming inquiry’s report sparked more debate about musicians’ ‘right to recapture’ the rights to their work, we’ve got another reminder of the money being sunk...
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Shamrock Capital launches loans fund for IP owners

Shamrock Capital has emerged as one of the ambitious players in the music catalogues acquisition market, albeit to controversial effect when it bought the master rights for Taylor Swift’s first six studio albums last...
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Hipgnosis raises another £156m from latest share placing

Fresh from publishing its latest annual report, Hipgnosis Songs Fund has raised yet more money to spend buying up music catalogues. This time it’s a share placement that raised £156m (around $215m), a few million...