Tag: collecting societies

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Music NFTs roundup: Santigold, Coachella, Pianity x Sacem…

Santigold is the latest artist to experiment with NFTs in the context of an online fanclub.
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CISAC and SCAPR publish their annual collections figures

Collecting societies body CISAC has published its annual Global Collections Report this morning, revealing the latest figures and trends from its member bodies.
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Songwriter tools: Session x SONA, and Bridger gets collaborative

Accurate metadata is going to be the lifeblood for songwriters in the future (or, to put it less positively, inaccurate or missing metadata has been a big problem for them in the streaming era thus far).
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SCAPR opens up International Performer Numbers with UMG

Collecting societies body SCAPR is opening up its IPN [International Performer Number] system beyond its PRO members.
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US PRO BMI signals switch to a for-profit business model

BMI has been having a bumpy time of it in 2022, abandoning plans to explore a sale of the company in August.
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French collecting society Sacem has launched its first NFTs

If you've been running a sweepstake on who would be the first collecting society to launch its own line of NFTs, well, it's time to pay out.
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New Pex-powered PRO will focus on UGC music royalties

We know Pex best for its efforts to track music usage on platforms including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok, as well as podcasts.
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PPL reveals £14.7m Q3 international revenue distribution

British collecting society PPL has announced details of its Q3 distribution of international revenue.
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GEMA-commissioned study explores Germany’s music-streaming economy

Collecting society GEMA has commissioned a report from consultancy firm Goldmedia on music streaming in Germany.
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Recognise the Music wants more-accurate public performance payouts

A new initiative in the UK is hoping to make sure public performance royalties are paid out more accurately.
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MMF wants ‘greater transparency’ over black-box collections

That controversy within the UK music industry over funding for PRS Foundation isn't going away.
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STIM collections rose by 13% in 2021, fuelled by streaming

STIM outlined some of the developments that helped its collections bounce back from the initial hit of Covid-19 in 2020.