Tag: digital royalties

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Latest music royalties lawsuit pits Mr Probz against Sony Music

Sony Music is facing a lawsuit from Dutch artist Dennis Stehr (aka Mr Probz) over royalties that he claims the label fraudulently withheld.
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What do artists think about music streaming? IAO asked them…

Artists have been making their voices heard more loudly on a range of issues around music and tech in recent years.
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Defected sets minimum 30% digital royalty rate for artists

The Independent label has announced that its artists will all now get a minimum of 30% of the digital royalties from their music.
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Rashida Tlaib introduces her new streaming-royalty resolution

In July we reported on US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's plans to push for the creation of a new streaming royalty paid directly to artists.
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US campaign for a direct artist streaming royalty steps up

A prominent US politician has announced plans to push for the creation of a new streaming royalty to be paid directly to artists.
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‘What is a stream anyway?’ wonders Damon Krukowski

Artist Damon Krukowski has long been banging the drum over streaming royalties and musicians.
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UK to survey musicians on streaming music recommendations

The British government is preparing to canvass musicians' views on algorithmic music recommendations.
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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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Four Tet and Domino Recordings settle their royalties dispute

One of the most prominent recent disputes over digital music royalties was settled yesterday: the lawsuit between artist Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet) and label Domino Recordings.
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Brits-winner Inflo calls for changes to producer royalties

British producer Dean Josiah Cover (aka Inflo) is using his position to advocate for a change in the way his peers are paid for their work.
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French deal sets minimum streaming royalties for musicians

Something significant is afoot in France, via an agreement between labels body SNEP and producers organisation SCPP.
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MMF sets out three-step plan for making sure songwriters get paid accurately

Much of the debate around songwriters’ earnings from music streaming revolves around whether they should be paid a lot more.