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DistroKid beta tests a music video distribution service

Music distributor DistroKid has a new off-shoot: DistroVid. As the name suggests, it's focusing on music videos rather than audio tracks.
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Tencent Music to help Chinese artists distribute globally

Tencent Music has been working with independent artists for some time now, attracting more than 300,000 to its Tencent Musician platform by the end of 2021.
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TuneCore reaches new milestone of $2.5bn artist payouts

Distributor TuneCore has now paid out more than $2.5bn to artists in royalties since the company was founded in 2006.
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After buying Tidal, Block invests in music distributor Stem

Music distributor and payments firm Stem is raising money again: a $20m funding round led by VC firm QED Investors.
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WMG steps up its MENA business with Qanawat acquisition

Warner Music Group has made its latest move in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with a planned acquisition of distributor Qanawat Music.
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CMA officially clears Sony Music’s acquisition of AWAL

UK competition regulator the CMA has officially cleared Sony Music's acquisition of AWAL, following its provisional approval of the deal in February.
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TikTok gets into music distribution with SoundOn launch

TikTok is already many things to many people, but now it is adding a couple of strings to its bow for musicians specifically: distribution and marketing services.
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CMA provisionally clears Sony Music’s acquisition of AWAL

UK competition watchdog the CMA has published its provisional decision on Sony Music's acquisition of distributor and artist services company AWAL.
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Music distribution trends: evolution, expansion and education

Yesterday's keynote from Mark Mulligan at the NY:LON Connect conference was followed by a panel about the future of music distribution.
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The future of music distribution: emerging markets, social and more

Emerging markets will represent the majority of global music subscribers by 2026, according to Midia Research MD Mark Mulligan.
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WMG buys majority stake in African distributor Africori

Warner Music Group has revealed its latest strategic move in Africa: a majority stake in distributor Africori.
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Believe buys a stake in another independent label: Jo&Co

Distributor Believe is starting 2022 as it means to go on: acquiring a majority stake in another independent music label.