Indie licensing agency Merlin has announced a global licensing deal that lets Merlin members and their artists participate in FPR on SoundCloud.
Snapchat expands Sounds library with new licensing deals
Snapchat has announced a slew of new music licensing deals, which will add more music to the Snapchat Sounds library
ThatTrack is the latest music library for online-video creators
People making videos for YouTube and social networks need background music that won’t get their content taken down.
A guide to micro-sync for indie artists (guest column)
This is a guest post by an established independent artist and songwriter, with tens of millions of streams to their name. After researching a number of platforms in the micro-sync […]
Kobalt US pullout gives Meta another licensing headache
Meta is having… let’s call it a ‘difficult’ month for its music-licensing strategy.
Brands be warned: TikTok’s UGC music licences don’t include you
When social media companies sign music licensing deals covering user-generated content, those users do NOT include brands.
UK bodies protest against unlicensed AI data-mining of music
There’s a new row brewing in the British music industry, but refreshingly, all the industry bodies are on the same side of it.
Licensing Manager – PACE Rights Management – London
A full-time role at the global leader in assisting Rightsholders (writers & publishers) to Direct License their Live Public Performance Rights to Promoters, Venues & Festivals. EXPERIENCE: SKILLSET: ROLE: […]
Music licensing startup Songistry raises $5m funding round
The startup offers a service licensing music for TV, film, advertising and games, and has built a catalogue of more than 100k tracks.
Slip·stream raises $7.5m from investors including Sony Music
Startup Slip·stream emerged in 2021 as the latest company focusing on licensing music to YouTubers and other online creators.
Creative & Licensing Manager – BMG – London
We are hiring! We are looking for a Creative & Licensing Manager to join our Production Music team at our London office! BMG Production Music is the world’s fastest-growing production music catalogues servicing the […]
Bob Dylan wins (again) in lawsuit over catalogue sale
Bob Dylan’s sale of his songs catalogue to Universal Music in December 2020 sparked a lawsuit from the widow of Jacques Levy.