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Genius sues Google and LyricFind over lyrics allegedly lifted from its site

The dispute between music-lyrics site Genius and Google may yet end up in court: the former is suing the latter plus its partner LyricFind for $50m. This all relates to Genius’ accusation in June that Google was serving...
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LyricFind inks eBay deal for its lyrics-based merchandise

Lyrics-licensing company LyricFind announced its LyricMerch product back in November 2017: a site where people could order physical merchandise emblazoned with lyrics from its catalogue – with publishers (and thus songwriters)...
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LyricFind gets government funding to spread Canadian lyrics

Lyrics firm LyricFind has found a new source of funding: money from the Department of Canadian Heritage Creative Export Canada program. It’ll be used in a two-year project to support “the licensing, transcription and...
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The truth starts to emerge about Genius / Google lyrics row

The blame game continues in the row over how lyrics from Genius, complete with their unique apostrophe patterns, found their way into Google’s lyric search results. Genius had its say to the Wall Street Journal for the...
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Genius accuses Google in row over lyrics in search engine

Lyrics-focused site Genius and Google are embroiled in a row over the alleged copying of lyrics – a row that looks set to suck in LyricFind and other companies in this space who have partnered with Google to provide content...
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What’s next for smart speakers? Metabait, Antitrust and ‘limitless’ discovery

According to research firm Strategy Analytics, 86.2m smart speakers were shipped in 2018, up from 32m the year before. Meanwhile, rival Canalys reckons that the global install-base will be 207.8m by the end of 2019. Oh, and...
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Streaming and lyric translation will push Latin music to new heights

Earlier this week, the RIAA revealed that US (recorded) revenues from Latin American music had grown by 44% in the first half of 2017, compared to overall industry growth of 8.1%. But as 'Despacito' has shown, the Latin boom...
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What’s next for music-streaming services? (#midem)

This year’s Midem music-industry conference kicked off with the most logical of topics: music-streaming and subscription services. The industry ended 2016 with 97 million people paying for a music subscription, according...
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Google / LyricFind deal to generate ‘millions’ for songwriters

Google has struck a global licensing deal with lyrics firm LyricFind, which will see it showing song lyrics in its search results. The partnership is kicking off in the US, with other markets to follow.
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Hotline Bling tops first global LyricFind chart

Online lyrics firm LyricFind secured a coup this week, partnering with Billboard for a pair of new weekly charts tracking lyric searches through its syndication service. The LyricFind Global and LyricFind US charts will...
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Music Ally Report 358 – It’s Only Words: Digital Lyrics Get in Line

Our cover feature looks at the new ways in which lyrics are being used online – from the steady rise of Genius (formerly Rap Genius) and its new goal of annotating the entire web to Deezer’s partnership with LyricFind...
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LyricFind adds BandPage integration

Lyric licensing company LyricFind has added BandPage integration that allows artists to include tour information, links to their D2C stores and biographies alongside lyric requests from the former’s partner sites.