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Twenty One Pilots are the next artist playing a Roblox concert

Warner Music Group likes Roblox so much, it bought a share in the company a while back, and has since worked with the gaming firm on a series of virtual concerts for its artists.
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Roblox Q2 revenues grew by 127% year-on-year to $454.1m

Games firm Roblox has reported its latest financial results, with its revenues up 127% to $454.1m in the second quarter of this year.
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KSI is the next artist holding a launch party on Roblox

Games platform Roblox is preparing for its next big music event: a concert from British artist KSI, who will be performing songs from his new album.
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Sony Music strikes Roblox deal to explore more virtual events

Keen followers of recent music industry legal news will enjoy the last couple of lines of Roblox’s announcement of a new partnership with Sony Music. “Roblox respects the rights of all creators and uses advanced...
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Merch sales from Lil Nas X Roblox gig near ‘eight figures’

When Lil Nas X performed a concert on gaming platform Roblox in December 2020, it was watched 33m times in a weekend over multiple viewings. Now Roblox has revealed that the show was also a success when it came to sales of...
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Monstercat at 10: ‘We haven’t scratched the surface of the possibilities…’

Happy tenth birthday, Monstercat. The Canadian electronic music label has made a habit of innovation and experimentation since being founded in 2011. In 2021, its catalogue does more than 200m audio streams a month, its...
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WMG and Roblox talk music, games and ‘hyper reality metaverses’

When Lil Nas X performed a concert on gaming platform Roblox in December 2020, it was watched 33m times in a weekend over multiple viewings. Now Roblox has revealed that the show was also a success when it came to sales of...
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BMG signs deal with Roblox after resolving ‘prior claims’

Games platform Roblox has been under fire from publishers in the US, including a lawsuit filed by the NMPA, but the company is signing deals to offload some of its other licensing headaches. Witness its agreement with BMG,...
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Roblox reveals its daily active users fell in May

It’s been an impressive story of growth for games platform Roblox, but its daily active users (DAUs) actually fell in May this year. The company is reporting its metrics every month, and says that it had 43 million DAUs...
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Roblox says it is ‘surprised and disappointed’ by NMPA lawsuit

This morning, we reported on the National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) lawsuit against games platform Roblox, on behalf of several of its members. Now the company has issued its response, in a statement sent to Music...
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NMPA sues Roblox in $200m copyright infringement lawsuit

Games platform Roblox has enjoyed plenty of positive headlines for its push into music in partnership with labels and artists, but now the company is facing a battle with music publishers over licensing. Yesterday, the US...
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Zara Larsson set for album launch event within Roblox

It isn’t just artists signed to Roblox investor Warner Music Group who are exploring the potential of the games platform. Zara Larsson, signed to Sony’s Epic Records, is next up for a Roblox event. She’s...