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Finance & Royalties Assistant – Hospital Records – London

About Us Hospital Records is an independent record label based in South London. Primarily releasing drum and bass, the label was started in 1996 by Tony Colman and Chris Goss, and has grown in recent years to become one of...
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UMG confirms ‘goodwill program’ for legacy unrecouped artists

When Warner Music Group followed Sony Music in launching a program to pay through royalties to legacy acts, it led to some pointed questions for Universal Music Group.
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Can the UK music industry solve its crisis of trust? (Guest post)

This guest column is by Andy Heath CBE, director of Beggars Group and co-founder of UK Music. In it, he draws from his deep personal experience in the music industry to address how a “crisis of trust” has taken over the...
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WMG follows Sony Music in tackling unrecouped artists problem

It has become the second major label to announce its plans for helping musicians who are still unrecouped from deals signed decades ago.
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Distributor Symphonic adds royalty analytics for TikTok

Fresh from its $37m funding round, distributor Symphonic is launching a new feature to give musicians more insight into their TikTok earnings.
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Music Ally Quarterly Report :: The Trends Report – January 2022

The Trends Report is designed to set your synapses buzzing with ideas, and put you on the front foot in 2022. In it, we look back at what happened in 2021 – that most complex of years – and turn what we learned...
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MoonwalkerFM music NFTs include a share of streaming profits

Fed up with cartoon monkeys competing to be the kings of the music-NFT swingers? Maybe it's time we let cartoon bears have a go.
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Music Fairness Awareness Month calls for US radio royalties

It's the latest salvo in the long-running unrest about the lack of performance royalties paid by those broadcasters.
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Trqk launches a version of its TrqkIQ data tools for publishers

Trqk is one of the firms helping music companies to dig into analytics of their music royalties. It has just launched a new 'TrqkIQ Publisher Edition'.
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Tangy Market sells slice of song recorded by Christina Aguilera

Tangy Market analyses music's past performance and future potential, then pays musicians upfront, converting the predicted royalties into shares to sell.
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SoundCloud says fan-powered royalties paid off for Portishead

In July, Portishead became one of the most high-profile artists to test SoundCloud's user-centric 'fan-powered royalties' system, with a cover of Abba's 'SOS'.
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Apple Music uses Shazam tech to pay rightsholders for DJ mixes

The streaming service is outlining how it plans to make sure rightsholders and musicians featured in DJ mixes are accurately paid.