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Believe and TuneCore to fund Keychange US with $250k

We reported earlier this week on the imminent US launch of Keychange, the diversity-focused music industry movement.
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TuneCore shakes up its pricing with annual flat-fee plans

It's shifting away from a pay-per-release model towards flat fees, spread across a series of plans. Four, in fact.
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‘Be The Change’ report reiterates challenges for women in the music industry

Midia Research has published a second 'Be The Change' report exploring the challenges faced by women in the music industry.
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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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Midia Research launches its second ‘Be The Change’ survey

Midia is working on a sequel to the report, now sponsored by TuneCore and Believe, and it's seeking another round of people to fill in its survey to provide the data.
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TuneCore CEO on diversity, equity and inclusion: ‘A lot of room to grow’

Andreea Gleeson, CEO of music distributor TuneCore, delivered the 'Changemaker Keynote' address at the NY:LON Connect conference this week.
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“It’s like having a focus group for each track”: how a sea-change in A&R and music discovery is leveling the playing field for artists

This is a post by Andreea Gleeson, Chief Executive Officer of TuneCore (pictured), who writes about what she sees as a “sea change in A&R” – how artists are now testing and releasing songs through the new musical...
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Twitch launches a livestreaming music incubator scheme

Twitch settled its legal dispute with publishing body the NMPA in September to create space to sign licensing deals with individual members. Now it is launching a "livestreaming music incubator program" that will work with...
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Spotify’s ‘Discovery Mode’ gains support from some distributors

Spotify has been coming under pressure over its ‘Discovery Mode’ test, which lets artists choose tracks to get a promotional boost in its autoplay and radio features, in return for a discounted royalty rate. Yesterday,...
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Facebook wants to add more independent music to its catalogue

Facebook has worked hard over recent years to sign licensing deals with major and independent labels and publishers covering user-generated content across its services, including Facebook and Instagram. Now it wants to swell...
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TuneCore to provide music for YouTube’s Shorts feature

YouTube is preparing a big global push for its TikTok-style ‘Shorts’ feature: we wrote recently about its launch of a $100m fund to reward creators for their short videos. Now it’s putting deals in place to make more...
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‘Be The Change’ explores challenges for women making music

TuneCore and Midia Research have teamed up to publish a report called ‘Be The Change: Women Making Music’. It’s based on a survey earlier this year of women musicians, to understand the challenges they face....