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Twitch tweaks its revenue-sharing deals with top streamers

Twitch's standard revenue share for channel subscriptions is 50/50, but the Amazon-owned platform is having to have a somewhat delicate conversation with its creator community about it.
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Twitch drops exclusivity rules for livestream partners

Until now, people who'd achieved 'partner' status on Twitch were subject to some exclusivity requirements in terms of livestreaming.
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Apple and Amazon get enhanced versions of Mabel album

Artist Mabel released her new album 'About Last Night...' on Friday (15 July) complete with enhanced versions for two of the biggest streaming services.
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Riot Games launches its third ‘creator-safe’ Sessions album

Besides spawning a roster of virtual artists, League of Legends publisher Riot Games has been building itself a music compilations business.
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TikTok, Twitch and Google back new EC disinformation code

The toughened-up code of practice on disinformation is based on the lessons learned from Covid-19 and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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SoundCloud hires former Twitch and Spotify exec Tracy Chan

SoundCloud has appointed Tracy Chan, previously head of music at Twitch, as its SVP of creator (sic – yes, it's singular).
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Esports audience predicted to grow to 532m people this year

Newzoo is one of the research firms that knows its onions when it comes to games and esports, so its latest predictions for the latter sector are useful reading
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Latest Twitch music deal is with indie licensing agency Merlin

Twitch's work to forge partnerships with music rightsholders – if not platform-wide music licensing deals just yet – continues.
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Report claims Twitch has surpassed $1bn in mobile spending

How much money is Twitch making? Amazon doesn't yet split that out in its financial results. However, research firm App Annie has published a figure.
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Universal Music Group extends Amazon deal to include Twitch partnership

Universal Music Group has expanded its agreement with Amazon to include Twitch. The deal is partly an extension of the two companies' existing agreement.
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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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T-Pain strikes Twitch partnership including Soundtrack tunes

T-Pain has signed a partnership with the company that will see him broadcasting on Twitch, but also releasing tracks for its Soundtrack by Twitch library of pre-cleared music.