A2IM Black Independent Music Accelerator back for second year
The program, which kicks off at the start of March, will provide US-based participants with subsidised annual membership fees, among other benefits.
January 11, 2022
Music consumption grew 11.3% in the US in 2021 says MRC Data
The research firm also pointed out that catalogue music (defined as that released more than 18 months ago) accounted for 76% of those audio streams in 2021.
January 7, 2022
Labels celebrate damages ruling on Russian stream-ripping sites
US body the RIAA is celebrating this week after operators of a group of Russian websites were ordered to pay "millions" in damages.
December 21, 2021
Copyright Royalty Board ups rates for non-interactive streams
This particular ruling relates to non-interactive music streams: webcasting or personal radio of the kind offered by Pandora and iHeartRadio in the US.
December 3, 2021
Dolby study highlights music rediscovery by Gen-Z Americans
Dolby has been asking 2,000 American adults about their music habits. The results back up widely-held views about social media apps and music discovery.
December 2, 2021
Apple ordered to allow external payments in iOS apps
It can be hard to follow the various legal cases and judgements around Apple and its App Store across the world. We've reported recently on a law in South Korea forcing all app store owners (not just Apple) to allow...
November 10, 2021
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.
November 4, 2021
Utopia Music makes another acquisition: Lyric Financial
Swiss startup Utopia Music has made its latest acquisition: Lyric Financial, a company that provides artists with royalty advances.
November 1, 2021
SiriusXM financial results reveal latest figures for Pandora
Overall, the company saw its revenues grow by 9% year-on-year to $2.2bn, aided by adding a record 616,000 net new self-pay subscribers to its satellite radio service during the last quarter.
October 29, 2021
Protect Working Musicians Act aims to help US independent artists
Regulators and policymakers around the world are increasingly interested in how the music streaming pie is divided, and what they might do to alter that dynamic.
October 27, 2021
Senior Product Manager, Content Systems – SiriusXM & Pandora – Oakland, NYC, LA, Remote
Main Job Description: Position Summary: SiriusXM & Pandora are seeking an experienced Senior Product Manager who is well-versed in digital music data exchange to lead and oversee implementation of new features...
October 26, 2021