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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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NMPA and NSAI bosses criticise Apple Music over CRB filings

Remember when Apple Music was the good guy in the controversies around the US Copyright Royalty Board's rate-setting process for streaming mechanicals?