Tag: youtube

Read More

Ninjawerks album includes exclusive licensing for YouTube usage

UMG’s Astralwerks has released ‘Ninjawerks’, the dance-music compilation curated by gaming star Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins. The album was released on Friday through the usual streaming and download services, as well...
Read More

Vivendi, IFPI and others concerned at Article 13 direction

Earlier this week, we reported on the latest discussion points in Europe’s ‘trilogue’ process finalising its new copyright directive, including the Article 13 section focusing on user-generated content platforms like...
Read More

‘Notice and stay-down’ could be part of Article 13 legislation

The ‘trilogue’ discussions between the European Commission, European Council and European Parliament about the proposed new copyright directive in Europe continue, including the Article 13 clause focusing on internet...
Read More

Ariana Grande breaks YouTube record and tops Spotify chart

Ariana Grande is having a barnstorming end to the year with her ‘thank u, next’ track. Its official video debuted on YouTube on Friday, and by Saturday had set a new 24-hour record on the service with more than...
Read More

Create Music to find $45m for artists and labels this year

US firm Create Music Group says it will have retrieved $45m of digital royalties for its artist and label clients this year, and expects this to grow to $100m in 2019. That’s according to a profile of the company published...
Read More

YouTube debuts student subs as originals strategy evolves

YouTube has followed other music-streaming services in launching cut-price subscriptions for students, albeit only in the US for now. Full-time students at accredited colleges or universities there will be able to get YouTube...
Read More

Not every YouTuber agrees with YouTube about Article 13

We’ve covered YouTube’s recent comments on the Article 13 section of the proposed new European copyright directive, as well as music industry bodies’ responses to those comments.
Read More

YouTube doubles up on advertising with new ‘ad pods’

Music Ally’s latest market profile focuses on Italy, which has just reached a notable music-streaming milestone.
Read More

Music rights orgs hit back at YouTube over Article 13

Startling fact of the day: music-industry bodies aren’t entirely happy with YouTube’s latest thoughts on the Article 13 section of Europe’s proposed new copyright directive.
Read More

From Lyor Cohen to pop-ups, YouTube’s Article 13 drive continues

“The first time I’ve touched this safe-harbour [topic] in quite some time is this morning with you! I don’t hear it,” YouTube Music’s Lyor Cohen told Music Ally in June, after we asked him about the ongoing tensions...
Read More

IFPI and YouTube at loggerheads over $1.8bn-payments figure

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s latest thoughts on Europe’s proposed copyright reform – and specifically the Article 13 section – has certainly caused a stir, as has Google’s latest ‘How Google Fights Piracy’...
Read More

Impala hits back at YouTube over Article 13 reforms

European independent-music organisation Impala has published a response to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s latest criticism of the Article 13 section of the proposed new European copyright directive. “Far from threatening...