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YouTube is rolling out ‘handles’ for its community of creators

If you have a YouTube channel, you have a channel URL, which may or may not be a pithy representation of your name or brand.
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YouTube ditches Nicki Minaj video age restrictions after protest

YouTube has removed age restrictions placed on a new music video by Nicki Minaj, following a furious protest from the artist yesterday.
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YouTube Shorts gets David Bowie clips to promote ‘Moonage Daydream’

There's a buzz around new David Bowie documentary 'Moonage Daydream', and now YouTube is getting in on the promotional action.
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Why social-media platforms must beware ‘the bootleg ratio’

It's not just about the flurry of copycatting going on between the biggest social media platforms and emerging disrupters.
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YouTube reveals its plans for ‘Creator Music’ revenue sharing

YouTube's next expansion plans have been leaking out in recent weeks, but at its 'Made on YouTube' event yesterday they were confirmed
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Robert Kyncl confirmed as incoming Warner Music Group CEO

Warner Music has announced the identify of its next chief executive officer(CEO): Former YouTube executive Robert Kyncl.
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Rumours that Robert Kyncl is next WMG boss reach fever pitch

When Billboard, Variety and MBW all suddenly say the same executive is now the frontrunner, you know something's up.
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YouTube to announce Shorts ads and partner program changes

Through the sheer weight of on-platform promotional power, YouTube has driven its Shorts format to 30bn daily views.
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Cinq Music sues Create Music Group over YouTube payouts

The simmering row over YouTube royalties being claimed by the wrong rightsholders may be heading to court.
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‘Sounds on Shorts’ boosts music discovery from YouTube Shorts

YouTube's TikTok-style Shorts feature is growing rapidly: up to 30bn daily views and 1.5 billion monthly viewers according to the company's latest stats.
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YouTube’s annual music industry payouts grow to $6bn

YouTube paid out $6bn to the music industry in the 12-month period between July 2021 and June 2022, the company has announced.
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MMF opens applications for latest music managers accelerator

Applications open today for the initiative's fifth year, offering training and 12-month grants of up to £15k for the participants.