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Spotify’s Royalty Overhaul To Include A 1,000-Play Requirement For A Track To Earn Money

Last month, Music Business Worldwide (MBW) reported that Spotify will overhaul its royalty model next year with three new requirements for tracks to earn...

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New Legislation Could Help U.S. Musicians Negotiate “Fairer Rates” With Streaming Platforms

An update to the Protect Working Musicians Act, initially introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2021, could help independent musicians negotiate...

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TikTok Music Launches In Indonesia and Brazil

TikTok has launched TikTok Music in Indonesia and Brazil—home to the world’s ninth-largest music industry based on recording revenue, per data from the...

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UK Parliament Establishes Working Group To Investigate Streaming Pay For Artists

The UK parliament has set up a new working group to explore issues surrounding fair pay for music artists and make an effort...

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A New Report Finds 120,000 New Songs Are Uploaded To Streaming Platforms Each Day

A new report from music sales data company Luminate has found that roughly 120,000 new digital recordings are uploaded to streaming platforms each...

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New ‘SoundCloud Go’ Service Boasts 125M+ Tracks, Off-Line Streaming, & More

It’s been a long-waited arrival, but the SoundCloud streaming platform has finally debuted it’s paid subscription service, SoundCloud Go. “SoundCloud Go is the...