Sony Music backs ‘Rising Star’ new-talent contest in Africa

Sony Music Africa is giving its backing to a competition for emerging and unsigned artists in Africa. The post Sony Music backs ‘Rising Star’ new-talent contest in Africa appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Audiomack’s new WMG licensing deal includes Africa

Streaming service Audiomack has a new deal with Warner Music Group, which for the first time includes Africa, Canada and Jamaica. It’s the first of those that’s most interesting, coming just a week after Audiomack announced a partnership with smartphone maker Transsion Holdings in that region. “Under the new deal, not only will our teams benefit from […]

Audiomack inks Africas smartphone deal with Transsion Holdings

Outside the US, streaming service Audiomack has been a little under the radar thus far. That’s something it’s hoping to change in one of the regions the music industry sees huge potential in: Africa. It has signed a deal with smartphone firm Transsion Holdings, whose handset brands include Tecno, Infinix and Itel. The details aren’t clear […]

Audiomack partners with ACRCloud on content-filtering system

In November 2018, YouTube said it had spent $100m developing its Content ID system for detecting copyrighted music in uploads and giving rightsholders options to remove, leave or monetise those videos. That level of investment is beyond many music startups, but there are partnerships to be done. The latest example is with US streaming service […]

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