Music publishers talk innovation: ‘When there’s a will, there’s always a way’

We hear a lot about the new revenue streams that labels are hunting down in social, gaming, fitness and other areas The post Music publishers talk innovation: ‘When there’s a will, there’s always a way’ appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Lickd adds another major licensing partner in Warner Chappell

Startup Lickd has been growing the catalogue of music it has available to license to creators on platforms including Twitch and TikTok. The post Lickd adds another major licensing partner in Warner Chappell appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

NFTs roundup: OpenSea, Warner Chappell, Probably a Label…

These are testing times for the crypto world, but there is still plenty of activity going on around NFTs, music and web3 technologies. The post NFTs roundup: OpenSea, Warner Chappell, Probably a Label… appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Moon Projects adds publishing division via Warner Chappell partnership

The lines between labels, music publishers and management companies get ever blurrier, as shown by Moon Projects’ new publishing arm. The post Moon Projects adds publishing division via Warner Chappell partnership appeared first on Music Ally. Source: Music ally

Voisey star Olivia Knight (aka poutyface) signs major deals

When we profiled social music app Voisey early this year, its co-founder Olly Barnes talked about its ambitions to discover new talent. “We have users in remote parts of the world, who have never made a song before, and have low self-confidence, but Voisey allows them to make the step to songwriting,” as he put it, […]

Universal Music hails China sales success for Linong Chen

The major western music companies are, it’s fair to say, very keen to expand their foothold in the Chinese music industry. From beefing up their offices in China to taking investment from its digital industry’s giant Tencent, Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music are all making the country a growth priority. Some new numbers […]

The latest new music label is… Build-A-Bear Records?

We don’t get to report on stuffed-animal announcements very often in Music Ally’s bulletin, but today we bring you news that retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop is launching its own record label. Build-A-Bear Records is the result of a partnership with Warner Music Group’s Arts Music division and its Warner Chappell publishing arm. The plan is to […]

Publishing body ICMP backs WMG over Spotify India dispute

Spotify is live in India, but its dispute with Warner Music Group continues, over the way it sought a statutory licence for works owned (partially or wholly) by publisher Warner/Chappell. Now the International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) has weighed in to the row, firmly on the side of Warner/Chappell. “Music publishers worldwide work in […]

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