The debate over music royalties is stuck. Is it time to make the case for ‘completion’?

The music industry has failed to reach consensus on how to transition from the streaming payment…

Warner Chappell and 300 Publishing team up to jointly sign songwriters

300 Publishing, the publishing division of WMG label 300 Entertainment, is joining forces with Warner Chappell…

Jimin, one of K-pop’s biggest superstars, has a dedicated in-app hub on TikTok for his new album ‘MUSE’

TikTok has launched an in-app hub for BTS star to promote his new album MUSE, which…

From the $2bn+ copyright lawsuit against Verizon to Shamrock’s rights portfolio acquisition… it’s MBW’s Weekly Round-Up

Welcome to Music Business Worldwide’s weekly round-up – where we make sure you caught the five biggest stories…

BMG forms strategic partnership with Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

BMG has struck up a new strategic partnership with Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group to manage…

Shamrock buys rights portfolio from Vine Alternative Investments – including 150+ Calvin Harris songs

Los Angeles-based investment firm Shamrock Capital has acquired a portfolio of film, television, and music rights…

YouTube Music’s Foundry Program returns to support ‘next wave of independent artists’

YouTube Music‘s Foundry artist development program is back, seeking to support “the next wave of independent…

TikTok to ‘fast track’ official artist account creation for DistroKid members

TikTok and DistroKid have extended the scope of their existing alliance, announcing a new partnership to…

Super-producer James Ford on working with Arctic Monkeys, Blur, The Last Dinner Party and more

MBW’s World’s Greatest Producers series sees us interview – and celebrate – some of the outstanding…

Kenny Ochoa joins Splice as Senior Vice President of Content

Splice, a royalty-free sample and loop marketplace and music creation platform, has appointed music industry veteran…