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    The Wrestling Match Over Radio Royalties Continues — Introducing the American Music Fairness Act

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    4h21m The long-running wrestling match over radio royalties is showing few signs of slowing down, as lawmakers are preparing to introduce the American Music Fairness Act, an answer to the NAB-backed Local Radio Freedom Act. Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) are set to unveil the legislation at a press conference tomorrow afternoon, […] The post The Wrestling Match Over Radio Royalties Continues — Introducing the American Music Fairness Act
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    Is Clubhouse Already Over?

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    18h3m Is the whole Clubhouse thing already over? As app installs plunge and interest wanes, this might have been a $4 billion fad. Remember when Clubhouse was about to conquer Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, Zoom, and podcasting in one fell swoop? It’s not hard to remember the days when Clubhouse was all anybody was talking about […] The post Is Clubhouse Already Over? appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Latest Industry Gigs: Recording Academy, Hal Leonard, LiveXLive, BMG, More

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    22h17m Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to news@digitalmusicnews.com. If you’d like to post a job on our Job Board, just send us a request to noah@digitalmusicnews.com. And, keep track of […] The post Latest Industry Gigs: Recording Academy, Hal Leonard, LiveXLive, BMG, More appeared first on Digital Music Ne
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    Should you buy the Bose 700 UC headphones?

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    22h29m Disclaimer: We do not use affiliate links. I don’t care if you buy these headphones or not. I’ve long been searching for what I call the ‘Goldilocks’ of wireless headphones. It’s still a relatively new type of product and there are bound to be some hiccups along the way. But, have I finally found my […] The post Should you buy the Bose 700 UC headphones? appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Cryptocurrency Scam Lawsuit Against T.I. Tossed by Federal Appeals Court

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    22h48m A panel of 11th Circuit judges has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against rapper T.I. over a cryptocurrency ICO. The 21-page opinion included at least seven references to the rapper’s songs. The three-judge panel ruled that the lawsuit failed to plausibly allege that T.I. or his business associate Ryan Felton fraudulently hid information from […] The post Cryptocurrency Scam Lawsuit Against T.I. Tossed by Federal Appeals Court appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Germany Launches Antitrust Probe into Apple App Store Business Practices

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    1d A German antitrust regulatory body has launched an investigation into the Apple App Store. The Bonn-based Federal Cartel Office (FCO) says it will determine whether Apple has abused its market dominance. The watchdog will determine whether Apple has a “paramount significance across markets” that stifles any competition. This determination echoes the European Commission’s Antitrust Division […] The post Germany Launches Antitrust Probe into Apple App Store Business Pra
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    SoundExchange Royalties Reach $947 Million In 2020, Up 4% Year-Over-Year

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    1d SoundExchange royalties totaled almost $947 million in 2020, according to a newly released report – a roughly $39 million (approximately 4.3 percent) boost from 2019. The 18-year-old entity unveiled 2020’s collection specifics this morning, highlighting the above-mentioned figures (as well as a 5.3 percent operating administrative rate) and disclosing that total SoundExchange royalties have approached […] The post SoundExchange Royalties Reach $947 Million In 2020, Up 4
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    Facebook Live Audio Rooms Roll Out in the US – Another Clubhouse Clone

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    1d Facebook is launching Live Audio Rooms in the United States – its attempt at luring Clubhouse users. Users can start hosting rooms on the Facebook iOS app for now. Users can join these rooms from both the Facebook iOS and Android apps. Anyone can be invited to be a speaker with up to 50 people […] The post Facebook Live Audio Rooms Roll Out in the US – Another Clubhouse Clone appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Sony Music’s Kontraband Inks Exclusive Deal With George Michael Estate

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    1d Sony Music UK’s full-service merchandise company, Kontraband, has struck an exclusive global deal with the George Michael Estate. The deal expands on an existing partnership with Sony Music UK. It’s the first exclusive merchandising deal with the George Michael brand since 2011. “We are delighted to collaborate with the team at Kontraband to curate an […] The post Sony Music’s Kontraband Inks Exclusive Deal With George Michael Estate appeared first on Digital Music
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    Vivendi Shareholders ‘Overwhelmingly Approve’ Plans for Universal Music Group IPO In Amsterdam

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    1d Just days following a US-led SPAC’s purchase of a 10 percent interest in Universal Music Group, Vivendi shareholders have “overwhelmingly approved” plans to debut the Big Three record label on the Euronext Amsterdam. Hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Tontine Holdings bought the 10 percent stake in Universal Music Group (UMG) for approximately $4 billion, […] The post Vivendi Shareholders ‘Overwhelmingly Approve’ Plans for Universal Music Group IPO
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    Billie Eilish Apologizes for Using Anti-Asian Slur In Recently-Surfaced Video

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    1d Billie Eilish has now issued a formal apology for using an anti-Asian slur in recently-surfaced video footage. The video footage, which is making the rounds on TikTok, shows Billie Eilish using an anti-Asian slur while also appearing to imitate Asian immigrants. Specifically, Eilish uses the c-word while singing along with a Tyler, the Creator track. […] The post Billie Eilish Apologizes for Using Anti-Asian Slur In Recently-Surfaced Video appeared first on Digital Music Ne
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    Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Sues Co-Founder Damon Dash Over ‘Reasonable Doubt’ NFT Auction Plans

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    1d Roc-A-Fella Records has officially filed a lawsuit against co-founder Damon Dash, who is allegedly attempting to cash out of a stake in Jay-Z’s debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt – despite having “no right to sell the album or any rights to it,” according to the plaintiff. Roc-A-Fella Records, which Jay-Z, Dash, and one Kareem Burke […] The post Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Sues Co-Founder Damon Dash Over ‘Reasonable Doubt’ NFT Auction Plans appeared first on Digital
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    Who Owns Universal Music Group? Here’s the Latest Detailed Breakdown

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    1d W With a valuation greater than $40 billion, UMG is easily the biggest record label and music company in the world. But who exactly who owns Universal Music Group? The answer to that question keeps changing — here’s the latest, most up-to-date breakdown. Over the weekend, we first reported that special acquisition company (SPAC) Pershing […] The post Who Owns Universal Music Group? Here’s the Latest Detailed Breakdown appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Fitness Apps Are Using Indie Music to Revolutionize Workouts — With Additional Growth and Licensing Opportunities Forthcoming

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    1d As exercisers traded their gym memberships for at-home workout solutions during the pandemic, the fitness sector experienced unprecedented growth and far-reaching changes. Perhaps the most noteworthy of these changes, however, was the industry-wide embrace of music – and the associated career opportunities for creators. The following was created in collaboration with Songtradr, part of a […] The post Fitness Apps Are Using Indie Music to Revolutionize Workouts — With Ad
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    One AirPod Not Working? How to Diagnose and Fix the Issue

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    1d Only one AirPod not working in your set of earbuds? Here’s a quick guide to diagnose and fix the problem. Occasionally only the left or right AirPod earbud will stop working. Sometimes the problem is the connection, but it might be caused by a hardware default. There are a couple of things you can try […] The post One AirPod Not Working? How to Diagnose and Fix the Issue appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    BMG Buries the Hatchet With Roblox, Inks Major Licensing Partnership

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    1d BMG has inked a major licensing deal with the Roblox company, resolving prior claims on BMG-controlled music. Roblox finds itself the subject of several music licensing lawsuits, but at least BMG is no longer breathing down its neck. A consortium of music publishers in the US, led by the National Music Publishers Association, has sued […] The post BMG Buries the Hatchet With Roblox, Inks Major Licensing Partnership appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Major Labels Demand Data Logs from Russian Stream-Ripper FLVTO.biz

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    1d As part of a lawsuit against Russian stream ripper FLVTO.biz, major labels are seeking logs of users. Popular YouTube rippers FLVTO.biz and 2conv.com were sued in 2018 for allowing users to rip .mp3s from YouTube streams. Universal, Warner, and Sony banded together to launch a copyright infringement case against the two sites – hoping for […] The post Major Labels Demand Data Logs from Russian Stream-Ripper FLVTO.biz appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Tupac Rapping Eminem Lyrics? This TTS Rapper AI Makes It Possible

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    2d A new text-to-speech AI allows users to generate lyrics to be sung in a specific rapper’s voice. The Uberduck tool allows users to choose from multiple celebrities and enter text to hear them speak. This TTS AI can generate voices from rappers like Tupac, Eminem, Ice Cube, and Juice WRLD. It does a pretty impressive […] The post Tupac Rapping Eminem Lyrics? This TTS Rapper AI Makes It Possible appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Andrew Lloyd Webber Backs Off Threats to Defy COVID-19 Lockdown Orders

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    2d Andrew Lloyd Webber has backed away from bold claims of defying COVID-19 restrictions. The London-born composer promised to defy any potential lockdown extensions by re-opening his theaters. The playwright told the UK press he planned to re-open his theaters in June “come hell or high water.” He also said if the government didn’t like that, […] The post Andrew Lloyd Webber Backs Off Threats to Defy COVID-19 Lockdown Orders appeared first on Digital Music News.
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    Sony Music Australia CEO Denis Handlin Is Leaving After 51 Years Following Toxic Workplace Allegations

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    2d Following a number of toxic-workplace allegations from current and former employees, Sony Music Australia CEO Denis Handlin has stepped down after more than half a century with the company. The departure of Denis Handlin – who became CEO of Sony Music Australia back in 1984 and returned his focus exclusively to Oceania operations in early […] The post Sony Music Australia CEO Denis Handlin Is Leaving After 51 Years Following Toxic Workplace Allegations appeared first on D