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Artists House Music: Performing Rights Licensing in the United States: A World of Multiple Choices, Considerations, and Results
By Todd Brabec and Jeff Brabec
Today’s world of music licensing is undergoing major changes in practically all areas. In the U.S. performance area, the traditional music licensing entities are ASCAP (1914), BMI (1939), and SESAC (1930). Their counterparts in other countries of the…
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Google Set to Launch Streaming-Music Service as Early as This Week: Report
Internet-search giant Google is set to launch a Spotify-style streaming-music service and it could happen as early as this week, Dow Jones Newswires reported.
Google has signed deals with three major music labels and the launch of the subscription-based service could happen as early as this week, according to the report.
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SHAZAM Boosts Digital Music Sales By $300M
Shazam generates $300 million in music download sales evey year, according to stats from the company.
The discovery platform claims to have lead users to digital music downloads via the likes of Amazon and iTunes, directly linked to its song recognitions activity.
There are likely to be knock-on effects in physical and online sales that are not directly trackable too, Digital Music Newsreports, according to a Shazam presentation.
Comparing the $300 million figure to IFPI worldwide download statistics, Digital Music News estimated that Shazam is responsible for 1 in 14 paid downloads - a 7.2 percentage of the $4.117 billion global figure.
David Jones, Shazam executive vice president revealed that sales figures are doubling every year: “That’s growing triple digits, so it’s going to be double that every year.
"It’s certainly been double over the last several years," said Jones.
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