Up to $43m emergency fund for songwriters launched by GEMA in Germany

Performing rights organisation GEMA have launched an emergency aid fund for songwriters left in the dark by Coronavirus. As performers, musicians and songwriters around the world face potential months out of pocket it is up…

YouTube blocked music in Finland after licensing deal breaks down

YouTube is one of the top places to go for music online, but for Finnish users lots of music was blocked thanks to a licensing mishap. YouTube and music have a sometimes rocky relationship and…

Would Lady Gaga rather be Pirated than Spotted?

As we published in this post, that’s certainly the standpoint of Swedish artist, Magnus Uggla and the Lady might well feel the same, based on the information in┬áthis post, saying that she was only paid…