Audiomack Royalties – Type of Royalties They Payout

Audiomack is a music streaming platform that is on the rise. Audiomack is very similar to Soundcloud, but has a stronger hip hop audience. Currently, Audiomack is allowing artists and labels to generate royalties from…

Primary Wave eye up blooming podcast industry with equity investment in Audio Up

Primary Wave Music Publishing have taken equity interest in a podcast production studio as podcasts spread like wildfire. Primary Wave are a company of many interests. The company covers music publishing, the production of film…

Do Music Producers Get Music Publishing Royalties?

Answer: Yes and No. The music producer won’t normally receive any music publishing royalties unless it was agreed in the contract and / or the music producer added an element to your finished track.

France’s music publishing was worth $450m+ from latest reports

France’s music industry is growing each year and the latest publishing reports show how strong 2018 was. The latest figures from the French music publishing trade associations The CSDEM and CEMF show considerable growth in…

Pandora are being sued for lyrics, by a company who just sued Spotify for $1.6 billion

Who would’ve thought lyrics could cause such a fuss? Wixen clearly do as they look to sue Pandora for using the lyrics of their artists in their music streaming service. Music publishing company Wixen have…

Despite protests Europe just approved Sony’s full EMI acquisition

The EU have just approved Sony Music’s takeover of EMI Music Publishing despite indie music organisations across Europe warning that it gives them too much influence. Sony Music now own a 100% stake in EMI…

Look out major labels, Apple are moving into music publishing

Apple’s world domination spreads further as reports claim they are looking to get into music publishing through their streaming service Apple Music.  According to people involved in the matter Apple are expanding their spot in…

Sony will own 90% of EMI publishing after a $2.3 billion deal

Sony are taking a massive controlling stake in major music publishers EMI after acquiring a giant 60% share on top of their existing 30%. Sony Corporation are making a massive investment to take over a…

Spotify move into music licensing acquiring new company, Loudr

Spotify are expanding and they’re latest venture looks to take them into the world of music licensing, probably a good idea for the streamers. Spotify have just announced the acquisition of Loudr, a music licensing…

Sony and Warner both eyeing EMI Music Publishing for $4b sale

With one of the biggest song catalogues in the world EMI Music Publishing are up for sale with major labels zeroing in. EMI Music Publishing have put themselves up for sale, selling their 2.2 million…