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Is Twitch close to signing a licensing deal with publishers for music on Twitch?

In great news for artists, labels and streamers, Twitch is apparently nearing a licensing deal with NMPA to pay artists for music on Twitch streams.

SoundCloud’s new Fan-Powered Royalties increase artist payments by 500%

A song by Portishead has earned the band six times more than it would have without the new “Fan-Powered” payment system, according to SoundCloud.