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Apple Music Launches Apple Digital Masters; Deezer Adds More Spanish ‘Deezer Originals’ to Latin Channel

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Apple Music Launches Apple Digital Masters, a New Initiative Combining Its Hi-Res ‘Mastered for iTunes’

Apple Music announced the launch of Apple Digital Masters, a new initiative by the streaming giant that combines all of its “Mastered for iTunes” offerings into one global catalog.

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The major labels are close to generating $1m from streaming every hour — but global growth is actually slowing

MBW analysis shows that global major label streaming revenue growth slowed by 19.1% YoY in the first six months of this year.


Deezer adds more Spanish ‘Deezer Originals’ to its Latin

Deezer’s latest move is the launch of a ‘Deezer Originals’ channel in Spanish, offering exclusive content and artist commentaries.

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Discogs Unveils New Inventory Platform for Professional Record

Called NearMint, Discogs claims the platform will allow sellers to manage their inventory more quickly and efficiently.

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The Next Big Growth Industry on YouTube is Standards and

It has been a torrid month for many YouTubers producing content aimed at children.

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Flagship country streaming playlists outdo radio for

Does country radio in the US have a diversity problem? The debate has already been rumbling for a while, but a new research study puts some numbers to the lack of women on mainstream country radio .

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This Week in Copyright: A Tale of Two
This week saw a couple of big events in the world of music copyright, one involving Kraftwerk and the other roping in Katy Perry.

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Spotify has acquired three podcast companies this year. Total cost: $

Full extent of expenditure revealed within new SEC filing.


China’s Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga’s

Tencent is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion).

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Jess Cagle Joins SiriusXM as Chief Entertainment
The veteran magazine editor will team with SiriusXM personality Julia Cunningham to host ‘The Jess Cagle Show’ while also producing podcasts, hosting special events and appearing on video content.

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The Kids Are Learning Video Editing From
TikTok creators are using the platform to create stories instead of learning Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.

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