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Fixing Broken Music Metadata; AI Generated Music & Royalties; Sonos Unveils Exclusive Artist Stations

What Can You Do To Help Fix Broken Music Metadata?

Metadata is wildly important. Inaccurate metadata causes a whole slew of issues across the industry. Here’s what you can do to help fix the problem.

AI Generated Music: Who Gets the Royalties?

Is feeding AI copyrighted music to create new music deemed legal under the current copyright law?

D’Angelo, FKA twigs, Björk, and the Chemical Brothers Launching New Sonos Radio

Also coming to Sonos Radio is Object of Sound, a new podcast from poet/writer Hanif Abdurraqib.

Germany generated 139bn music streams during COVID-hit 2020, nearly a third more than in
New report from GfK Entertainment and BVMI sheds light on the markets streaming figures…

Why Neil Young hates the internet’s effect on
Why Neil Young hates the internet’s effect on music and set up his own streaming platform to act as an alternative for Spotify.

Bandsintown And The Rise Of The Music Livestream Subscription
More than 10 months into the shutdown of music touring, Bandsintown, a global hub for live music discovery, is launching premium livestreaming subscription service Bandsintown PLUS.

What Have Def Leppard Been Hiding in Their Closets? Band Opens Up Its ‘Vault’

New online museum, the Def Leppard Vault, collects images of memorabilia and notable moments in the band’s history — with commentary from the musicians themselves.

DJ, Radio & Podcast Host & Music Supervisor Jason Bentley On Daft Punk, The Backstory, Live Streaming During
We go in depth with Jason Bentley about his new podcast / vodcast venture, being the music supervisor for big films and more.

James Baldwin’s Record Collection Is Now a 478-Track Spotify
The celebrated author of ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain’ used music to inspire and influence his work. Now you can listen, too.

Music Victoria and streaming platform Inverse announce VR performance

Music Victoria and the Victorian Music Development Office have teamed up with virtual reality streaming platform Inverse to establish a new creators fund for VR music performances.

Universal partners with FIFA to launch Liam Payne podcast, kicking off new ‘FIFA Sound’ entertainment
Podcast is the first of many new initiatives as part of FIFA’s strategic collaboration with Universal Music Group for Brands…

Sonos Users Shift Music Streaming Platform as Google Discontinues Play Music; Shifts to YouTube

Sonos customers and users may now have a hard time to access music as multi tech giant Google has now ‘pulled the plug,’ to their Play Music store.

Nick Jonas In Talks To Play Frankie Valli In Streaming Version Of Tony-Winning ‘Jersey Boys’

Jonas will sing the song catalog that Valli and the Four Seasons built up in a show that traces his origins from Newark to the top of the charts in the ’60s.

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