Monday, July 8, 2019

5 Big Music Business Stories You Missed While On Vacation Last Week | hypebot

image from cdn.pixabay.comEven as you were having some much-deserved rest a relaxation last week, others toiled on, making big decisions and cutting big deals. To bring you up to speed before you've even finished your first cup of coffee, here are the 5 Big Music Business Stories You Missed While On Vacation Last Week:

1. The NMPA Backed Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) Won The Battle To Administer The US Music Modernization Act

2. Rolling Stone Finally Launched Is Music Charts Which Are Updated Daily

3. Spotify Closed Its Free Direct Distribution System

4. Epidemic Sound Raised $20M At $370M Valuation

5. Tidal Gave Songwriters And Sidemen Their Due With The Addition Of Interactive Credits

BONUS: It's hard to imagine you missed this one, but just in case... Taylor Swift and Scott Borchetta got into a very public spat that's likely to continue after the later sold his Big Machine Label Group - and Swift's hit recordings - to Scooter Braun. Here's all you need to know 

Taylor-Swift ReputationScooter Braun Acquires Big Machine Label Group For $300M: 'We’ve got a seat at the table.'

Taylor Swift Reacts To Big Machine Sale To Scooter Braun: 'This is my worst case scenario'

Borchetta Bites Back: Taylor, 'It's time for some truth' and Shares Contract Details


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