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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 2018. According to their reports two-thirds of 15,000 new French work published in 2018 were from new talents. Their Barometer of Music Publishing report analysed the country’s music publishing results between 2017-2018. They found that revenues were up 7% to €393 mil...
Tags: Publishing, Music, France, Music Industry, Industry, French, Deezer, Publishers, Artist / Label News, Qobuz, Music Publishing, Music Publishers


TuneCore Upgrades Music Publishing Administration Service

TuneCore has announced enhancements to its  Music Publishing Administration services including faster song registration, an all-in-one solution for monitoring distribution and publishing, faster international royalty collection and an improved ‘splits’ process. Five years ago, TuneCore began offering Music Publishing Administration services for its distributed artists. TuneCore is the first company to integrate ‘RightsApp’ powered by Sentri) into its publishing administration services ...
Tags: Music, Diy, Music Industry, Indie, Musicians, Streaming, Music Business, Music Tech, Musician, Bruce Houghton, TuneCore, Music Publishing, D.I.Y, Scott Ackerman, Publishing & Songwriting, Diy Musicians


What Is A Personal Music Publishing Entity? [And Why You May Need One]

If you're an independent songwriter, you're your own publicist on your compositions, meaning it can be worth setting up your own personal publishing entity to affiliate with your PRO. Here we look at what exactly a PPE is, and whether setting one up is the right decision for you. _______________________ Guest post by Juila Pernicone of Soundfly's Flypaper As an independent songwriter, you are your own publisher on any works you’ve written. As a publisher, you may want to set up your ...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Operations, Music Business, Ascap, Soundfly, Songtrust, Music Publishing, Ari Herstand, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, Headliners Club, Juila Pernicone, Starting a Publishing Company, Vanity You, Julia Pernicone


Spotify Alums Create Canopy App Offering Recommendations Without Stealing Your Data

Two Spotify alumni involved in the creation of Discovery Weekly, have raised a $4.5 million seed round from Matrix to release an app that offers music, film and other recommendations based on user preferences, but without sharing data with Spotify, Netflix, Facebook or anyone else. The Brooklyn based startup Canopy's app uses on-device machine learning to understand what each user likes, so that it can offer recommendations.  All personal data stays on their phone.  Canopy doesn’t see per...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, App, Brooklyn, Streaming, Canopy, Music Business, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Bruce Houghton, Whitman, Music Publishing, Brian Whitman, Startups & Funding, Spotify Netflix Facebook


Spotify Music Publishing Analytics Launches In Beta

Spotify has launched Publishing Analytics in beta. Dubbed the first music streaming analytics tool built specifically for music publishers, the platform was developed in collaboration with a range of publishers to service the various roles that publishers play from A&R to administration. Spotify Publishing Analytics provides music publishers with daily streaming, including playlist performance and data for each of their songwriters. Spotify streams can be viewed by song, songwriter and ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, DSP, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, APAC, Music Publishing, Publishing & Songwriting, Spotify Publishing Analytics, Jules Parker Head, of Publishing Relations Services EMEA, Patrick Joest, EVP Global Content Partnerships Synch BMG, Publishing Analytics


Your Music Publishing Questions Answered

At SoundExchange, they are often asked by recording artists and rights owners alike about who is responsible for whose royalties, how they get distributed, and which royalties SoundExchange doesn't administer. Here they share the answers to some of the most frequent questions. __________________________ Guest post by William Glanz of SoundExchange We get phone calls and e-mails every day from recording artists and rights owners asking for assistance on a range of issues. So, ...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Music Business, Ascap, SESAC, SoundExchange, Music Publishing, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, William Glanz, Call Customer Service


Rocket Songs Is A Marketplace Of Original Songs

Jonathan Stone of original song marketplace Rocket Songs joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast.  Music publishing is a multi-billion dollar industry that has been mostly undisrupted by the tech and data revolution.  Rocket Songs is working change that and democratize music publishing.  Music publishing is a multi-billion dollar industry that has been mostly undisrupted by the info-tech revolution. As you probably know, for every song that Diane Warren ...
Tags: Music, Ed Sheeran, Musicians, Songs, Music Tech, Songwriters, Bruce Houghton, Diane Warren, Music Publishing, D.I.Y, Michael Brandvold, Jay Gilbert, Music Biz Weekly, Startups & Funding, Podcast: Music Biz, Publishing & Songwriting


Exploring Timbre in Choral Music

Full Disclosure: many of the samples I share in this article are from the See-A-Dot Music Catalog, a company for which I am the director. Unlike many aspects of the experimental music world, choral music in the western classical realm has historically avoided employing a variety of vocal timbres in any given piece, usually defaulting to the inherited English choral cathedral tradition. By contrast, string players are readily prepared to perform a variety of sounds on their instruments from sul t...
Tags: India, Religion, United States, Columns, Choral music, Meredith Monk, Aethon, Music Publishing, NewMusicBox, Extended Techniques, West Africa Sardinia, Toby Twining, Twining


The Future of Choral Music

Here’s a common experience I have as a publisher of choral music: I’ll receive a piece with all the hallmarks of a composer who knows what they are doing. The piece is well engraved, follows the rules of voice leading, is idiomatically written for the voice—and is dull. But then I’ll do a little sleuthing and find samples of this same composer’s instrumental music, which will often by contrast be lively, engaging, and innovative. Nothing drives me battier than to see this separation between the ...
Tags: Religion, US, America, United States, Columns, Experimental music, Choral music, Music Publishing, Composer Opportunities, NewMusicBox


Leveling Up, Part 1: The Business of Sheet Music

As I am wrapping up a recent commission for high school concert band, I am reflecting on my experience composing for educational instrumental ensembles.  Writing music for these ensembles is deeply rewarding—primarily because they are eager to perform freshly composed music and are willing to try new things. Writing music for younger players also has its challenges. Chief among them is writing within the constraints of students’ developing technique. How do you communicate your musical idea if t...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, United States, Columns, East Coast, National Center for Education Statistics, Music Publishing, Wind Band, NewMusicBox, Educational Music, NATS National Association of Teachers of Singing


Streaming Grew Profits For Warner Music Group In 2017

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fourth-quarter, reporting growth in revenue, as well as, a net loss. “We’ve now had five consecutive years of global revenue growth in constant currency, and the last two were up double digits,” said Steve Cooper, WMG CEO. “Our momentum reflects the tremendous talent and appeal of our artists and songwriters, and the strength of our worldwide operating team," Ross continued. "Investing to maintain our growth will remain a priority into 2018 and ...
Tags: Music, Digital, Streaming, Nashville, Warner Music, Warner, Ross, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, WMG, Eric Levin, Steve Cooper, Music Publishing, Warner Music Group Corp


Warner Music Group Reports Solid Quarterly Earnings, Streaming Revenue Up 47%

[UPDATE 2] Warner Music Group reported that revenue grew 8.0% in the quarter ending December 31st, 2016. Digital revenue contributed strongly to the earning jump rising 27.6% for the quarter. Overall net income was $24 million versus $28 million in the prior-year quarter. ____________________________________________________ Revenue at Warner Music Group was up 8.0% (or 10.6% in constant currency) in the last quarter of 2016, the company reported on Tuesday. Growth in digital, artist ...
Tags: Music, Digital, Noah, Alibaba, Hamilton, Securities And Exchange Commission, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Company, Warner Music Group, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, GAAP, Michael Buble, Warner Chappell Music, OIBDA


Warner Music Group Reports Solid Quarterly Earnings, Digital Up 27%

[UPDATED] Warner Music Group reported that revenue grew 8.0% in the quarter ending December 31st, 2016. Digital revenue contributed strongly to the earning jump rising 27.6% for the quarter. Overall net income was $24 million versus $28 million in the prior-year quarter. ____________________________________________________ Revenue at Warner Music Group was up 8.0% (or 10.6% in constant currency) in the last quarter of 2016, the company reported on Tuesday. Growth in digital, artist s...
Tags: Music, Digital, Noah, Alibaba, Hamilton, Securities And Exchange Commission, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Company, Warner Music Group, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, GAAP, Michael Buble, Warner Chappell Music, OIBDA


WMG Reports 14% Revenue Growth, Cuts Quarterly Loss 80%

Warner Music Group reported that revenue grew 14% last quarter, driven in large part by digital growth of 21%. Revenue from streaming is now almost twice the size of download revenue.  ____________________________________________   Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its third-quarter financial results for the period ending June 30, 2016. Highlights: Total revenue grew 14.2%, up 15.0% on a constant-currency basis Digital revenue grew 21.3%, up 22.5% on a constant-currenc...
Tags: Music, Digital, Warner Music, Vevo, Access Industries, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Europe Asia, WMG, Stephen Cooper, OIBDA, Eric Levin, Music Publishing, Warner Music Group Corp


Music reference: Encyclopedias of the past, present, and future

How does one grapple with music research in the digital age? What are the changes and challenges therein? On 23 June 2015, a group of distinguished academics and editors came together for a panel discussion on “Referencing music in the twenty-first century: Encyclopedias of the past, present, and future” at a conference organized by the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centers (IAML) and the International Musicological Society (IMS). The participants were ...
Tags: Videos, Music, Media, Wikipedia, Ireland, Don, Oxford University Press, Geschichte, Jean Jacques Rousseau, *Featured, Arts & Humanities, Online products, Grove Music Online, Callum Watts, Encyclopedias, Ims Conference