Tag: music publishers

How Music Publishers Are Driving a Full Stack Revolution

Posted on 14th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Anthem, Avl, AWAL, BMG, Bmg Music Rights, CDBaby, Create Music Group, Downtown, Full Stack Music, Kobalt, Music Publishers, Music Publishing, Music Publishing M+A, Music Publishing Transactions, Ole, Primary Wave and Round Hill

Music publishing catalogues are gaining momentum fast as an asset class for institutional investments, with transactions ranging from large catalogue mergers and acquisitions (M&A) through to investment vehicles for songwriters’…

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Songwriters Aren’t Getting Paid Enough and Here’s Why

Posted on 10th September, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Apple Music, Cmos, Drake, Google, Music Publishers, Music Publishing, Pros, Song Writers, Songwriters, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Royalties, Streaming Royalty Rates and The Industrialization Of Song Writing

Music Business Worldwide recently ran a story on how Apple has proposed a standard streaming rate for songwriters, with Google and Spotify apparently resistant. Of course, Apple can afford to run Apple…

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Music Sync: A Market Ripe for Change

Posted on 3rd May, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Florence And The Machine, Game Of Thrones, Music Publishers, Music Sync, Music Sync Market, Music Sync Revenues, Music Sync Tech, Music Synchronization, Music Synchronization Market, Music Synchronization Tech, Record Labels and Sync

Florence and the Machine’s performance of Jenny of Oldstones, which appeared over the closing credits of the April 21st HBO’s Game Of Thrones episode, has registered the most Shazams in 24 hours ever.The…

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Here’s How Spotify Can Fix Its Songwriter Woes (Hint: It’s All About Pricing)

Posted on 11th March, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Copyright Royalty Board, Music Publishers, Netflix, Netflix Pricing, Songwriters, Spotify, Spotify Pricing, Streaming, Streaming Pricing and Streaming Royalties

Songwriter royalties have always been a pain point for streaming, especially in the US where statutory rates determine much of how songwriters get paid. The current debate over Spotify, Amazon, Pandora…

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