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Record Labels Are (Kind Of) Dead. Long Live Label Services!

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As the role and relevance of record labels has changed over time, new opportunities have also emerged in the music business, something which these two ex-major label guys are using to their advantage – and helping out their clients in any way they can along the way. Guest post by Glenn Peoples, Music Insights and Analytics […]

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Apple Music Cuts New Warner Music Group Licensing Deal At Lower Rate, Sony Reportedly Next

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Apple Music has followed Spotify’s lead in pushing for lower payments to artists and labels. Warner Music Group has become the first major label to agree to the lower rates from Apple, according to reports surfacing late yesterday. Warner Music Group has signed a new licensing deal with Apple Music, Bloomberg first reported yesterday. The agreement, which […]

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Warner Music Acquires Spinnin’ Records For Reported $100 Million

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Warner Music Group has acquired independent electronic music label Spinnin’ Records, the music group announced this morning. Headquartered in the Netherlands and founded in 1999, Spinnin’ Records is also home to successful music publishing and management divisions. Warner Music Group has acquired Netherland’s based independent electronic music label Spinnin’ Record and its off shoot music […]

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10 Record Deal Red Flags

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When a band receives their first record deal, there’s a sense of accomplishment. Someone likes me! Where do I sign? Before signing a contract with a label, it’s important to understand what you’re signing. When I’m reviewing a record label agreement for an artist, it’s not uncommon for there to be a number of “red […]

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