The MLC Is Open for Business -- Now The Hard Part Begins (Billboard)
Some streaming services have said they would return to paying the 2013-17 rate of 10.5% of on-demand service revenue for all publishing royalties rather than the higher escalating-rate structure of 11.4% to 15.1%.
Germany Generated 139B Music Streams During 2020 (MBW)
That is almost a third more than in 2019 (107 billion), and three quarters more than in 2018, when 79.5bn streams were recorded in the market.
Ex-Geffen Head Plots $200m US IPO To Buy Music Rights (MBW)
If Jacobson pulls it off, it will net him and his team a nine-figure sum to go shopping… and they want to go shopping in the music business.