Headlines: TikTok's Year In Music

The week that was in music royalties...
December 21, 2020

Year on TikTok: Music 2020 (TikTok)

Over 176 different songs surpassed 1 billion video views. Earlier this month, "The Playlist" highlighted the most significant songs on TikTok in 2020. Together, those songs racked up over 50 billion video views on over 125 million creations, and 5 of them reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

ASCAP & BMI's New Joint Database (Billboard)

ASCAP and BMI have finally unveiled a new joint song data platform, reconciling songwriter and publisher information between the performance rights organizations in an easy-to-search way.

Music Stocks Are Skyrocketing Past Analyst Expectations (Billboard)

As compared with an average of analyst price targets, four out of seven key music stocks — Spotify, Live Nation, iHeart and Tencent Music Entertainment — have more downside than upside.

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