YouTube Reports $1.8B Paid to Music Industry in Past Year

YouTube Reports $1.8B Paid to Music Industry in Past Year

The video platform also claimed $6 billion in total payouts. YouTube paid out over $1.8 billion in ad revenue to the music industry over the past year from October 2017 to September 2018, the video platform claims. In a Google report called “How Google Fights Piracy,” the company also states in total it has paid out over $6 billion of … Read More

Theda Sandiford Promoted to SVP at Universal Music Group

Theda Sandiford Promoted to SVP at Universal Music Group

Theda Sandiford has been promoted to Senior Vice President of International Commerce & Digital Marketing at Universal Music Group’s Republic Records, Island Records and Def Jam Recordings, it was announced today. In her new role, Sandiford will lead global consumer marketing and commercial strategies to expand the opportunities for artists signed with Republic, Island and Def Jam. She will remain … Read More