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 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
Boomplay, Africa’s leading music streaming and download service and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment have announced the signing of a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa. UMG is the first major music company to license its catalog to Boomplay, which has been established as the most popular streaming service in Africa. Under the … Read More
Digital has transformed the way we listen to music, and it’s more important than ever to have your music available on YouTube. Fortunately, ASCAP can pay royalties for many different types of YouTube performances. Let’s take a look at how ASCAP royalties work for YouTube performances, and the steps you should take to get paid.
Google alerts have been around for a long time now. So has the need to google one’s self. In the late 00’s, we had a popular saying, “Google Me”. Anyone remember that horrible Teyana Taylor song and video from 07-08? Brash entertainers yelled it out in interviews. Random social media nobodies typed in while arguing with other social media nobodies … Read More
Youtube began adding an expanded credit section with songwriter, producer, publishing and label information based on their content ID system. Youtube adds credits after Spotify made the move in February. Tidal added digital liner notes to their service in November of 2017. Many publications covered the story but few, if any actually discussed how and when a credit would be issued. … Read More
*Disclaimer* If any of my ex-girlfriends find this, I am sure they may discredit my credentials on dating lol. Ashley (@APlusAshley) and the great folks over at the Good Vibes Only Podcast (@GVOPodcast) reached out to me. My expertise as of late, has been in helping producers grow and develop their sound and in helping them develop as people, in … Read More