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Florida Georgia Line Parts Ways With Big Loud Management After 9 Years

After a nine-year relationship, country duo Florida Georgia Line (FGL) has separated from Nashville’s Big Loud Management.  In a statement, FGL spoke positively of their time with Big Loud and indicated that their professional needs have grown during the last decade. Big Loud, also via the statement, wished members Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley luck […]

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Here’s the Music In Every Super Bowl LIV Commercial

Cheetos’ ‘Can’t Touch This’ Super Bowl Ad featuring MC Hammer What song just played in that high-profile Super Bowl LIV ad? Here’s a list of the songs (and their corresponding artists) that are playing during Super Bowl LIV’s commercials.  Congratulations to all the artists, composers, labels, and publishers who scored Super Bowl LIV music licensing […]

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After Huge $170M Fine, YouTube Music Puts Limits on ‘Made for Kids’ Content

Photo Credit: YouTube Music After a $170 million dollar fine, Google is making some changes to YouTube Music content for kids. In September 2019, Google agreed to pay a record fine for violating child privacy laws. Regulators successfully argued that Google illegally harvested personal information from kids. That information was then used to target advertising […]

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Millennials Are Twice as Likely to Listen to Albums Than Boomers — Seriously

Photo: Florencia Viadana Millennials — not Baby Boomers — are the biggest listeners of albums, according to a recent study. According to a study conducted by Deezer, millennials are two times likelier than baby boomers to play albums.  8,000 music fans — an even number of American, Brazilian, French, and German individuals — were interviewed […]

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BMI Settles Their Rate Dispute With Major Radio Broadcasters — Irving Azoff’s War Continues

BMI and the RMLC have finally settled their pricing dispute; new deal covers 2017-2021. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), one of the leading US-based performing rights organizations, has settled a long-running pricing disagreement with the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC), which represents roughly 10,000 commercial radio stations in America. The multi-year deal will be in place […]