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Taylor Swift Skipped the AMAs Because She’s Re-Recording Her Old Albums

Despite receiving “Artist of the Year” honors for the third consecutive year, Taylor Swift skipped yesterday evening’s American Music Awards ceremony because she’s in the process of re-recording her first six studio albums. In an acceptance speech captured from the recording studio and shown during the awards show’s broadcast, Taylor Swift – who made headlines […]

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Warner Music Posts Slight Q4 Revenue Gain as Digital Earnings Growth Continues

Largely due to continued digital growth, Warner Music Group (WMG) revenue held steady during the 2020 fiscal year’s fourth quarter, compared to the same period in 2019. Warner Music Group published its Q4 FY 2020 earnings report (for the three months ending on September 30th) this morning. The Big Three record label, which returned to […]

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An ABBA Legend Helps Audoo Raise $6.9 Million

ABBA legend Björn Ulvaeus, who participated in Audoo’s $6.9 million Series A funding round. Photo Credit: Frankie Fouganthin London-based music-tech startup Audoo has raised over $6.9 million (£5.2 million) in a Series A funding round. The two-year-old company announced its multimillion-dollar investment this morning, in a formal release that was shared with Digital Music News. […]

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Spotify’s Canvas Increases Engagement – How To Create Spotify Video Loops

Spotify Canvas loops boost engagement – here’s how to take advantage of video loops.  Spotify acquired SoundBetter last year to create a marketplace for artists. It’s the same concept as Fiverr, a marketplace where you can pay artists to create short video loops. Spotify Canvas is gaining traction on the platform and may soon become […]