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Latest Industry Gigs: Tencent Music, LiveXLive, CCS Rights, More

Music industry veteran Nikki Hart Caldeira, LiveXLive’s new SVP of strategic development. Photo Credit: LiveXLive Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to [email protected] If you’d like […]

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Creator-Collaboration Platform Pearpop Completes $16 Million Raise, Including Support From The Weeknd, Snoop Dogg

Photo Credit: Alexander Shatov Creator-collaboration marketplace Pearpop has now raised a total of $16 million, including $10 million from a Series A as well as $6 million in “prior seed financing.” Pearpop – which, like Clubhouse, Locker Room, and an array of other immediately successful platforms, debuted in 2020 – detailed the multimillion-dollar raise in […]

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Arcade Fire Releases a 45-Minute Song for the Headspace Meditation App

Arcade Fire performing live in 2017. Photo Credit: Leonardo Samrani Montreal-based indie-rock band Arcade Fire has officially released a 45-minute-long song, entitled “Memories of the Age of Anxiety,” for meditation and relaxation app Headspace. The track, dubbed “an original piece of meditative music by the Grammy-winning band,” is currently accessible for those who’re subscribed to […]

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Morgan Wallen Cancels All Summer Tour Dates — Including Country Thunder, Country Jam, and Luke Bryan Concerts

Morgan Wallen uploaded this lengthy message to Twitter on April 13th Morgan Wallen reemerged on Tuesday after a long period of silence to address his fans — and cancel all of his upcoming festival and tour dates. After months of silence, country superstar Morgan Wallen has decided to nix his entire summer touring schedule — […]

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Sony Music Dismisses Top Executive Over Harassment, Bullying Charges

Sony Music has dismissed a top executive over harassment and bullying allegations levied against him by team members. The Sydney Morning Herald first reported on the dismissal of BMG veteran Tony Glover, who’d served as Sony Music Australia’s vice president of commercial music. According to the same source – the oldest continually published newspaper in […]

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Another $1 Billion Drops On the Music Industry’s Head: CTM + Outlander Unveil Massive Publishing, Master Rights Investment

Netherlands-based music publisher and digital-distribution platform CTM Entertainment has partnered with Dallas-based investment firm The Outlander Fund to invest $1 billion in music IP. The André de Raaff-founded CTM Entertainment and The Outlander Fund just recently unveiled their billion-dollar plan to acquire music catalogs, with an emphasis on rights that set the stage for non-fungible […]

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Latest Industry Gigs: SoundCloud, ADA Worldwide, [PIAS], Prescription Songs, More

Music industry veteran Eliah Seton, who will begin as SoundCloud’s president in May. Photo Credit: SoundCloud Here’s a recap of recent executive shuffles — including both hirings and in-house promotions — from across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to [email protected] If you’d […]