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Billboard
Whitesnake Signs New Catalog Deal, Details Future Releases of Archival & New Materialby little wildfires, just really, really busy" with upcoming releases both new
Billboard / Posted an hour ago
by little wildfires, just really, really busy" with upcoming releases both new and archival thanks to a new deal with the Warner Music Group Worldwide and Rhino Entertainment. First up in the deal -- which puts a large chunk of Whitesnake's... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Former MEC Singapore MD Sharon Soh heads to IPG Mediabrandsdirector for MC2, executing campaigns for clients such as Daimler, Cycle & Carr
Marketing Interactive / Posted 10 hours ago
director for MC2, executing campaigns for clients such as Daimler, Cycle & Carriage, Coca-Cola Far East Ltd, Warner Bros, Warner Music, DHL. Under Soh’s leadership, the agency executed multiple media campaigns for major clients such as Health... Read more
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Billboard
IMS Asia-Pacific 2017 Announces First Round of Speakers Including Axwell & IngrossoMusic’s head of dance music Asia-Pacific Ryan Wilson; executive vice president
Billboard / Posted yesterday
Music’s head of dance music Asia-Pacific Ryan Wilson; executive vice president global A&R and marketing for dance music at Warner Music Group, Bart Cools; and more. Speakers will lead Q&As and panels, dissecting the big issues dance music faces in... Read more
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BC Local News
Rising Canadian stars coming to Campbell River this fallare coming to Campbell River's Tidemark Theatre this fall. Sony Music Entertai
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
are coming to Campbell River's Tidemark Theatre this fall. Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. recording artist Mae and Warner Music Canada's Helman have announced via their social networks a joint national tour dubbed "Scott VS Ria." "Scott... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Rising Canadian stars coming to Campbell River this fallare coming to Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre this fall. Sony Music Entertai
Campbell River Mirror / Posted yesterday
are coming to Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre this fall. Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. recording artist Mae and Warner Music Canada’s Helman have announced via their social networks a joint national tour dubbed “Scott VS Ria.” “Scott... Read more
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Billboard
New York Times Veteran Tristan Boutros Joins ASCAP as Chief Technology Officerperson for this role.” Prior to joining New York Times, Boutros served as seni
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
person for this role.” Prior to joining New York Times, Boutros served as senior vp of technology and business process at Warner Music Group, and has also held senior technology roles at Blackberry and IAC. Adds Boutros: "I am excited to have the... Read more
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Billboard
Revealed: Billboard's 2017 Indie Power Players, Led by Big Machine's Scott Borchettahe was actively seeking a buyer for the company that he launched in Nashville 1
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
he was actively seeking a buyer for the company that he launched in Nashville 12 years ago this September. Apple, Snapchat, Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment were reportedly among those interested in the House That Scott Built,... Read more
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Variety
ASCAP Names Tristan Boutros Chief Technology Officerus.” Prior to the New York Times, Boutros spent three years as senior vice pre
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
us.” Prior to the New York Times, Boutros spent three years as senior vice president of technology and business process at Warner Music Group. He has also held senior technology roles at BlackBerry and IAC. He is also an adjunct professor of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury music: Showing that he belongsof his major-label debut album, Mr. Optimist Blues. The nine-track collection i
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
of his major-label debut album, Mr. Optimist Blues. The nine-track collection is being released by Siena Records, the Warner Music-distributed label run by Canadian pop star Corey Hart. The man behind the '80s hit Sunglasses at Night wrote... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rita Ora on rapper Iggy Azalea's legal dispute with Def Jam recordsbefore Fancy came out and we had to share a mic, it was such a struggle,' she r
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
before Fancy came out and we had to share a mic, it was such a struggle,' she reminisced. Rita, who has now signed with Warner Music, confirmed the release of her yet to be named sophomore album will be in 2018. The stunner also hinted at the... Read more
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Billboard
'Despacito' Effect: Behind This Year's Latin Music Revolutionfor the week of Aug. 4. "Streaming is helping great music come from anywhere a
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
for the week of Aug. 4. "Streaming is helping great music come from anywhere and translate everywhere," says Stu Bergen, Warner Music Group CEO of international and global ­commercial services. Daddy Yankee says that before streaming took off,... Read more
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CNET
Google to buy YouTube for $1.65 billionYouTube users to post content from NBC programs, and it has followed up that de
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
YouTube users to post content from NBC programs, and it has followed up that deal with others involving companies such as Warner Music and on Monday, Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and CBS. Still, the issue of . Around 100... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How a Jacket Sparked an Epic Rise Through the Music Businessa special moment. Within a decade I was president and CEO of Def Jam. After th
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
a special moment. Within a decade I was president and CEO of Def Jam. After that I became an executive vice president at Warner Music Group. I started to feel that entrepreneurial spirit again, so I started my own company, 300 Entertainment, with... Read more
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The News-Times
How a Jacket Sparked an Epic Rise Through the Music Businessa special moment. Within a decade I was president and CEO of Def Jam. After th
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
a special moment. Within a decade I was president and CEO of Def Jam. After that I became an executive vice president at Warner Music Group. I started to feel that entrepreneurial spirit again, so I started my own company, 300 Entertainment, with... Read more
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Billboard
Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Publishing and Warner-Chappell Sign Global Admin DealMusic songwriter, producer and music industry executive Steve Aoki has brought
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
Music songwriter, producer and music industry executive Steve Aoki has brought his Dim Mak Publishing company to the Warner Music Group’s publishing arm to serve as global administrator. The Dim Mak roster includes Autoerotique, Garmiani,... Read more
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Billboard
Kid Rock Heads to Nashville, Signs With BBR Music Groupon his past few albums, the Detroit rap-rocker has finally made it official and
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
on his past few albums, the Detroit rap-rocker has finally made it official and jumped from his two-decade home in the Warner Music Group to the Nashville-based BBR Music, whose roster includes such country stars as Dustin Lynch, Trace Adkins,... Read more
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Billboard
Country Songs of Summer Ranked: Sam Hunt's 'Body' Leads the PackNo. 2 in 2015 and 2016. NEW TOP 10: Cole Swindell banks his seventh Hot Countr
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
No. 2 in 2015 and 2016. NEW TOP 10: Cole Swindell banks his seventh Hot Country Songs top 10 as "Flatliner" (Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville) hops 12-10. It's aided by its 4-2 bump on Country Airplay (38 million, up 5 percent) and an 11... Read more
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Billboard
Prince Estate Prepares For Third Administratorvoided that deal last month amid uncertainty surrounding whether the rights gra
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
voided that deal last month amid uncertainty surrounding whether the rights granted to UMG conflicted with rights that Warner Music Group already owned. Bremer’s court-appointed entertainment advisors, L. Londell McMillan and Charles Koppelman,... Read more
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Billboard
Warner Music Extends Streak of Double-Digit Quarterly Revenue GrowthWarner Music Group continues to post revenue growth and black ink, posting $143
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
Warner Music Group continues to post revenue growth and black ink, posting $143 million in net income on revenues of $917 million in the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Contrast that figure to a $7 million loss on revenues of $811 million in the... Read more
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Variety
Warner Music Group Shows Robust Third Quarter Earnings: Revenue, Digital UpWarner Music Group showed solid growth for the third quarter (ending June 30),
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
Warner Music Group showed solid growth for the third quarter (ending June 30), according to its earnings report issued Tuesday, with total revenue growing $13.1% to $917 million, thanks to digital revenue of $496 million, a gain of 30.2% over the... Read more
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Variety
Warner Music Group Shows Robust Third Quarter Earnings: Revenue, Digital UpWarner Music Group showed solid growth for the third quarter (ending June 30),
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
Warner Music Group showed solid growth for the third quarter (ending June 30), according to its earnings report issued Tuesday, with total revenue growing $13.1% to $917 million, thanks to digital revenue of $496 million, a gain of 30.2% over the... Read more
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Variety
Kid Rock Leaves Warner Bros. for BBR Musiccontinue to work his music to the rock market. The move puts an end to Kid Roc
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
continue to work his music to the rock market. The move puts an end to Kid Rock’s nearly two-decade affiliation with the Warner Music Group, which released his 11-times-platinum “Devil Without a Cause” in 1998. The singer/rapper switched from... Read more
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Billboard
Lorde, Seymour Stein Among Judges for International Songwriting ContestRecords); Afo Verde (Chairman, Sony Music Latin); Daniel Glass (President, Glas
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
Records); Afo Verde (Chairman, Sony Music Latin); Daniel Glass (President, Glassnote Records); John Esposito (Chairman/CEO, Warner Music Nashville); John Burk (President, Concord Label Group); Ed Vetri (President, Wind-Up Records); Bruce Iglauer... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The 19 worst albums of all time, according to criticsthe repulsion of many. Here are the 19 worst albums of all time, according to
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
the repulsion of many. Here are the 19 worst albums of all time, according to critics: 19. Enya — "A Day Without Rain"Warner Music What critics said: "Unless you're bound in an herbal body wrap, there's simply no acceptable reason to listen... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The 19 worst albums of all time, according to criticsthe repulsion of many. Here are the 19 worst albums of all time, according to
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
the repulsion of many. Here are the 19 worst albums of all time, according to critics: 19. Enya — "A Day Without Rain"Warner Music What critics said: "Unless you're bound in an herbal body wrap, there's simply no acceptable reason to listen... Read more
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Billboard
Third No. 1 in a Row for Arcade Fire on U.K. Albums Chart With 'Everything Now'by Jonas Blue featuring William Singe starts a fourth consecutive week at No. 5
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
by Jonas Blue featuring William Singe starts a fourth consecutive week at No. 5. Rudimental's “Sun Comes Up” (Asylum/Warner Music), featuring James Arthur, climbs again 10-8 and Dua Lipaimproves 19-9 with “New Rules” (Warner Bros./Warner... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Goodvin earns CCMA nominationfrom there, you know, (and) Johnny threw me on his tour across Canada.” He sai
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
from there, you know, (and) Johnny threw me on his tour across Canada.” He said he was then able to sign on with Warner Music Canada and release a solo album in 2016. The album, self-titled Aaron Goodvin, has a current single called... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dua Lipa says she’s lucky to experience Manilawork for her self-titled debut album. ADVERTISEMENT Her itinerary included an
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
work for her self-titled debut album. ADVERTISEMENT Her itinerary included an intimate acoustic showcase—organized by Warner Music Philippines—where she gave the press and fans a taste of what to expect from her on a live stage. Dua performed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hollie Smith Announces Long Player 10th Anniversary Tourand ‘Best Producer’ at the 2007 New Zealand Music Awards. Coinciding with the t
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
and ‘Best Producer’ at the 2007 New Zealand Music Awards. Coinciding with the tour and to mark the anniversary, Soundsmith/Warner Music NZ will release LONG PLAYER on vinyl for the first time. Released as a double LP, the set will have five bonus... Read more
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The China Post
China wanted music awards with legitimacy, so it looked to Taiwanturned 50."When you're 50, you still dream and want to do something that can be
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
turned 50."When you're 50, you still dream and want to do something that can be your legacy," says Song, the former head of Warner Music China and now the CEO of Ali Music Group, a division of e-commerce giant Alibaba.Over the past three years, he... Read more
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Billboard
The Raine Group In Talks to Take Stake in SoundCloudhas in this space.” SoundCloud started selling advertising and struck its firs
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
has in this space.” SoundCloud started selling advertising and struck its first major-label licensing deal with the Warner Music Group in 2014, signing deals with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment two years later as it... Read more
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Variety
Sia Signs With Atlantic Records, Christmas Album Due This Yearwith Atlantic Records and will release a Christmas album later in the year. Acc
Variety / Posted 16 days ago
with Atlantic Records and will release a Christmas album later in the year. According to the announcement from Atlantic/Warner Music Group this morning, the album will feature a collection of original holiday songs written by Sia and longtime... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribersits closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
its closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four... Read more
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New York Post
Spotify says it now has 60 million subscribersits closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
its closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four... Read more
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Daily Mail
Music streaming company Spotify has 60 mln paying subscribersits closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
its closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four... Read more
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Fortune
Spotify makes major gains.but revenue rose significantly. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
Fortune / Posted 16 days ago
but revenue rose significantly. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four sources... Read more
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Reuters
Music streaming company Spotify has 60 million paying subscribersits closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
its closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four... Read more
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FOX Business
Spotify tops 60 million paid subscribers, music streaming company saysits closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
its closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four... Read more
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FOX Business
Spotify tops 60 million paid subscribers, music streaming company saysits closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was cl
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
its closest rival, Apple Music. Last week Reuters reported that Spotify was close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S. stock market listing, four... Read more
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BlackNews.com
R&B Crooner Tay Bell's "2 Dozen Roses" Available Now On Tidal, Apple Music, Spotify And Morepiano and became a member of his school’s choir perfecting his most prized inst
BlackNews.com / Posted 16 days ago
piano and became a member of his school’s choir perfecting his most prized instrument, his voice. At 15 Bell interned for Warner Music Group referencing music for a collection of writers. Later, he’d go on to pen songs for Jamie Foxx, Mario,... Read more
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Billboard
Linkin Park Catalog Floods Australia's ChartsChester Bennington, on July 20. The most popular is Linkin Park’s five-times p
Billboard / Posted 17 days ago
Chester Bennington, on July 20. The most popular is Linkin Park’s five-times platinum certified 2000 hit Hybrid Theory (Warner Music), which returns to No. 2 on the ARIA Albums Chart, its original peak position. The rockers also re-enter the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Launch of music album, concept trains among plans for NS50 weekon Aug 4 across multiple online music sharing platforms such as Soundcloud, App
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
on Aug 4 across multiple online music sharing platforms such as Soundcloud, Apple Music and Spotify, in partnership with Warner Music Singapore and the Composers and Authors Society of Singapore. Additionally, two SMRT trains will have a... Read more
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Billboard
Lana Del Rey Scores Third U.K. No. 1 Album With 'Lust for Life'three Linkin Park albums back into the top ten, five into the top 40 and nine i
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
three Linkin Park albums back into the top ten, five into the top 40 and nine into the top 100. Hybrid Theory (Warner Bros./Warner Music) reappears at No. 4 to match its peak in 2000, while their most recent release, One More Light, is at No. 5 and... Read more
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Billboard
Lyor Cohen On the Streaming Business, Combining YouTube Red and Google Play, and SoundCloud's 'Sad Experience'of high-powered music executives in addition to Cohen, including iHeartMedia’s
Billboard / Posted 20 days ago
of high-powered music executives in addition to Cohen, including iHeartMedia’s chief programming officer, Tom Poleman, Warner Music Group’s chief digital officer and evp Ole Oberman, Pandora’s svp of the compnay's music industry group Lars... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Thanks to streaming services, China’s consumers have begun paying for musiclast year Tencent bought two big competitors. More importantly, however, it has
Namibia Economist / Posted 20 days ago
last year Tencent bought two big competitors. More importantly, however, it has paid three international record labels—Warner Music Group, Sony Music and Universal Music Group—a big, but unknown, sum for the exclusive right to stream their... Read more
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Billboard
2017 Country Power Players: The Change AgentChairman/CEO, Warner Music Nashville Since “Espo,” as he’s known in the busine
Billboard / Posted 20 days ago
Chairman/CEO, Warner Music Nashville Since “Espo,” as he’s known in the business, took over Warner Music Nashville in 2009, the ­division’s market share for country albums plus track ­equivalent albums has quadrupled to almost 7.6 ­percent. In the... Read more
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Billboard
Billboard's 2017 Country Power Players List Revealed: Music City's Most Influentiallessen the sting of Carrie Underwood's defection to Capitol when the couple rel
Billboard / Posted 20 days ago
lessen the sting of Carrie Underwood's defection to Capitol when the couple releases a duets LP in the fall. Chairman/CEO, Warner Music Nashville Since "Espo," as he’s known in the business, took over Warner Music Nashville in 2009, the... Read more
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Billboard
How SoundCloud Ended Up on the Brink of Disastersuch copyright violations if SoundCloud sold ads and shared the revenue with th
Billboard / Posted 20 days ago
such copyright violations if SoundCloud sold ads and shared the revenue with them. SoundCloud signed a licensing deal with Warner Music Group in 2014, promising to launch a paid subscription service. But Universal Music Group and Sony Music... Read more
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Billboard
Country Newcomer Morgan Evans Talks U.S. Debut 'Kiss Somebody' & Trying to Be the Best Songwriter in His Housesuccess after moving to the U.S. and working with DeStefano and others, Evans s
Billboard / Posted 21 days ago
success after moving to the U.S. and working with DeStefano and others, Evans signed his first U.S. record deal with Warner Music Nashville this past May, reconfirming the potential people see in him. And on Friday (July 21), Evans... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Thanks to streaming services, China’s consumers have begun paying for musiclast year Tencent bought two big competitors. More important, however, it has p
Namibia Economist / Posted 22 days ago
last year Tencent bought two big competitors. More important, however, it has paid three major international record labels—Warner Music Group, Sony Music and Universal Music Group—a big, but unknown, sum for the exclusive right to stream their... Read more
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