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Merlin: A Wizard A True Star

Merlin, the global digital agency for independent labels, has announced that it has paid out a billion dollars to members in less than ten years. Formed in 2008, Merlin now acts on behalf of more than 20,000 independent record...
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Lyor, Lyor, YouTube Debate Fires Up

YouTube Head of Music Lyor Cohen has been shot down in flames this month after claiming in a controversial blog post that the much discussed YouTube ‘value gap’ doesn’t exist, adding that YouTube pays out more than other streaming services...
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Beggars Can Be Choosers

“They are but beggars that can count their worth” –William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet. Beggars Group, one of the largest and most powerful independent record companies in the world, posted revenues of £70.6m in 2016, with a net profit...
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Apple Music Hits 15m

According to a new batch of shadowy ‘sources’ and as reported in the New York Post, Apple Music now has 15 million users as it approaches the end of its three-month free trail period. Approximately half of these have...
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Digital and Physical On Par

According to a report published this month by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), global revenues from digital music services matched those from physical format sales for the first time in 2014. The report, which can be...


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