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Google Cloud to provide BMG with infrastructure to manage global data flow

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By Emmanuel LegrandBertelsmann-owned music company BMG has picked Google Cloud to build "a scalable, global infrastructure" and manage the exponential increase in the data flow linked to the digital consumption of music. The new service will help BMG process the billions of lines of income data it receives from around the world, across platforms, streaming services, radio, television and many other sources, in order to pay artists, songwriters and other rights holders. BMG will use Google Cloud...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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rightsholder.io research shows extent of registration gaps and data duplication with Grammy-nominated songs

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In North America, 10% of the songs nominated for a Grammy were not detected to be registered with the region’s rights societies, as of January 7, 2023, according to an analysis from data specialists MusicTechWorks' music copyright research platform rightsholder.io.

rightsholder.io reviewed its data sources on global song registrations for some of this year’s top Grammy categories, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best ...

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PPL paid out £244.9 million to performers and labels in 2022, up 7.1% over 2021

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British neighbouring rights society PPL has distributed £244.9 million (€278.3m) to its members — performers and owners of sound recordings — and other collective management organisations in 2022, up 7.1% over 2021's £228.7m.

PPL said the figure marks the second highest total of monies paid out by PPL in a calendar year, the highest being £260.2m in 2020, a total achieved thanks to the record collections of £271.8m the previous year in 2019, before the adverse impact of the COVID pandemic.
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Orfium acquires cue sheets management company Soundmouse

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Music technology platform Orfium has acquired London-based Soundmouse. The deal — the terms of which were not disclosed — brings together "the global market leaders in digital music and broadcast rights management and reporting," according to Orfium.

Orfium said that the combination of Soundmouse’s leadership in cue sheet management and monitoring for the broadcast and entertainment production space with Orfium's expertise in UGC tracking and claiming for publishers, labels and product...

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