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Hipgnosis grabs 50% of Neil Young’s songwriting catalogue and raises $200m

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By Emmanuel LegrandIt was another busy week for Hipgnosis Songs Fund with the acquisition of 50% of Neil Young's worldwide copyright and income interests in his entire song catalogue comprising 1,180 songs, and of shares of the catalogue from songwriter, guitarist and producer Lindsey Buckingham, of Fleetwood Mac fame, comprising 161 songs. Hipgnosis first acquired a 25% share of Buckingham's catalogue in September 2020, and now owns 100% of Buckingham's music publishing rights, including his P...

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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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IMPALA teams with YouTube to highlight 100 Artists to Watch in 2023

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European indepdentn music company's organistion IMPALA has teamed with YouTube to launch a global spotlight on 100 Artists to Watch, featuring up-and-coming artists signed to independent labels.

"This pan-European initiative continues IMPALA`s efforts to put a spotlight on the diversity of the European independent music sector," said the Brussels-based organisation 100 Artists to Watch is designed to "highlight artists at different stages in their careers."

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James Morrison signs worldwide artist service deal with Cooking Vinyl

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British singer and songwriter James Morrison has signed a global artist services agreement with London-based independent music company Cooking Vinyl.

The deal will kick off with the release of new music towards the end of this year, leading up to the release of Morrison’s sixth studio album. Cooking Vinyl was founded in 1986 by Martin Goldschmidt and Pete Lawrence.

Cooking Vinyl's Rob Collins, James Morrison and Closer Artists' Paul McDonald 

“I’m delighted to be working with Rob and ...

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European Commission plans a study on discoverability of European content online

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European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Mariya Gabriel (pictured, above) announced that the Commission will launch this year a study on the discoverability of European content online, with "a particular focus on music streaming."

"This study will help us understand the challenges of discoverability faced by European music in the digital environment and explore potential solutions," said Gabriel in a message to the participants to the Creators Conference o...

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