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IMPALA proposes 10-point plan to make the most of streaming and grow the music market in a fair way

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By Emmanuel Legrand IMPALA, the Brussels-based organisation representing independent music companies, has unveiled a 10-point plan to "Make the Most of the Streaming Opportunity." The plan responds to the need to grow the market in a fair way for all stakeholders and bring the recorded music market back to its pre-Napster levels. "Music streaming is now the main source of income from recorded music worldwide, and the main source of listening pleasure for fans," wrote IMPALA in its proposal. "B...

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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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Pophouse acquires 75% of Avicii’s master recordings and publishing rights

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Stockholm-based company Pophouse Entertainment has acquired a 75% ownership in the master recordings and publishing rights of the late Tim Bergling a.k.a. DJ and electronic music artist Avicii, in an agreement with his family and estate.

Avicii’s family and estate will retain ownership of the remaining 25%. Terms of the transaction was not disclosed. In addition, a joint venture has been created between the family and estate of Tim Bergling and Pophouse to "safeguard Avicii’s legacy throug...

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Amazon’s Epix rebrands as MGM+

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Epix has been rebranded as MGM+, as part of a relaunch set for January 15, 2023 coordinated by the cable network and streaming service new owner Amazon.

The service was previously owned by Viacom, Lionsgate and MGM, and the Hollywood studio bought the other partner's shares in Epix five years ago. Earlier this year, Amazon became the owner of the studio, its catalogue and assets such as Epix.

As part of the rebrand, MGM+ will be available of Amazon Prime Video, cable networks, satellite ...

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Big Machine Label Group signs Chris Janson in partnership with Harpeth 60 Records

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Big Machine Label Group (BLMG) has signed singer-songwriter Chris Janson to BMLG Records in partnership with Janson’s Harpeth 60 Records.

During his career, Janson has earned more than 7.4 billion airplay impressions to date and more than 1.7 billion global streams. Janson's debut single, 'Buy Me A Boat' went to No.1 in the US charts.

“I am so proud to be teaming up with [BLMG Chairman & CEO] Scott Borchetta, [BMLG Records President & CEO] Jimmy Harnen and the team at Big Machin...

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