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Musician’s Union and The Ivors Academy urge Moonbug Entertainment to end ‘coercive practice’ on creators’ royalties

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The UK's Musician's Union and The Ivors Academy have joined forces to urge kids' content specialist Moonbug Entertainment to end what they describe as "coercive practices" on creators' royalties.

The MU and The Ivors reacted to reports that Moonbug was using PRS for Music's "letter of direction" — which allows authors and composers to direct revenues from royalties to a third party — to force composers to assign the company all revenues from performing rights royalties in order to do busines...

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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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ADAMI pays tribute to its Director of Legal and International Affairs Blaise Lefeuvre

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French neighbouring rights society for performers ADAMI has reported that its Director of Legal and International Affairs Blaise Lefeuvre has died following an unspecified illness.

"ADAMI's teams, its Board of Directors, its President Anne Bouvier, for whom Blaise was in all their thoughts in recent months, are immensely sad to lose their comrade, colleague, and friend. Few words can express our dismay today," said the Paris-based organisation in a statement.

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IMRO’s revenue reached an all-time high in 2023, up 8% year-on-year to €45.8 million

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The Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) posted revenue of €45.8 million in 2023, up 8% compared to 2022. The Dublin-based society said financial results for 2023 reached an all-time high.

Media Licensing accounted for the largest share of revenue, up by 8% to €25.2m, driven primarily by "increases in online and international revenue." Collections from the live concert industry experienced "a significant resurgence," up 27% to €7. International revenue also witnessed "significant growth,"...

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Greg Aiello replaces Andrea Gray as Managing Director of PPL PRS Limited

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British music rights society PRS for Music and neighbouring rights society PPL have appointed Greg Aiello as Managing Director of their joint venture PPL PRS Limited, which collects performance rights on behalf of borh organisations.

Aiello — who was Commercial Director at PPL PRS - takes over from Andrea Gray, who has decided "to step down" after almost five years in the job, according to a statement from PPL PRS. Gray was the inaugural leader of PPL PRS, overseeing the establishment of the...

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