SUBSCRIBE FOR FULL CONTENT ACCESS: VIEW OFFERS
Connect with us

Creative Industries

Ingrooves Music Group granted patent for its Smart Audience advertising solution

Published

on

Ingrooves Music Group — the services and distribution company for the independent sector owned by Universal Music Group — has reported that it has been issued a second United States patent (No.11,113,707) for a music marketing solution allowing the identification of high-value streaming audiences based on their listening behaviour by using artificial intelligence (AI).

Ingrooves said that campaigns using the Smart Audience advertising solution have "driven an increase in streams at a rate n...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

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).

Creative Industries

Ian Barter signs global music publishing agreement with Notting Hill Music

Published

on

British independent music publisher Notting Hill Music has signed producer and writer Ian Barter to a long-term worldwide music publishing deal.

Barter produced and co-wrote the upcoming Gabrielle album including the recent single 'A Place In Your Heart' as well as her brand new single 'Sorry'. Barter has worked in the past with Amy Winehouse, Paloma Faith & Dermot Kennedy amongst many others.

Notting Hill's Head of Creative Services, John Saunderson, said, “As soon as we heard Ian ...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Creative Industries

Concord wins bid to acquire Hipgnosis Songs Fund for $1.4 billion in cash

Published

on

The Board of Directors of Hipgnosis Songs Fund (HSF), the London-listed portfolio of music assets, has agreed to sell to Concord in an all-cash transaction worth $1.402 billion, equivalent to £0.932 per share.

The deal is made by Concord Chorus Ltd, an entity indirectly controlled by Alchemy Copyrights, LLC, and trading as Concord. The deal will be financed by private equity group Apollo through debt and a minority stake in Concord Chorus. The transaction represents a premium of approximatel...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Creative Industries

Warner Chappell Music signs The Red Clay Strays a global publishing agreement

Published

on

Country-rock band The Red Clay Strays have signed a global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music (WCM).

With roots in Mobile, Alabama, The Red Clay Strays have been playing together since 2016. The band is comprised of lead singer Brandon Coleman, electric guitarist Zach Rishel, guitarist/vocalist Drew Nix, bassist Andrew Bishop, and drummer John Hall.

The band also includes its main songwriting partner and videographer Matthew Coleman, who commented: “We’re looking forward to part...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Trending