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DACS report shows artist resale right generated £120m in royalties since 2006

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The UK's Design and Artist’s Copyright Society (DACS) has disclosed that since its was first introduced in the UK in 2006, the London-based organisation has distributed more than £120 million in Artist Resale Right (ARR) royalties, directly benefiting over 6,000 artists and their heirs.

In a report documenting almost two decades of managing the ARR, DACS shows that the ARR has played a "pivotal role" in supporting artists and the wider UK art market. The ARR consists of a small percentage o...

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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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The MLC picks Blokur, Jaxsta, Pex, Salt and SX Works to provide data matching services

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The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) has unveiled a new Supplemental Matching Network that will help the Nashville-based righs society to "provide data matching services to complement and enhance The MLC’s existing matching processes and capabilities."

The MLC’s Supplemental Matching Network will initially include Blokur, Jaxsta, Pex, Salt and SX Works, a SoundExchange company. The MLC was launched in 2021 with the goal to administering the blanket compulsory license for the use of ...

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SUISA sues X parent company Twitter International for using unlicensed music

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Music rights licensing entity SUISA Digital Licensing, a subsidiary of Swiss rights society SUISA, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in the Munich I District Court against Twitter International.

The suit alleges that the parent company of X used unlicensed music represented by SUISA Digital on the social network. SUISA Digital said the lawsuit follows "repeated attempts" to license X for more than half a year. "Twitter International refuses to pay songwriters, composers and publishe...

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peermusic renews multi-year partnership with digital music licensing hub ICE

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peermusic and digital licensing hub ICE have renewed their multi-year partnership that will see the ICE Core platform handle online representation of the music publishers' repertoire.

peermusic has been a direct member of the ICE Core since 2018. The partnership has resulted in "significantly increasing" the company's royalties through the ICE hub, with an average Year-on-Year of more than 60%, according to the company.

Pictured (l. to r.): Ben McEwen, Chief Commercial Officer, ICE; Nig...

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