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North America’s movie box-office was up 20% in 2023 to $9 billion in a year domminated by ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’

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North America's box office revenue reached $9 billion in 2023, up 20% over 2022’s $7.5bn, according to Comscore. The Hollywood Reporter said it was the " best showing of the post-pandemic era."

However, revenue still falls short from pre-pandemic levels, when US and Canada's revenue crossed $10bn every year since 2009, with a jump of $11bn between 2015 and 2019. Comscore estimates that 2023 domestic revenue will be of $9.03bn-$9.05bn for 2023, down 21% from 2019’s $11.4bn.

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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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Warner Chappell Music re-ups with ICE

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Warner Chappell Music (WCM) has renewed and expanded its partnership with digital licensing hub ICE. As part of the new agreement, WCM will move all online processing from other European digital licensing administration partners to ICE.

WCM disclosed that the decision follows "a thorough 10-month review, assessing both existing providers and new entrants to the market to identify the solution that will best serve WCM’s songwriters, composers and producers."

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Sony Music Publishing Nashville and Verse 2 Music renew global publishing agreement with Josh Hoge

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Sony Music Publishing Nashville and Verse 2 Music have renewed their global publishing deal with singer and songwriter Josh Hoge.

“I’m very thankful to be continuing this journey with Kent, Kane, Rusty and the SMP/Verse 2 family!" said Hoge. "I’ve always been a writer that’s loved when I’ve been able to be exactly who I am and create exactly the way I want, and Kent and team have always let me be myself, which I think that’s a big reason to our success together. It truly is and feels like a...

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Jensen Communications appointed Leo Lavoro as SVP, Publicity and Media Strategy

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Media, marketing and management firm Jensen Communications has appointed music industry veteran Leo Lavoro as SVP, Publicity and Media Strategy.

In his new role, Lavoro will provide "strategic direction for the company’s roster of clients in the areas of PR, marketing and brand building." He reports to Michael Jensen, President and Founder of Jensen Communications. “

I am incredibly thrilled and honored to announce Leo Lavoro as Senior Vice President of Jensen Communications,” said Je...

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