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May 24, 2023 – Music Biz Member The Orchard Promotes Joanna Noyes To SVP Of Global Marketing & Brand Strategy

Artist and label services company, The Orchard has promoted Joanna Noyes to the role of SVP of Global Marketing & Brand Strategy. In this position, she will be responsible for overseeing global marketing and brand strategy in more than 45 markets worldwide, in addition to managing a team who works across digital/brand marketing & communications, advertising, video services, creative design, college & lifestyle marketing and CRM.  Prior to joining The Orchard, Noyes co-founded FTW! Media, a marketing agency specializing in digital &... Read More

May 24, 2023 – Music Biz Member Revelator Partners with Tuned Global To Integrate NFTs Into Music Streaming Platforms

Digital IP infrastructure music provider, Revelator has partnered with B2B music streaming service, Tuned Global to incorporate NFTs into music streaming platforms. Per the partnership, Revelator will offer Tuned Global customers a white-label platform to mint, sell, distribute, report and track music NFTs. Through this collaboration, artists will be able to create and distribute music releases or derivative content as NFT collections. Participating artists will benefit from payment opportunities facilitated by blockchain-based smart contracts.  “The Web3 music ecosystem will exist in parallel to the streaming economy for years to come,” said Gilad Woltsovitch,... Read More

May 23, 2023 – Music Biz Members OpenPlay and VEVA Collect Partner To Offer VEVA Clients Direct Delivery Services

Asset and catalog management platform, OpenPlay has partnered with VEVA Collect to provide VEVA’s clients with access to OpenPlay’s Direct Delivery services. At the push of a button, VEVA Collect clients will be able to deliver their music or video assets to more than 70 music services globally.  “VEVA Sound and VEVA Collect are incredibly respected audio services, and we’re proud to be partnering with them to provide last-mile delivery services to their clients,” said Jonathan Bender,... Read More

May 23, 2023 – Music Biz Member Syntax Creative Partners With Grapetree Records To Expand Catalog Reach

Syntax Creative has partnered with Grapetree Records to expand the reach of the label’s classic catalog. Per the partnership, Syntax will offer Grapetree access to its extensive distribution and marketing network, in addition to collaboration on marketing and promotion efforts including social media campaigns, playlisting and media outreach. Syntax will also establish an extensive and automated accounting system.  “We are thrilled to partner with Grapetree Records and bring their genre-defining music into our system,” said Syntax Creative CEO,... Read More

May 22, 2023 – Music Biz Member Ircam Amplify Launches Beta Version Of Spatial Audio Solution

Ircam Amplify has launched the beta version of its accessible spatial audio solution that offers artists, labels and distributors the ability to transform music files into spatial audio content. The company’s beta program offers an “AI-powered, artifact-free spatial audio engine,” a user-friendly interface that enables artists and producers to fine-tune the spatialisation process, comprehensive support for a wide range of formats within the spatial audio market and online access through an API. The beta experiment will run until September 2023. ... Read More

May 22, 2023 – Music Biz Member CD Baby & Cosynd Expands Partnership To Include Copyright Protection For Independent Musicians

Independent music distributor, CD Baby and leading copyright protection platform, Cosynd are expanding their five-year partnership with the integration of Cosynd’s Copyright Registration API into the CD Baby platform. Per the partnership, CD Baby is among the first distributors to integrate Cosynd’s first-of-its-kind API into its platform. The availability of Cosynd’s Copyright Registration API on CD Baby’s platform will empower independent artists to efficiently register copyrights and establish legal ownership over their work.  “As a platform that has always been about empowering independent musicians,... Read More

May 22, 2023 – Music Biz Member Music Story Releases New Music Metadata Monitor For Faster Data Availability

Global music metadata provider, Music Story has released  its new Music Metadata Monitor that will provide users with faster, more efficient access to metadata. Music product and editorial managers can use the new platform to perform deep analysis into specific metadata related to artists, albums and recordings through a new user interface that will allow them to respond quicker and better engage subscribers without waiting for complicated data queries. The new product allows DSPs the opportunity to ... Read More

May 11, 2023 – Music Biz Member YouTube Announces AI-Powered Features To Target Gen Z

YouTube has announced two new AI-powered features allowing brands to advertise to Gen Z using popular music. The two features, “Gen Z Music” and “Trending Music on Shorts,” will use AI to identify the songs trending among Gen Z across YouTube, while helping brands better leverage the YouTube Shorts format. The company’s AI initiative is designed to help cement YouTube’s position as a comprehensive music platform that offers a suite of features for brands seeking to use music to connect with a younger audience. ... Read More

May 11, 2023 – Music Biz Member Warner Chappell Music Signs Publishing Deal With Ana Mena

Warner Chappell Music has signed a publishing deal with Ana Mena, the most-streamed female performer in Spain and Italy. In 2016, Mena began her music career with her first single, No Soy Como Tú Crees, before working with Italian artist Fred De Palma on his single, Una volta ancora, that catapulted her career in 2018. Since then, she has had five singles reach #1 on the Spanish radio charts, accumulated 6 million listeners on Spotify and received more than 1.2 billion streams across all DSPs. ... Read More

May 11, 2023 – Music Biz Member Viberate Launches Emerging Artist Chart Feature For Discovering New Talent

Music analytics platform, Viberate has released an emerging artist chart that enables users to discover new talent from around the world. Powered by streaming and social media data, the new feature includes country, genre and performance filters that improve accuracy in identifying emerging artists and give users more control in the process. The company aims to help A&Rs pinpoint artists in specific genres and in specific stages in their career.  Click here to read more from Music Business Worldwide.... Read More