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How Latin American Music is Redefining the Global Music Market – Exclusive White Paper
To declare that Latin America is the hottest music-industry territory today threatens to be an understatement, and Midem is ready to guide decision makers seeking opportunities in the fast-rising region.
This in-depth report offers existing and potential music-business investors an insight into why the market is emerging from its once piracy-ridden notoriety now. It looks at the role digital media has played in that evolution. There are statistics that support the sector’s buoyant image. Also, the study explores why Latin American music artists have become some of biggest creative influencers.
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Tidal Adds Interactive Credits
Music streamer Tidal has added added interactive credit pages designed to spotlight the creators behind the music including background singers, lyricists, producers and mixing engineers.
Tidal says this is just a first step in “creating an ecosystem where all contributors to the music making process are highlighted.” The streamer says it is working with artists and labels to create this in-depth database of credits.
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WHEN IT COMES TO MUSIC DISTRIBUTION, ARTISTS SHOULD BEWARE OF THE INDUSTRY’S TOURISTS
This week, Spotify announced that its six month experiment with disintermediating distributors, and allowing artists to upload direct, is over.
Three weeks ago, Stem announced that they were flushing their system of low-selling artists and doubling their fee.
In this dynamic marketplace, what’s the takeaway?
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Streaming services like Apple Music fueling rise of indies, industry groups say
Even if their artists have to work hard just to make a living, independent record labels are doing better in 2019 thanks to streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora, which are encouraging people to try music beyond mainstream tastes, reports say.
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TikTok Outranks Instagram In Global App Downloads This Year — But Where’s the Revenue?
TikTok is taking the world by storm and leaving Instagram in the dust. A report looking at Q2 2019 shows TikTok still sits heartily above Instagram — at least when it comes to installs.
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