January 2018 Industry Wrap-Up

Copyright Royalty Board Approves Increases in Mechanical Rates Good news for songwriters of all stripes: this month,the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) approved a series of graduated increases in mechanical royalty rates. What’s being referred to as the single largest jump in mechanical royalties in history, rates are scheduled to increase 43.8% over the course […]

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iHeartRadio Expands Services For Users

Hot on the heels of announcing 100 million registered users, iHeartRadio recently released their newest services, iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access (powered by Napster) and we’re excited to announce that these services are now available for TuneCore Artists to distribute their music to! iHeartRadio already offers listeners access to over 750 live streams of […]

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September News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm Streaming isn’t going away anytime soon, and it seems like all of our store partners have been stepping up their game to better accommodate the rapidly-evolving music streaming industry: Spotify shatters previous streaming records with 40 million active subscribers. Apple Music gets a makeover in the wake of the iPhone 7 and […]

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August News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm August was an especially busy month for our stores and streaming services, with even some of our more niche partners making big news: iHeartRadio’s listener rate is skyrocketing, surpassing 10 million new registered users within the last seven months. Shazam is soon to become a household name with the new Fox game […]

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