Music Licensing

KickO unites music legends on World Music Day to bring music closer to children!

June 25, 2019

Rsearch says that music helps release the “happy chemical” in human body, infact we are programmed to be happier when we listen to music. And on the occasion of this World Music Day, destination of unlimited happiness, Sony YAY! Is all set to celebrate the magical gift of music and spread unlimited smiles amongst its […]

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Amara Muzik partners with Believe as strategic partners in audio video

May 31, 2019

Amara Muzik Pvt. Ltd., well-known regional music label headquartered in Chennai, has entered into a strategic partnership with Believe to distribute Amara Muzik’s, Audio and Video content on Music Platforms Worldwide. Believe will expand the geographic markets of Amara Muzik that owns copyrights to a large catalogue of Bengali, Odia, Chattisgarhi and Rajasthani Film and […]

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

May 17, 2019

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India […]

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Universal Music signs licensing agreement with uduX

April 9, 2019

Universal Music Group has signed an licensing agreement with Nigerian music streaming service uduX. Universal Music Group is the first major music company to license its catalog to uduX. uduX is currently available via monthly subscription through Habari by GTBank, a leading platform for music, shopping and lifestyle content launched in November 2018. Reports said that the service will […]

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Music licensing goes digital through PLUS

March 27, 2019

With PLUS (Performance License For Usage Of Sound Recording), an online portal, executives can issue licenses, and receive payments within minutes. In the world of public performance licensing digitization and the proliferation of the internet across India has created limitless possibilities. ‘Public performance royalties’ are the monetary compensation paid to music labels for the privilege […]

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Facebook signs licensing deals with Indian music labels

March 18, 2019

Social media platform Facebook has signed licensing agreement with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, according to reports. Reports said that the facebook signed agreement to licensing their music to use in videos, messages, stories and other creative content. With this announcement, the users will be able to share music content on both […]

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Boomplay signs licensing deal with Warner Music

March 15, 2019

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, has signed a direct licensing agreement with Warner Music to bring the record company’s diverse global roster of music to the region. Under ther terms of agreement, it will allow Boomplay to distribute Warner Music’s extensive catalogue of more than one million songs to its […]

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Tubi signs licencing deal with NBCUniversal

March 11, 2019

Tubi, the world’s largest ad-supported video on demand has signed a licensing deal with NBCUniversal, which will add nearly 400 television episodes and movies as part of its aggressive plan to expand in 2019. The Tubi customers will be able to access a variety of movies and television series from one of the world’s leading […]

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Spotify to launch in India within 6 months with extended free trial: Report

November 29, 2018

Sweden-based music streaming service Spotify will make its India debut in the next six months, according to a report in Variety. Spotify has already secured deals with some of the popular music companies. According to several media reports, Indian music record label, T-series has also made a deal with the company. The platform will offer […]

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Now, Facebook will let you add a song to photos, videos

October 31, 2018

Facebook will now allow users to add music to Stories and also in their News Feed posts. Facebook has introduced new music features, including an option to add a song to photos and videos that has been shared to Facebook Stories. “And, we’re bringing it to News Feed, too!” Facebook said in a statement, adding […]

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CMRRA signs licensing deal with Amazon Music

October 1, 2018

Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) has reached a licensing deal with Amazon Music. Amazon Music Unlimited launched in Canada and CMRRA said it has reached a licensing agreement with Amazon Music to ensure that its music publisher and rightsholder clients, which together represent more than 80,000 music catalogs, will receive royalties for the use […]

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Artists can now upload tracks directly to the platform, thanks to Spotify

September 24, 2018

In what could be one of the biggest news in the world of music licensing, Spotify launched a new feature which will enable independent artists to upload tracks to the service directly without any requirement for a third-party aggregator or record label. The feature currently remains in an invite-only beta mode with a few hundred […]

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Now send musical GIFs to Snapchat, thanks to TuneMoji

August 30, 2018

Snapchat users will now be able to send musical GIFs through chats, or as part of stories through TuneMoji. The music GIF network is integrating into Snap allowing the app’s millions of users to add TuneMojis in chats and stories. However, you will need to have both TuneMoji and Snapchat downloaded in order to send […]

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Facebook inks major music licensing deal with Apra Amcos

August 18, 2018

Australian performance and mechanical rights society Apra Amcos has signed a major licensing agreement with Facebook. The deal arrives after the social media giant secured long-term licensing agreements with all three major labels––Sony Music, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music as well as global digital rights agency Merlin, which represents over 20,000 indie record labels […]

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