Issue #356: Facebook Signs Music Licensing Deal; Pyeongchang Figure Skating Boosts Music Streaming, Requests on Amazon

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Facebook's Latest Music Licensing Deal Is With Pan-European Rights Hub ICE
Facebook's Latest Music Licensing Deal Is With Pan-European Rights Hub ICEwww.billboard.com

ICE, the one-stop pan-European online rights hub, has agreed what it describes as a “landmark” deal with Facebook.

Can Blockchain Technology Solve Copyright Attribution Challenges of Digital Work?
Can Blockchain Technology Solve Copyright Attribution Challenges of Digital Work?www.ipwatchdog.com
Will blockchain technology solve challenges associated with copyright attribution of a digital work of art?

Pyeongchang Figure Skating Boosts Music Streaming, Requests on Amazon
Pyeongchang Figure Skating Boosts Music Streaming, Requests on Amazonwww.reuters.com

Data from Amazon.com showed that some half a dozen songs featured at the Pyeongchang Games had become much more popular on its streaming music users.

Pandora jumps 9 percent
Pandora jumps 9 percentwww.cnbc.com
Pandora shares jumped more than 9 percent after reporting significant growth in subscription revenue.

The Music Modernization Act: We Can & Must Do Better
The Music Modernization Act: We Can & Must Do Betterwww.billboard.com
The MMA offers some true and constructive change. That said, some crucial elements of the bill are of concern and some remain unresolved.

Chanel Is Releasing Apple Music Playlists Curated by Pharrell
Chanel Is Releasing Apple Music Playlists Curated by Pharrellwww.highsnobiety.com
The playlists are curated by Pharrell, Caroline de Maigret, Ibeyi, Sébastien Tellier, and Michel Gaubert.

Send Your Credits & Liner Notes To Streaming Services — Only With DistroKid
Send Your Credits & Liner Notes To Streaming Services — Only With DistroKidnews.distrokid.com
This is an amazing service that is only available to DistroKid and our members. No other distributor offers it.

Content gatekeepers stand in the way of innovation
Content gatekeepers stand in the way of innovationthehill.com
Today, creativity can be shared around the world with only a wifi signal and the click of a button.

Post Pandora, can Australia turn its music streaming exodus around?
Post Pandora, can Australia turn its music streaming exodus around?mumbrella.com.au
In just over three years, eight audio streaming services have left the Australian market. Deezer was the first to exit in 2014, arguing there were too many

The 2018 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies by Sector: Music
The 2018 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies by Sector: Musicwww.fastcompany.com
Our annual guide to the businesses that matter the most

Spotify Adds 'Spotlight' Multimedia Format
Spotify Adds 'Spotlight' Multimedia Formatwww.hypebot.com
Spotify is rolling out a new multimedia format, Spotlight, which adds visual layers to complement the listening experience for select me podcasts, audiobooks, news, and other audio content.

Library seeks more local music for MnSpin streaming program
Library seeks more local music for MnSpin streaming programwww.fox9.com
Minnesota musicians are encouraged to send their work to the Hennepin County Library for use in MnSpin, a local online music streaming and download service.