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Sony Music Entertainment has announced that it's set to expand its policy of paying out royalties to legacy artists and producers who signed to the...

Artists that signed to Sony before 2000, and have yet to recoup their advances, will start receiving royalties “to increase the ability of those who...

Sony Music Entertainment has announced that it will begin paying out royalties to legacy artists and producers who signed to the company before 2000, and...

Rham Records has refuted the producer's allegations

Gerald Simpson, aka A Guy Called Gerald, says he has never been paid for his 1988 single 'Voodoo Ray' or his 1989 album, 'Hot Lemonade'...

The Chic frontman spoke out in front of MPs yesterday 

Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers argued that major labels are to blame for low artist income from streaming platforms, appearing before MPs yesterday as part of...

“We have to make the economics of streaming fairer”

82% of musicians earned less than £200 from streaming in 2019, according to a new poll by the UK’s independent body for music creators, The...

Data is the new currency and DJing is about to get rich. The endless stream of data generated from cloud DJing will go on to affect...

It’s the year 2025. You’re having dinner with a friend, and your phone vibrates with a notification — Charlotte De Witte is playing your record...

As part of our end of year and end of decade coverage, we've written about our favourite albums, tracks and compilations. Here, DJ Mag staff...

DJs and producers are supposed to be on the same side. For decades now, producers have made the music, and DJs have played it. Simply...

Streaming has come to dominate the music industry, but when it comes to actually earning money from plays, the electronic music community has been somewhat...

Streaming is everywhere. Earlier this year, Spotify announced that it has 217 million users, more than 100 million of which are paid subscribers. They’re followed...

A lack of data, information, and will has left electronic music producers lagging way behind their commercial counterparts. DJ Mag outlines how that happened, how...

In July 2018, DJ Mag published a feature on why streaming in the booth will change DJing forever. It included this: “It’s an open secret...

The streaming giants have filed a 92-page appeal...

Spotify, Google, Amazon and Pandora have launched an appeal to overturn increase in songwriter royalties.

The four industry leaders in music streaming have filed a...

Streaming services have 30 days to challenge the ruling...

The US Copyright Royalty Board has officially approved a 44% increase in streaming royalty rates following a campaign last year led by songwriters and publishers...

According to Music Week, major labels have already received their royalties.

In light of Beatport's failure to pay its labels for the last quarter, Music Week reported today that "trapped" royalty funds have been released to...

The music retailer and streaming service has halted all payments for this quarter

Beatport will not be paying royalties to labels this quarter and will only pay 5% of streaming money for mixes, reported Music Business Worldwide today. ...