Film and TV
Hipgnosis has a big share in this year’s John Lewis Christmas sync (Music Week)
All The Small Things was written and recorded by Blink-182 in 1999. Hipgnosis has a share in the track, following its deal for 100% of the writer’s and publisher’s share of Tom DeLonge’s catalogue (administered by Sony Music Publishing).
EA Sports unveils ultimate FIFA Soundtrack featuring best songs from the last 25 years (Business Wire)
Players from around the world have helped curate the all-time playlist by streaming their favorite FIFA songs past and present on Spotify
Ed Sheeran’s ‘Celestial’ in Pokemon game teaser soundtrack (Billboard)
Pokémon dropped the trailer for its upcoming games Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet on Tuesday (Nov. 8) featuring Ed Sheeran‘s latest single “Celestial.”
Call Of Duty Composer leaves, says MW2 soundtrack is ‘not my artistic intent’ (Kotaku)
Schachner’s statement suggests that her “challenging” dynamic with the audio director (which Variety reports is Stephen Miller) is at least partly down to this soundtrack release, as she adds “what will be released on the soundtrack is not my artistic intent in regards to mixing and mastering.”
Synchtank Report – Complexities and Solutions in Music Rights Clearance (Synchblog)
The latest report from Synchtank explores the challenges associated with clearing, tracking, and reporting on music rights, and identifies the solutions available to improve efficiencies.
Major labels push for TikTok ad revenue amid licensing talks (Digital Music News)
The Big Three – that is, Universal Music, Sony Music, and Warner Music – are specifically requesting that TikTok “share the advertising revenue and increase the royalties it pays.”
Will Page says “music copyright has never had it so good” as global revenues reach almost $40 billion (CMU)
The total value of music copyright in 2021, says a new report from Page, was up 18% to $39.6 billion, and would have been higher had the pandemic not impacted on certain music right revenue streams.
Music sync is a mess, a new report finds (Hypebot)
A new report takes a critical look at the disjointed business of sync clearances and identifies some solutions to the challenges facing music users and creators.
Jaxsta introduces new metadata matching tool for rightsholders (MBW)
The so-called work-to-recording data matching technology will provide songwriters, PROs, CMOs, publishers, music supervisors, TV production houses and music lawyers a source to access the right licensing, streamline revenue, and manage works they control, Jaxsta said.
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