NCC TO LICENSE MCSN AS COLLECTING SOCIETY

[Reported] Image Credit : (africamusiclaw.com) Following an extensive investigation into the refusal of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to approve Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) as a collecting society, the Federal Government, through the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has directed the NCC, to “issue with immediate effect, an approval […]
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SPOTIFY NOW IMPORTANT AS FACEBOOK FOR MUSICIANS

Most artists often think of Spotify as a place where fans listen to music, but it is more than that these days. Yes, fans rely on streaming services such as Spotify more and more every day but need the same interaction from social media platforms such as Facebook to stay updated and continue being listeners. […]
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REGISTER FOR NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2017

[ Reported ] Image Credit : (thenet.ng) NECLive is the marketplace of ideas, products, and services for the Nigerian Entertainment industry.   We respectfully invite you to join us at the fifth edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference, #NECLive5. NECLive is the marketplace of ideas, products, and services for the Nigerian Entertainment industry. We are now approaching capacity […]
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STEM RAISES $8M TO GET MUSIC ARTISTS PAID MORE SEAMLESSLY

While music streaming has become more and more commoditized, artists still have a wide array of places to distribute their songs like Spotify, YouTube and Apple Music — but getting paid properly can start to complicate things. That problem gets even more difficult when there are multiple people collaborating on the same song and it’s […]
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STREAMING IS MAKING MORE MONEY THAN MUSIC DOWNLOADS EVER DID

[ Reported ] Image Credit : (zimbio.com) It’s a scenario Steve Jobs thought would never materialize. Streaming platforms in the US market are now generating more annual cash from music than digital download services like iTunes ever did. According to RIAA data analyzed by Music Business Worldwide, the peak of download retail sales in the […]
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RESERVOIR ACQUIRES CENTURY MEDIA’S PUBLISHING CATALOGUE

  New York-based independent Reservoir has acquired the music publishing catalogue associated with Germany-born hard rock label group Century Media. The deal delivers Reservoir the rights to various Billboard Top 200 albums including ‘Blood, A Star-Crossed Wasteland’ and ‘The Dream’ by American metalcore band In This Moment; ‘Karmacode’ and ‘Comalies’ by Italian metal band Lacuna […]
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JOB OPPORTUNITY: GRAPHIC AND DESIGN ARTISTE

A fast-growing Nigerian entertainment and media company is hiring a purpose driven personnel for the following designation with the respective requirement: Graphic Artist Should be able to create visual concepts of texts, images and audio-visual by hand or using Computer software, using a Computer is added advantage. Should be able to take good angle photos, […]
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JOB OPPORTUNITY: ACCOUNTANT/ROYALTIES ANALYST

A fast-growing Nigerian entertainment and media company is hiring a purpose driven personnel for the following designation with the respective requirement: Accountant/Royalties Analyst  Should have a degree in Accounting, certification in Corporate Finance, SFAS Rules, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills.  Would Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information, […]
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