Juliana Koranteng

Charles Caldas, Merlin CEO, Talks Market Complexities, UMG's 'Hubris' (Q&A)

Charles Caldas, Merlin CEO, Talks Market Complexities, UMG's 'Hubris' (Q&A)

As well as being surprised and honored at the accolade he received earlier this week from Brussels-based IMPALA, the Australia-born, Merlin CEO Charles Caldas spoke with Billboard.biz about how licensing the new digital-music services has boosted independents’ share of the global market, the amount of money streaming music could bring indies this year and why Universal chief Lucian Grainge needs to be careful about how he describes his empire’s future strategy.

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