In cutting a deal to pay artist performance royalties to Fleetwood Mac for the band's new EP, Clear Channel Media & Entertainment continues to enter deals to pay royalties for master recordings from terrestrial radio advertising in exchange for predictable reduced rates for digital radio.

According to Clear Channel, it's the first rights partnership between a radio company and an artist, but the company has already cut deals with 11 indie labels including Big Machine, Glassnote, Naxos and Wind-Up.

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