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  1. Michael Simon of Harry Fox Agency: Digital Music's Slingshot

    November 19, 2012 12:55 PM EST Michael Simon, the new president/CEO of the Harry Fox Agency, says he has a simple goal for HFA: combine his deep love of music with his desire to build the industry's digital infrastructure to help young people discover musicians like Hal ...

  2. A2IM's Indie Week Day Two: Label Execs Warn About Getting Digital Transactions In Order

    June 20, 2012 9:20 PM EDT The "Get Your Digital House In Order" panel on the second day of A2IM's indie week looked at a Kill Rock Stars/Redeye promotion with subscription service Rdio. From left to right: Kills Rock Stars' Portia Sabin explains how the ...

  3. RoyaltyShare to Take Over Sony Music's Royalty Processing

    July 12, 2011 8:01 PM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has called on RoyaltyShare to take over the processing and payment of artist and mechanical royalties, according to both companies. While Sony declined to comment on the move other than to acknowledge that it had occurred, ...

  4. RightsFlow Builds A Business Around Clearing Song Rights

    March 18, 2011 12:00 PM EDT When it launched in the fall of 2007, RightsFlow comprised four people working out of the living room of president/CEO Patrick Sullivan's apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side.Today, the company has established itself as a disruptive ...

  5. MySpace Music Launches In The U.K.

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Over a year after its U.S. rollout, MySpace Music has made its long-awaited bow in the United Kingdom, going live at 00.01 U.K. time today (Dec. 3), following a launch gig by U.K. rock band Kasabian at London's Heaven venue. As with the U.S. ...

  6. Digital Briefs: Tenenaum Case, RoyaltyShare, Last.fm

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Charles Nesson, the Harvard law school professor defending Joel Tenenaum in a file-sharing case against the RIAA , details what drove him to take the case in an op-ed for Ars Technica. In sum, he thinks the RIAA's litigation campaign is &q ...

  7. MySpace Music Expands Offering

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST MySpace Music has added content from five larger independent labels and indie music distributor, four months after its September launch. The new partners include Nettwerk Music Group, INgrooves, IRIS Distribution and RoyaltyShare, as well as Wind- ...

  8. RightsFlow Upgrades 'Flow' System

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT RightsFlow is upgrading its "Flow" system to handle licensing, accounting and payment solutions for labels, distributors and online music services to license and pay songwriters and music publishers. The launch of the turnkey product fol ...

  9. Industry, Online Services Reach Royalty Deal

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recording industry, music publishers and online music services have revealed the details of a landmark royalty deal for streaming and limited downloads of music, which was first announced June 18 . The agreement proposes a mechanical royalty r ...

  10. Digital Briefs: Sony BMG, Tesco, IODA, RoyaltyShare

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sony BMG's Commercial Music Group unveiled a licensing Web site for filmmakers called MovieTunes. The site allows filmmakers to submit the music criteria they need, which a Sony BMG staffer will then use to help find the right song. - Warne ...

  11. Rights Management Firms Expand Reach

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With music rights, licensing, and fees becoming top-of-mind issues lately, rights management firms RightsFlow and RoyaltyShare are expanding their footprint in the space. RoyaltyShare has acquired Broad Street Digital from Arbinet to gain access t ...

  12. RoyaltyShare Adds Digital Firms

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital royalty solution provider RoyaltyShare is expanding its Content Management Service to include seven new digital services: AmieStreet.com, Hot Topic/ ShockHound.com, PassAlong Networks, Puretracks and SpiralFrog. Record label customers and ...

  13. RoyaltyShare Launches New Distro Service

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST RoyaltyShare introduced a Web-based digital music distribution and management service at MIDEM designed to compete with digital distributors like The Orchard and IODA. The system is targeted at smaller independent record labels and DIY artists loo ...

  14. BDMI Invests In RoyaltyShare

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) is the latest strategic investor in RoyaltyShare, which provides royalty processing solutions and other Web-based services supporting the distribution and sale of digital music. BDMI invested $3 million ...

  15. Leighton-Pope Speaks, Popkomm Listens On Day 3

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The booming international live music sector is still relatively untapped, veteran British artist manager and agent Carl Leighton-Pope told delegates today on the final afternoon of the Popkomm 2007 trade fair. The executive, who has guided the car ...

  16. RoyaltyShare Buys U.K.’s Musicalc

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.S.-based online royalty processing specialist RoyaltyShare is extending its European business through the acquisition of Musicalc, a U.K.-based provider of royalty accounting software for the industry. The acquisition of Musicalc, which boasts a ...

  17. RoyaltyShare Acquires IDEA

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT RoyaltyShare has acquired Independent Digital Entertainment & Arts, which provides outsourced content management and delivery services to record labels, distributors and retailers. RoyaltyShare says it will add IDEA's outsourcing capabili ...

  18. RoyaltyShare Secures $5 Million In Funding

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT RoyaltyShare, which offers digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, has secured a $5 million Series B round of financing. It will be used to expand its operations, with regional offices to open in New York, Los Angeles and Europe l ...

  19. DDEX Establishes First Digital Data Standards

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Group formed to develop customs. Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) has established its first four standards to facilitate efficient information sharing among companies involved with digital music. DDEX was launched in May to develop voluntary data exch ...

  20. RoyaltyShare Wins Top IMEA Prize

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT RoyaltyShare, the U.S.-based online royalty processing specialist, triumphed at this year's Popkomm Innovations in Music & Entertainment Award (IMEA) in Berlin. RoyaltyShare, the U.S.-based online royalty processing specialist, triump ...

  21. RoyaltyShare To Launch In Europe

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Web-based royalty processing specialist RoyaltyShare is expanding its services into Europe, Billboard.biz has learned. Web-based royalty processing specialist RoyaltyShare is expanding its services into Europe, Billboard.biz has learned. San Diego ...

  22. RoyaltyShare To Launch In Europe

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. affiliate tipped for Spring 2007. Web-based royalty processing specialist RoyaltyShare is expanding its services into Europe, Billboard.biz has learned. San Diego-based RoyaltyShare's chairman Bob Kohn tells Billboard.biz that various pi ...

  23. Koch Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. News ...

  24. Koch Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Independent music distributor Koch Entertainment Distribution has extended its reach through separate partnerships with the Independent Online Distribution Alliance and RoyaltyShare. The company also converted more t ...