The bar at the Carlton Hotel was bustling again Sunday night as MIDEM attendees returned from late meetings, dinners and MIDEM Festival performances, including the Ting Tings at Chapiteau Croisette.
Charles Caldas, CEO of Merlin, the global rights body for independent labels, chatted with employees from Spotify. Caldas praised Spotifyfor injecting new life in the online subscription music market and said Merlin members appear to be optimistic about their prospects for the new year. The Spotify guys? Please refer all questions to our corporate communications, they said. From left, Merlin CEO Charles Caldas, Spotify licensing director Elias Raam, Spotify European head of licensing Guillaume Arth and Spotify labor relations director Sung-kyu Choi. (Photo: Louis Hau)