Apple has acquired London-based creative services firm Platoon. The company was founded in 2016 by music industry veteran Denzyl Feigelson and LoveFilm co-founder Saul Klein, going on to help develop breakout acts such as Billie Eilish, Stefflon Don and Jorja Smith.
When Kelly Stelbasky arrived in Monterey, California in 2005 to accept a job at Monterey Peninsula Artists, she brought two suitcases and an open mind. She had just met agent Chip Hooper at an industry onference and decided to leave her life as a booker at Miami University of Ohio and come to work with Hooper, who represented acts like Phish and Dave Matthews Band.
Auddly, the Swedish tech start-up co-founded by Swedish songwriters Max Martin and ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus to solve music's well-documented data problems, has teamed up with European CMOs PPL and SAMI as part of its ongoing efforts to accurately capture song data.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed Parliament's vote on her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union, acknowledging that lawmakers would have rejected it by a "significant margin."
Jay-Z is no longer demanding a halt to an arbitration with Iconix Brand Group because of a lack of available black arbitrators at the American Arbitration Association. On Sunday, an attorney for the hip-hop mogul informed a New York judge via letter that AAA had made a newfound commitment on the diversity front.