Tag: Music Artists

Spotify Is Making Its Own Tracks and Is Adding Them to Their Playlists

With the recent news of Spotify deliberately blackballing Katy Perry’s Apple Music exclusive comeback single “Rise” from its biggest playlist, you would of thought there is nothing else the Swedish music streaming giants could do to surprise us? But, there is more. And it’s more surprising than you would have thought. Spotify has started to …

Musicians are Demanding Changes to DMCA, With U2 and Taylor Swift Joining the Fight Against YouTube.

A coalition of music artists have signed a letter to Congress asking for change in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). They are specifically asking for a change in the ‘safe harbour’ loophole which prevents YouTube from being made liable for any copyright infringements that have taken place on its streaming platform. The list of …