Comments      Leave a Comment
      MORE Industry News

Adele-at-the-MTV-Video-Mu-007

YouTube is about to pull music videos by artists including Adele and the Arctic Monkeys, after a number of independent record labels refused to sign up to the licensing terms for its new subscription service.

YouTube will start blocking videos “in a matter of days” to ensure that all content on the new platform is governed by its new contractual terms, said Robert Kyncl, YouTube’s head of content and business operations.

The dispute is that YouTube and the labels are unable to agree on royalty terms the subscription service in addition to existing terms with its free service.

YouTube executives argue that they cannot offer music on the free service without it also being available on the paid service as this would disappoint its subscribers. The solution? To take down songs that can’t be available on both services.

Comments

Ernieball Rewards
Featured
Sonata Kay
Buzz Track: World War Sonata Kay is a London-based singer/songwriter. She is currently recording her debut EP and playing live shows in and around London. Thi...
Read More
Kings Picks
The Well Reds
Atlanta, GA The Well Reds are preparing to release their new album titled Volume in November 2014 which was produced by Joseph Prielozny (Natalie Grant, Mandisa)...
Read More
Industry News
Intimate gigs vs sell-out stadiums: which is best?
For many music-lovers, the experience of going to a state-of-the-art arena to see their favorite band or artist perform is all part of the fun, whereas for other...
Read More
Interviews
Steve Rennie and The Value of a Good Education
  He was an aspiring golf pro turned law student who went on to manage one of the most successful names in modern rock. Today he is inviting the entirety of ...
Read More
Follow

Home

     

About

     

Artist Promotion

     

Contact

     

Daily Readership

Copyright 2014 Kings of A&R     Website by PaleBird