Digital Gigs & Festivals Management & Funding Setlist

Setlist: PledgeMusic, song royalties, Woodstock

By and | Published on Monday 20 May 2019


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the collapse of PledgeMusic, how songwriters’ royalties are being lost in the system, and Woodstock 50’s rapid descent into becoming 2019’s Fyre Festival. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:
PledgeMusic acquisition falls through, administration looms
UK Music calls for government investigation into PledgeMusic collapse
New MMF guide explains why songwriters are often missing out on their digital dollars
Woodstock’s financial backers can’t cancel the event, court rules

Also mentioned:
Download the Songwriter Royalties Guide
Buy the Dissecting The Digital Dollar book