The Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC) sanctions SGAE again for distorting competition

The Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC) sanctions SGAE again for distorting competition

Following complaints from UNISON, the Spanish competition authority imposes a new fine of 6.4 million euros on SGAE and bans it from contracting with the Public Administration. Why does the CNMC fine SGAE? UNISON filed a complaint against the Spanish collective management organisation t(Sociedad general de Autores y Editores, SGAE) before the Spanish competition authority…

The Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC) sanctions SGAE again for distorting competition

The Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC) sanctions SGAE again for distorting competition

Following complaints from UNISON, the Spanish competition authority imposes a new fine of 6.4 million euros on SGAE and bans it from contracting with the Public Administration. Why does the CNMC fine SGAE? UNISON filed a complaint against the Spanish collective management organisation (Sociedad general de Autores y Editores, SGAE) before the Spanish competition authority…

Trends and Technology in Live Music

Trends and Technology in Live Music

Global business trends and new technologies are driving a rapid evolution in the live music industry. This change results from technological advancements, shifts in consumer behaviors, and new business strategies. Notably, there is an increase in the use of virtual reality and the implementation of predictive analytics and Big Data tools to gain a deep…

Unveiling the Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Emerging Trends in Royalty Collection: Unveiling the Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

In the ever-evolving landscape of the music industry, the traditional methods of royalty collection are undergoing a transformative shift. This blog post delves into the emerging trends in music royalty collection, specifically exploring how innovative approaches and cutting-edge technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) are reshaping the way artists and rights holders receive compensation…

what is a ISWC

The ISWC: The Secret Identification of Songs

When someone asks us to unequivocally identify a song in the digital world, they most likely expect to receive a link to that song on YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud, or any other streaming platform. Honestly, a few years ago, I would have expected exactly the same, and I would have been puzzled if someone had said…

Bruno Mota unison

Interview with Bruno Mota: His Vision and Future at Unison Rights

Hey everyone, I’m thrilled to introduce you to one of our newest clients here at Unison Rights. We’re beyond excited to welcome Bruno Mota, a powerhouse Portuguese music producer, to the Unison family. Bruno’s impressive track record and innovative approach to music production make him a perfect fit for our roster of clients, and we…

Unison Joins MMF UK as Associate Partner

Unison Joins MMF UK as Associate Partner: A Collaboration to Empower Music Managers

We are thrilled to announce an exciting partnership that reinforces Unison’s commitment to support creators and engage with the British music artists’ community. Unison Rights, a leading player in the realm of music rights management, has officially joined forces with the Music Managers Forum UK (MMF UK) as an Associate Partner. This collaboration confirms and strengthens…

inteligencia artificial en la industria de la música

What is Artificial Intelligence and Why Does It Scare Us?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force in the contemporary technological landscape, but its existence and capabilities have always sparked a huge social debate and great concern. In this article, we will explain, in broad terms, what Artificial Intelligence is, how it works, and some of the reasons why it is feared. What…